Studio Arts 3
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 23, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Take the Next Step as an Artist with a B.F.A Degree in Studio Art

Your aspirations to be an artist comes from your love of creating beautiful things and sharing them with the world. We can help you take that passion and turn it into a career.  By earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, you will learn how to craft your own artistic brand, professional portfolio, and exhibit pieces. Additionally, our BFA program refines your artistic abilities as you learn to use your art to influence culture. Join our community of artists, where you’ll study either 2D and 3D art with professors who average 15 years of industry and teaching experience.

As one of the largest Christian universities in the nation, our studio art BFA degree is designed to help you become a professional artist whose work reflects the beauty and majesty of God. Partner with us, and become the artist you always knew you could be.

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art?

At Liberty, we Train Champions for Christ. This means that we are dedicated to providing you with the technical skills, hands-on experience, and biblical training you need to lead in your field with excellence and integrity. We believe in helping you reach your full potential as an artist who creates meaningful work that impacts people for eternity.

Our professors have years of experience as artists. Their projects have been commissioned by Oxford University as well as with various ministries and organizations around the world. Throughout your bachelor’s degree program, our professors invite you to seek help with class material, projects, or creating your portfolio. Utilize their expertise to hone your own skills and understand your career goals.

    What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor of Fine Arts – Studio Art Degree Program?

    Throughout our B.F.A. in Studio Art degree, you will learn how to use a variety of digital and traditional media to create meaningful art. You’ll focus on increasing your skills in drawing, painting, graphic design, sculpting, ceramics, and photography, giving you the foundational training you need to pursue a career in fine, craft, or multimedia art.

    A great benefit to our Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program is the ability to exhibit your art, create your own artistic brand, and complete practicums and internships designed to give you valuable experience working in studio arts.

    Although this studio art program does offer some electives, it is designed for those who want to study art as aspiring artists. If you are looking for a studio art degree that provides the ability to minor or double major in another area of study, our Bachelor of Science in Studio Art degree might be the best choice for you. 

    Review our studio arts Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

    Featured Courses

    ARTS 211 – Drawing I

    ARTS 330 – Sculpture I

    ARTS 361 – Digital Photography

    ARTS 475 – Ceramics I

    Degree Information

    Our Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art Degree Program Highlights

    • Our professors have years of real-world experience creating art on commission, forming their own studios, providing illustrations, and exhibiting their work around the country.
    • Our studio arts program produces graduates of distinction who are using their artistic skills to design shoes for Merrell, graphics for Target’s Magnolia Hearth and Hand collection, and print layouts for real estate companies.
    • Our students have won hundreds of awards on the local, regional, and national levels for art, design, and photography.
    • Our Department of Studio and Digital Arts provides the latest technology, so you have the creative freedom you need to produce cutting edge, marketable artwork.
    • You can network and fellowship with peers by joining one of our student art groups.
    • Showcase your achievements in a senior studio art exhibition open to the public.

    Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

    Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

    • Admission application
    • Official high school transcripts
    • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
    • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
    • Admission essay

     *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

    Our Bachelor’s in Studio Art Program Information

      Career Opportunities for Our B.F.A. in Studio Art Graduates

      • Art critic
      • Craft or fine artist
      • Conservator and restorer
      • Exhibitions coordinator
      • Museum/gallery director