Bachelor of Fine Arts

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is a common undergraduate degree for students interested in pursuing a career in the visual, fine, or performing arts.  In some cases, it is also referred to as a Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA).

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree differs from the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in that the majority of the program is made up of practical studio classes rather than lecture and discussion classes.

Acting, architecture, musical theatre, game design, animation, ceramics, computer animation, creative writing, dance, dramatic writing, drawing, fashion design, fibre, film production, graphic design, illustration, industrial design, interior design, metalworking, music, new media, Learning Management System, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, stage management, technical arts, television production, visual arts Some schools, on the other hand, provide their students with a broad education in a variety of arts disciplines. 

Although a Bachelor of Fine Arts is typically considered a four-year degree, due to the amount of studio coursework required, a BFA program may take shorter or longer to complete. Following completion of this degree, the learner may pursue a postgraduate degree, Master of Fine Arts.