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Degrees Offered in Art & Design

The Department of Art, Art History and Design offers degrees which foster individual and professional growth of each student. Our programs promotes cultural enhancement through artistic production and scholarly research. As a department we value diversity and seek to enrich the cultural atmosphere and intellectual awareness of Northeast Florida through art exhibitions, lectures, hands on workshops and study abroad opportunities. Our programs are NASAD accredited.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art History

The B.A. in Art in Art History is a foundational program for students seeking a broad understanding of the impact of art and society. Students may find a career in Art History or related field or choose to progress towards a Masters in Art History at another higher educational institution. Please note any prerequisites to this program of study.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Graphic Design & Digital Media (Fall 2021 start date)

The Graphic Design and Digital Media Limited Access Program provides students with unique learning opportunities through practical projects and process driven design. Our program is highly regarded in the region for preparing students to handle the challenges of the design field upon graduation. Faculty are committed to student success and helping students find internships and employment opportunities.


The acceptance rate for our program is more than 75%. Students may apply in Fall or Spring semester. Transfer students are encouraged to discuss credits and requirements with advisors prior to applying. Learn how to apply to our limited access program here.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Studio Art Concentrations

The B.F.A. degree is designed to provide an intensive background in art or design for successful completion of the first level of professional education in the visual arts. This degree seeks to develop artistic awareness, studio competence and historic and philosophical perspective. The following are available concentrations leading to the B.F.A. in Fine Arts. Please note any prerequisites to this program of study.