At Athens State, you can turn your creative passion into a rewarding career by pursuing a degree in art. With classes offered at the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur, Alabama, our supportive faculty are dedicated to providing expert instruction and hands-on training to develop the skills you need to CREATE YOUR CAREER and excel in the arts industry.
The art department at Athens State will review your portfolio and transcripts and assist you to devise a plan of study to complete a Bachelor of Fine Arts within two years. Whether you are interested in graphic design, photography, painting, drawing, or ceramics, the art department can place you in courses where you will develop your talent and the skills you need to reach your goals.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts program will provide studio-based education in visual art and design at the undergraduate level. Specialized training and experience provided in a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree have become an industry standard and a highly sought-after degree. Along with core studio-based training, students will select one of four concentrations:
Painting & Drawing
Bachelor of Fine Arts students will complete an extensive capstone practicum during their senior year designed to prepare them for employment, commissions, studio practice, graduate school applications, or other art career opportunities.