A degree in Art at Columbia College
provides personalized instruction that is designed to help students develop
skills and knowledge in a liberal arts context, while preparing for the complex
and evolving world of art.
Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science degree in Art
at Columbia College provides innovative and rigorous concentration in Art
History and various Studio Art courses. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science
in Art complete 38-41 semester hours of general education requirements
including, PHIL 330 Ethics and three hours of a Multicultural requirement. In
addition, 60 semester hours must be completed in art, 24 of which are elective art courses and at least 15 of these must be
upper-level. To find out more about the BS in art, click here.
Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art degree
at Columbia College is designed to provide students with training in techniques
and theory as well as a thorough background in the history and criticism of art.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Art complete 38-41 semester hours of
general education requirements, including PHIL 330 Ethics, three hours of a
Multicultural requirement and six hours of a foreign language requirement. In
addition, candidates complete a minimum of 48 semester hours in art, 12 of
which are elective art courses and at least 6 of these must be upper-level. To
find out more about the BA in art, click here.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Columbia
College is a highly selective degree program intended for students who plan to
either pursue a professional career in art or prepare for graduate school. Students
have the opportunity to specialize within a broad spectrum of pre-professional
disciplines such as painting and drawing, ceramics, photography, printmaking,
and graphic design. Candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts complete the
general education requirements for all baccalaureate degrees, including PHIL
330 Ethics and three hours of a Multicultural Requirement. In addition, candidates complete 75 semester
hours in art, 21 of which must be upper-level credit and 24 of which will be
within the candidate's major. To find out more about the BFA degree
information, click here.
Associate in Arts
Associate in Arts degree is designed for students working toward a baccalaureate
degree. This degree provides the core foundation of general education courses
needed to further pursue a baccalaureate degree or for career advancement.
Disclaimer: Degree requirements may vary by campus.