Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
Students in the BFA program must complete at least 80 hours in a variety of studio and art history courses. By the end of the freshman year students, in consultation with a School of Art advisor, must select an area of concentration from Art Education, Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Three-Dimensional Studies and Two-Dimensional Studies. The curriculum allows students the flexibility to design a program of study best suited to the individual's skills and special interest.
The BFA degree requires the equivalent of two years of the same foreign language in high school or the equivalent classes at BGSU. It requires two general education sciences, three social sciences, five arts and humanities classes and three non-studio electives.
Students will get more studio experience with the BFA degree. No minor is required for this degreeMajor requirements are listed in the BGSU Undergraduate Catalog
Bachelor of Art (BA)
The BA art degree requires 42 hours of art for the major. It is a broad based degree with no specialization and the availability of upper level studio classes is limited. This degree requires that a student have the equivalent of four years of the same language in high school or the equivalent courses at BGSU. The BA degree requires three science classes two of which must be general education classes and it also requires math. The BA degree requires six social sciences and five arts & humanities.Major requirements are listed in the BGSU Undergraduate Catalog
Students pursuing the BA degree are required to have a minor. Students who have chosen to get a BA degree have gone into career fields such as art therapy or medical illustration, or entrepreneurship fields relating to art. Bowling Green offers minors in Arts Management, Entrepreneurship and Marketing for students who want to combine art and business.Minors requirements are listed in the BGSU Undergraduate Catalog