The BFA program in painting offers a learning environment for creative, intellectual and technical growth that leads to quality art practice and professionalism. The program encourages a wide spectrum of approaches to contemporary painting as visual expression, ranging from traditional to innovative.
If you have studied computer sciences, you will have gained many technical and non-technical skills which are highly valued by employers, from leadership to programming. The increasing scope of computer science means you have plenty of choice in a wide variety of highly specialized areas. With computer technologies playing an ever growing role in all aspects of modern life, you re likely to find your computer science skills in high demand across many different industries. These include: financial organizations, management consultancy firms, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies (IT-related, financial services and others), governmental agencies, universities and hospitals. However, unsurprisingly, most graduates go into roles within the computer industry.
As always, it's extremely beneficial to have completed relevant work experience. You should also consider compiling a portfolio of your own independent projects outside of your degree, which could be in the form of programming, moderating online or even building an app. This will demonstrate to employers your interest in the subject and your problem-solving skills, creativity and initiative.
Students work under the guidance of a large full-time faculty of active professionals who are nationally and internationally recognized. Visiting artists of national stature enhance the program with lectures and individual undergraduate critiques. All students who are admitted to the major must pass a portfolio review to continue in the major after successful completion of the art foundational course work.
Programme Structure Courses include: Art from Prehistory Through Middle Ages 3-D Design 2-D Design Drawing Color Watercolor 3D Art Course Painting
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements All art students will be admitted to ASU into the Bachelor of Arts (art studies) program. They must complete a series of requirements including foundational course work and successfully passing a portfolio review to be eligible for study in one of the school's Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs, which include upper-division course work in the studio. There is no portfolio review process at the time of admission to ASU for freshmen. Typically, students in their second year who are interested in studio art and art education will submit a portfolio for review after completing the core requirements and during completion of the last of the 12 hours of 200-level art requirements.
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.