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Visual Art BFA

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art degree will provide you with the foundation for understanding the artist's role in Western culture, as well as the intellectual skills to produce and critically evaluate artistic production. The Visual Art program focuses more on your selected area of specialization or interest more intensly than the Bachelor of Arts degree. By pursuing this program, you will gain valuable training from upper-level studio courses in art producation and art history, culminating in a capstone exhibition following work on your selected project.

Industry Highlights

The average salary for Professional Artists is $51,120, with a projected 3% job growth from 2012 to 2022.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunites

  • Professional Artistry
  • Photography
  • Private and Public Education
  • Non-academic Service Programs
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums

Armstrong Edge

Armstrong's location in Savannah provides a center of study for the arts that puts students in contact with artists and opportunities for internships and exhibition viewings. Small classes ensure personalized attention from qualified professors in an excellent academic environment. 

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

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