Major Programs

The University of North Alabama is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Department of Art offers major programs leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; minor programs in art, art history, and photography; and coursework applicable to partial satisfaction of general studies components in all programs. Subject programs for the preparation of art teachers are offered as a double major in Art and Education.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program is designed for students with a professional interest in art, and five areas of concentration are offered: ceramics, digital media, painting, photography, and sculpture. Candidacy for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree requires successfully passing a portfolio review following the completion of 45–96 credit hours of university coursework. The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs are designed for students with a personal or academic interest in art. Students in the BA and BS programs may choose to specialize by devoting their general elective hours to course work in ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture. Bachelor of Art adds to the Bachelor of Science the global enrichment of language training.