- B.F.A. application form
- Portfolio of 15 works of art and/or design (documentation/sketchbooks required)
- Statement of intent (1-2 pages)
- Statement of degree/career plan (one page)
You already know that art is more just a hobby.
The time you spend in studio goes beyond satisfying your inner muse—it’s preparing you to excel in a world where creativity, inspiration, dedication, and practical knowledge are key to success.
Whether you work with paint or pastels, graphite or graphic design, the lens of a camera or the many textures of mixed media, Coker’s B.F.A. program in studio art prepares you for a professional, studio-based career.
Are you interested in applying for a visual and performing arts program at Coker University? Learn more about the process and submit your application through the link below!
Just because your education is an invaluable investment doesn’t mean some degrees aren’t a better value than others! Affordability is one of the ways Coker University clearly stands out from other schools. We work very hard to keep tuition low and to find scholarship money to help you pay for your degree.
Average amount of scholarship aid* awarded to Coker students last year$17,459!*Does not include federal, state, or need-based aid
95%of Coker undergrads receive some form of financial aid.
Coker grants over$10,000,000in student scholarships each year.
ART SCHOLARSHIPS:$500 – $2,000per semester
PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION(12-15 original works of art in a variety of media) and minimum GPA of a B required for art major scholarships
Contact Usfor art scholarship infoEmail: email@example.com
The B.F.A. in studio art requires a total of 78 credits (63 studio credits and 15 credit hours in art history).
*Includes advanced courses reserved for B.F.A. students only.
B.F.A. students are required to develop and complete:
Students are encouraged to complete (one or more):
All B.F.A. students in studio art must complete a year-long senior studio course, resulting in a cohesive body of work. Each student will work on this capstone project with a faculty mentor.
B.F.A. students will be responsible for the following aspects of their senior exhibition:
All B.F.A. students will undergo a senior review, consisting of:
The process book is a record of the evolution of ideas throughout a student’s senior studio. This documentation reflects the depth of investigation into research material, artists, designers, photographers, and applicable study outside of art.
*This process keeps in mind that Coker is a liberal arts institution, and that our B.F.A. students should have an awareness of what a liberal arts education encapsulates.
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