Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art

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Application Deadline for Fall 2018

Freshman –  January 15, 2018  Transfer Students – February 15, 2018

Application Deadline for Spring 2019

Freshman – October 1, 2018  /  Transfer Students – November 1, 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art – Studio

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art: Studio

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art is a professional degree program for artists very seriously interested in the evolution of their artistic expression. This program will require you to contend with yourself as an artist by fostering your dedication, the definition of your point of view, your ideas, and the quality of your ways of expression.

Candidates for the BFA (all the tracks) are required to submit electronically a portfolio of their works to be reviewed by a departmental committee. Not all candidates for the BFA will be accepted. The department utilize the GetAcceptd.com service for the portfolio submissions.

Degree Program Hours: 120

Portfolio Contents:

All images submitted must be in 300 dpi jpeg format, and include – title of work, dimensions/duration, medium, date produce, a brief description about the work. Portfolios are reviewed by a committee of faculty members.

Portfolio of work – 20 images

  • 5 images of observational drawings – still life and/or figurative
  • 10 images representing skill in a proposed focus area: Studio Art, Graphic Design, or Digital Arts
  • 5 images allowed for works outside focus area or sketchbook images

Application Deadline for Fall 2018

Freshman –  January 15, 2018  Transfer Students – February 15, 2018

Application Deadline for Spring 2019

Freshman – October 1, 2018  /  Transfer Students – November 1, 2018

Summit BFA Portfolio via GetAcceptd.com

FIU Undergraduate Admissions online application (accessed here).

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: the FIU Undergraduate Catalog

BFA Graphic Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art – Graphic Design Track

The Graphic Design Track of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in the Department of Art + Art History aims to offer students a path for the links between practice of traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 College of Architecture + The Arts 93 visual arts and commercial graphics design and communication. This specialization in design balances practical, intellectual and technical training with emphasis in how visual communication opens possibilities for students to develop collaborations with non-designers, software developers and programmers, and a professionals working in diverse fields. This track offers an intensive course of study in contemporary design strategies and theory. This curriculum includes design and typography courses with an emphasis on interactivity, mobility, strategic branding and social media in a network economy. This track capitalizes on a strong base in fine arts and innovative design courses where students will master a strong foundation in design and become innovators for new communication media.

The Graphic Design Track is designed as an interdisciplinary studio-based program offering a a path for the links between practice of traditional visual arts and commercial graphics design and communication. The track will prepare students to have a strong base in visual arts with an opportunity to develop conceptual and technical focus in graphic design, creating hybridization in fine arts practice and design.

Degree Program Hours: 120

Common Course Prerequisites: Same as those for BFA in Art degree requirements (2-D Design, 3-D Design, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Art History Survey I, Art History Survey II)

Candidates for the BFA (all the tracks) are required to submit electronically a portfolio of their works to be reviewed by a departmental committee. Not all candidates for the BFA will be accepted. The department utilize the GetAcceptd.com service for the portfolio submissions.

Portfolio Contents:

All images submitted must be in 300 dpi jpeg format, and include – title of work, dimensions/duration, medium, date produce, a brief description about the work. Portfolios are reviewed by a committee of faculty members.

Portfolio of work – 20 images

  • 5 images of observational drawings – still life and/or figurative
  • 10 images representing skill in a proposed focus area: Studio Art, Graphic Design, or Digital Arts
  • 5 images allowed for works outside focus area or sketchbook images

Application Deadline for Fall 2018

Freshman –  January 15, 2018  Transfer Students – February 15, 2018

Application Deadline for Spring 2019

Freshman – October 1, 2018  /  Transfer Students – November 1, 2018

Summit BFA Portfolio via GetAcceptd.com

FIU Undergraduate Admissions online application (accessed here).

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: the FIU Undergraduate Catalog

BFA Animation, Video and Digital Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art –  Digital Arts Track

The Digital Arts Track is designed to prepare students for the technological and conceptual relevance in contemporary digital arts practice. Students will develop skills necessary to responsibly participate in the evolution of digital arts as an interdisciplinary exploration within the field of fine arts. The program balances practical and technical training with emphasis in fine arts. This track offers an intensive course of study in new media including courses in animation, video and digital arts. Elective courses include study across diverse disciplines. This track will give an opportunity for students pursuing career paths with digital arts the ability to succeed in this field after graduation with diverse paths within art, technology and hybridization with other fields of study.

The Digital Arts Track is designed as an interdisciplinary studio-based program offering a wide variety of courses equipping students with a high level of digital literacy inextricably woven into contemporary art practices as well as other creative industries utilizing digital media. The goal is to enable students to apply their skills in a variety of ways to clearly develop a comprehensive understanding of chosen medium alongside a strong conceptual foundation for appropriate contemporary art discourse.

Degree Program Hours: 120

Common Course Prerequisites: Same as those for BFA in Art degree requirements (2-D Design, 3-D Design, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Art History Survey I, Art History Survey II)

Candidates for the BFA (all the tracks) are required to submit electronically a portfolio of their works to be reviewed by a departmental committee. Not all candidates for the BFA will be accepted. The department utilize the GetAcceptd.com service for the portfolio submissions.

Degree Program Hours: 120

Portfolio Contents:

All images submitted must be in 300 dpi jpeg format, and include – title of work, dimensions/duration, medium, date produce, a brief description about the work. Portfolios are reviewed by a committee of faculty members.

Portfolio of work – 20 images

  • 5 images of observational drawings – still life and/or figurative
  • 10 images representing skill in a proposed focus area: Studio Art, Graphic Design, or Digital Arts
  • 5 images allowed for works outside focus area or sketchbook images

Application Deadline for Fall 2018

Freshman –  January 15, 2018  Transfer Students – February 15, 2018

Application Deadline for Spring 2019

Freshman – October 1, 2018  /  Transfer Students – November 1, 2018

Summit BFA Portfolio via GetAcceptd.com

FIU Undergraduate Admissions online application (accessed here).

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: the FIU Undergraduate Catalog

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Admissions, Recruitment, and Retention Officer
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email: crodri@fiu.edu

Maida Purdy
Academic Advisor , Deparment of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-3539  Email: maida.purdy@fiu.edu

Undergraduate students can log into my.fiu.edu to access My_eAdvisor on the Student Center.

FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Florida International University
P.O. Box 659003, Miami, Florida 33265
Tel: (305)-348-2363
http://admissions.fiu.edu/index.html

Department of Art + Art History
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Viertes Haus Building
11200 SW 8th Street - VH 216 Miami, Florida 33199
Contact
PH: 305-348-2897 | Fx: 305-348-0513
E-Mail: art@fiu.edu