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Art and Design - Painting and Drawing Emphasis, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Orem, UT, United States
Within the Bachelor inArt and Design - Painting and Drawing Emphasis program offered by Utah Valley University, students emphasize one of four areas: drawing, watermedia, painting, or printmaking. In their senior year, B.F.A. students receive one-on-one instruction from the professor of their choice.  
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Students enrolled in this Bachelor in Art and Design - Painting and Drawing Emphasis program at Utah Valley University explore their personal artistic identity while learning the rigor and attention to detail needed to put together a solo exhibition as their culminating experience. 


Students are prepared to compete in the arts arena typically via self-employment by promoting their work through galleries, museums, exhibitions, commissions fairs and festivals. Other opportunities include teaching private lessons and working in related fields in museums and galleries. Some students also choose to pursue graduate studies to further their development or to prepare them to teach in higher education. Areas of study include painting, drawing, printmaking.

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:

  • Spatial Drawing
  • Ceramics 
  • Graphic Computer Applications
  • Graphic Design
  • Watermedia 
  • Drawing 
  • Color Theory 
  • Painting 
  • Printmaking 
  • Modern Art and Architecture History 
  • Baroque Art and Architecture History
  • Life Drawing
  • Contemporary Figure Painting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8047 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orem

  • 950 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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