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Degree Requirements

You have the option of a major or minor in art leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree or Bachelor of Fine Arts in combined studio on the Hattiesburg campus. All applicants for a four-year art degree must present an acceptable art portfolio prior to enrolling.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Major: Students interested in preparing for careers in studio art and/or graduate study are encouraged to pursue the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in painting, graphic design, or combined studio. Eighty-four hours of art are required for this degree.

Art Core
Art Major Concentration

Painting (30 hours - Studio)
Graphic Design (30 hours)
Combined Studio (36 hours - 18 hours in two studio areas: Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design)

Art Electives
Balance of required courses
Senior Exhibition
Graduating B.F.A. students must participate in a B.F.A. exhibition in the gallery during their senior year

Art core, art major concentration, and art electives must combine to total 84 hours in art.

Bachelor of Arts, Art Major: Students interested in pursuing careers which are broader in academic scope are encouraged to pursue the art major within the Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in art.

Art Core (39 hours)
Art (12 hours)

Art Minor: Requires eighteen hours in art to include: ART 101, 108, 109, 403, plus 6 upper level hours.


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