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Visual Arts Program

The Visual Arts Program offers Bachelor's of Fine Arts degrees (BFA's) in Visual Arts as well as Bachelor's of Arts degrees (BA's) in Visual Arts and Art Education. Students may also earn an academic or a skill-based minor in these fields. Students are required to meet with faculty and academic advisor to plan an academic schedule.

All students hoping to major in visual arts are required to submit a portfolio of their foundation year work for review and acceptance into the program. To submit your work please scan, photograph and post your artwork to your Behance portfolio. Please make sure that you submit before the appropriate deadline to be considered.

Student Resources

Visual Arts Portfolio Review

Apply by April 30th to begin in the semester indicated in the acceptance letter.

Visual Arts Program Scholarship

Students must submit the application before the appropriate deadline to be considered.

BFA Application

Students must apply one year before you plan to start your BFA. Consult VA faculty as soon as you are ready.

Visual Arts Transfer Students Portfolio Review

Those who have completed the equivalents to ART 119, 156 & 210 should apply as soon as possible to avoid unnecessarily repeating courses. Consult academic advisor and/or faculty to discuss credit transfer options.

Visual Arts Facebook Group

Keep up to date on current Visual Arts Program events, join our open Facebook community group, and share your visual arts related content.

Visual Arts Linkedin Group

Keep up to date on current Visual Arts Program events, join our Linkedin community group, and share your visual arts related content.

Visual Arts Progam Faculty

Jihae Kwon

Assistant Professor

Robert McConnell

Assistant Professor

Jeff Merrill

Associate Professor