Jan 27, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 - Phase II 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 - Phase II

Studio Art - BFA

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This degree is open to the student who wants to complete work in studio art beyond the 42-credit major and particularly the student who intends to pursue a career as a professional artist and attend graduate school. Students follow the regular Hunter Core Requirement - Fall 2013 to Spring 2019  for the BA degree. Departmental approval of the 61-credit BFA concentration is required. Students who have successfully completed 90 credits may apply to the BFA program, pending an interview with the BFA adviser. Students are required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 in this program. Required courses are as follows:

Hunter Core Requirement

Courses within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core [CCC], Hunter Focus, Concurrent Requirements). When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major. Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here:
Hunter Core Requirement - Fall 2013 to Spring 2019 .

Major: 61 credits

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

4 (ARTCR) classes in an area of study can include only one ARTCR 36000ARTCR 36000  12 credits

Studio Art Courses (12 credits):

4 (ARTCR) studio classes outside the area of study 12 credits

Art History (9 credits)

3 (ARTH) art history courses, one of which must be ARTH 35100 Special Topics Lecture in Modern Art (W) 

Capstone Course (3 credits)

ARTLA 40600 2D/3D/4D Capstone Seminar  3 credits

After admission to BFA program:

ARTCR 40500 Art and Current Ideas II  3 credits

ARTCR 45900 Professional Experience in Art I  6.5 credits

ARTCR 46000 Professional Experience in Art II   6.5 credits

An additional art history course (ARTH)


Students wishing to graduate with honors must consult an adviser to make an official application. Application forms are in the Art Office, Room 11054 Hunter North. Major credits must have been completed with a 3.5 grade point average and the cumulative grade point average, from courses taken only at Hunter, must be at least 3.0.

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