Bachelor of Fine Art-Art

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Bachelor of Fine Art-Art is housed within the College of Arts and Humanities. This program is committed to providing a core foundation in visual art concepts, skills and processes. We seek to challenge students to think critically and consider historical perspectives. This program provides the opportunity to develop and assess a composed portfolio of work within the student's area of specialization. BFA Art students often continue on to graduate school and receive a Master of Arts or a Master of Fine Arts.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • All art courses are hands-on experiential learning
  • Critiques
  • Projects
  • Workshops with visiting artists


  • Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Creating models
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others

About This Degree


Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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You could work as a(n):

  • Entrepreneur
  • Graphic designer
  • Managemer
  • Museum studies curator 

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Art Pottery
  • Gecko Graphix
  • Kaleido Art Academy
  • Ultra Beauty


View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Master of Art
  • Master of Art History
  • Master of Art Management
  • Master of Fine Art

Point of Pride

ATU is a NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) accredited school.



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