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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 Selected as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

Read More Hopkins to Deliver A Moveable Feast Lecture at Massey School

(March 8, 2016) Armstrong will host A Moveable Feast faculty lecture featuring history professor Dr. June Hopkins on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at The Massey School Classroom, located at 207 East Gordon Street.

Read More Dr. Nalanda Roy Appointed to Greater Savannah International Alliance

(February 11, 2016) – The Savannah City Council recently appointed Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations Dr. Nalanda Roy to the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) for a three-year term. As a board member, Roy will contribute her knowledge of foreign relations, encourage citywide participation in GSIA activities, direct initiatives and seek out viable opportunities to expand Savannah’s global reach.

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