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Art and Design, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lock Haven, PA, United States
The Art and Design program of Lock Haven University provides you flexibility within your preferred studio discipline. Focused study and numerous concentration options, along with state-of-the-art facilities and study abroad opportunities, makes LHU the ideal place to pursue your art education.
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Overview

What You'll Study

The flexible Art and Design program of Lock Haven University allows you to select courses from a wide variety of studio art and art history offerings. Selecting an area of specialization will introduce you to both traditional and contemporary art media and content and help you develop visual literacy and aesthetic awareness.

Program Highlights

Student Studios: Individual workspaces are available to many of our dedicated students. This unique opportunity allows you to make the most of your studio art classes.

University Art Galleries & Studio Facilities: The John Sloan Fine Arts Center and Bentley Gallery are modern facilities that play an important role in the art department’s outreach to the local and campus communities. Numerous regional and international artists exhibit their work here each year.

LHU’s well-equipped studio spaces allow for painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking, along with a stand-alone sculpture and ceramics facility. The Visual Arts computer lab is ideal for graphic design and for the creation of various forms of digital art.

Careers: Many graduates immediately work as professional artists and designers. Employers and design clients include:

  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Corvette Magazine
  • Good Beer Hunting
  • CRC Health Group
  • Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission

In addition, a degree in art provides you with the foundation necessary to enter and succeed in graduate school, opening a potentially greater range of professional career options.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students: rolling admissions
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • 3-D Design
  • Color and 2-Dimensional Design
  • Drawing 
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Electronic (Digital) Art
  • History of Modern Art

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $25.00 (twenty five dollars U.S.) must be paid.
  • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed, including subjects listed and marks earned, secondary school certificates, diplomas and examinations results from all secondary, post-secondary, and university and/or professional schools.
  • All non-native speakers of English must submit an official language score report. To be considered "official," the scores must be sent directly from the sending institution (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.).
  • SAT/ACT scores.
  • Copy of passport.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19290 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19290 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7716 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lock Haven

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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