Degrees and Concentrations
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The School of Art and Design (SOAAD) offers students challenging and exciting degrees including the B.F.A. in Art, the B.F.A. in Digital Animation, the B.S. in Art Education, the B.A. in Art History and the B.A.T. degree in Apparel Textiles Technology. The School has unique concentration areas of study in Illustration and Sequential Art for the B.F.A. in Art. We hope that you will explore our many options and consider studying with us at the School of Art and Design at Kennesaw State University, located in the northern metropolitan Atlanta area. The School of Art and Design is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
Apparel and Textiles, B.A.T.
The Bachelor of Apparel and Textiles (B.A.T.) degree provides entry to the industry in various professional areas. The program helps students prepare for a fast-paced apparel career through a technology based curriculum combining the advantage of both the classroom and the laboratory. + More info
Art Education, B.S.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Art Education leads to provisional teacher certification in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 (P-12). The program provides students with a broad foundation in general education, extensive study in art, professional education and field experiences. All art education majors are required to take studio art and art history course work in lower-and-upper division major requirements while taking upper-division art education courses. This degree is listed as Major in Art Education by the Bagwell College of Education and in the Education Preparation Provider. + Click here for a PDF Curricular Check Sheet.
Art History, B.A.
The Bachelor of Arts in Art History (B.A) major introduces students to visual culture from a range of periods, regions, and contexts, and it teaches them how to analyze both objects and texts as historical evidence. It trains students to examine all aspects of visual culture in society including its techniques, makers, patrons, viewers and collectors. The program is rigorous, global and interdisciplinary, and because it improves marketable skills in critical thinking and communication, art history is not just a pre-professional major for future art historians, curators and art market professionals. The degree is also an effective major for students who plan to enter a variety of careers, including those in business, law, private and non-profit organizations, professional writing, and publishing. + Click here for a PDF Curricular Check Sheet.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Art (B.F.A) is a professional degree program. The degree prepares students for a variety of art and art-related careers or graduate school by providing a thorough grounding in fundamental principles and techniques with opportunities for emphasis in one or more arts areas. This degree focuses on intensive work in art or design supported by a program of general studies. The BFA degree offers concentrations in Graphic Communications, Painting and Drawing, Photography and Video, Printmaking, Sculpture, Ceramics, Illustration, and Sequential Art. + Click here for a PDF Curricular Check Sheet.
Digital Animation, B.F.A.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Digital Animation (B.F.A.) is a professional degree program. The BFA prepares students for a variety of animation and animation-related careers or graduate school by providing a thorough grounding in fundamental principles and techniques. This degree focuses on intensive work in digital animation supported by a program of general studies. + Click here for a PDF Curricular Check Sheet.
Art History Minor
Teaching Art, M.A.T.
The Master of Arts in Teaching Art Education (M.A.T.) is based on the Comprehensive Arts Education model, focusing on the areas of production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. This research-oriented program will emphasize theoretical studies and research projects in art education, with at least 15 semester hours required in art education and associated research areas to meet NASAD standards. It will also emphasize the gathering and processing ot cutting edge information within the field of art education as well as a focus on diversity, global awareness, and creativity. + More info