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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 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.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

Read More Making Connections: Small Business Class Opens Big Doors

(April 19, 2017) – In the Small Business Consulting course taught by Dennis Barber, Ph.D., Armstrong Economics professor and Small Business Institute director, undergraduates gain firsthand experience in Savannah’s small business community, which is a leader in the state.

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