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Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Art

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Rock Hill, SC, United States
With a full-time faculty of more than 50 artist/teachers and a student body of more than 800 enrolled in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate professional degree and liberal arts programs, the College of Visual and Performing Arts provides high-quality arts instruction in a comprehensive university setting. The Fine Arts program is offered by Winthrop University.
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Overview

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University offers nationally accredited programs in Fine Arts, design, theatre, dance, and music, and provides academically challenging instruction in an interdisciplinary environment that inspires and prepares the next generation of artists, educators, scholars, and audiences. We promote intellectual inquiry and collaborative opportunities that encourage each student to develop a uniquely creative vision cultivated through artistry, teaching, scholarship, public performance, and community engagement. 

Our faculty is composed of working professional artists and scholars who share a passion for teaching and who strongly believe that the arts serve as an expression of our culture’s values and heritage. The College of Visual and Performing Arts’ long-standing tradition as a center for quality creative expression and Winthrop University’s commitment to arts education and outreach combine to create a rich artistic environment that inspires students to achieve their academic and artistic goals.

Mission Statement

Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina. Winthrop's longtime commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation continually guides the mission of the university.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Fine Arts Portfolio
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Three-Dimensional Design I
  • Drawing I
  • Figure Drawing
  •  2D, or Photo Media Studies
  • Drawing II
  • Computer Imaging in Design
  • Foundation Review
  • Painting I, Printmaking: Relief; Printmaking: Intaglio Printing,
  • Sculpture I, Ceramics I, or Jewelry & Metals I
  • Digital Photography

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    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.

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants (beginning freshmen and transfers) must submit official transcripts, mark sheets and examination certificates in their native language for all secondary and/or postsecondary coursework, along with certified, literal (exact) English translations for documents not originally issued in English.
  • Official and original results of any standardized tests, such as SAT and ACT examinations 
  • Official documentation of English proficiency (see specific English language requirements below).
  • A non-refundable application fee of U.S. $60 must accompany the application.
  • A clear photocopy of identity page of passport (to ensure correct spelling of applicant's name and verification of birthdate).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29636 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14818 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15306 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7653 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rock Hill

  • 1024 - 1790 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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