2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a Major in Art is offered as a program of study emphasizing professional preparation in the studio areas of art. Within the 72 semester hours required for the major, the student must select a specialization (from ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, fibers, or graphic design).

For the B.F.A. degree, a minimum of 40 semester hours must be completed in courses numbered above 300.  A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed in residence, with the last 10 hours of academic work completed at Northwest. A minimum total of 120 academic hours are required for this degree.

B.F.A. Degree


The Northwest Core

44 to 47

Institutional Requirements


Comprehensive Major in Art


Total Credit Hours: 120