BFA in Art: Painting

The Art Department emphasizes personal expression, alternative approaches and experimentation for its Studio Art students; and, at the same time, stresses fundamental concepts that unify all art and still allow infinite variation.

It shares the belief that intensive work, study and involvement in art prepare the student for professional art training or personal career goals.

Students pursuing a BA in Art with an emphasis in Studio Art must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours in five of the following areas: alternative media, ceramics, graphic design, painting, papermaking, printmaking, photography or sculpture.

Advanced standing in the Art Department is achieved after faculty evaluate a student's portfolio, normally during the second semester of the student's sophomore year. The department notifies students of portfolio review dates.

Following the evaluation, students are notified of admittance to the department or advised to resubmit a portfolio the following semester. Students who don't receive a favorable evaluation are advised to seek another department for their major.

If you plan on majoring in art, dance, music, or theatre, you must complete a portfolio review or audition as part of your application to Webster.

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