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Painting and Drawing, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Philadelphia, PA, United States
With a Painting + Drawing Concentration in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program, you’ll build strong technical skills with hands-on studio time. You will also develop problem-solving and decision-making skills for all artistic disciplines in a classroom setting.
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Overview

This is an intense and immersive studio experience, coupled with inspiration from world-class art museums in the city and exposure to a wide range of visiting artists and critics.

The curriculum of the Fine Arts Major with an emphasis in Painting + Drawing is based on a framework of research, studio experimentation, artistic invention, and daily practice. Personal vision and artistic innovation anchor the development of work for significant cultural contributions and dialogue, gallery and museum exhibitions as well as creating work for diverse communities and public spaces. To that end, students will be given assignments designed to develop conceptual skills and become proficient in the necessary processes and techniques appropriate to their artistic vision and intention.

Students who complete the Fine Arts Major with an emphasis in Painting + Drawing will:

  • Demonstrate independent, creative problem solving and original thinking through the development of a distinct and personal approach to art making informed by contemporary issues and historical precedents.
  • Demonstrate critical and conceptual development through research and analysis, applying readings, theories and methodologies toward the production of critically informed artworks.
  • Acquire and demonstrate the professional skills needed to be successful as practicing artists, entrepreneurs, and productive citizens, including further study at the graduate level.
  • Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, the thoughts behind their choices and decisions concerning content and strategies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a number of advanced techniques in their individual studio practice, including a deep familiarity with materials and processes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio Practice 
  • Discipline Fundamentals 
  • Research and Practices 
  • Painting Materials and Processes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

Follow these steps to complete the application for admission and scholarship:

  • Submit your Application for Admission.
  • Submit the non-refundable $60 Application Fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary (high school level) and post-secondary (university level) schools attended.
  • Submit demonstration of English Proficiency.
  • Complete a Portfolio Review, Interview or Audition.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46530 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46530 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 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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