Fine Arts | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Fine Arts: Degree Information

MCAD emphasizes a collaborative process and working with students from all majors. For this Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, you will take courses in several different areas, including a core focus, adding up to 120 total credits required for graduation. 

Required Courses - These are the core courses that every Fine Arts Studio student takes.

Foundation Studies - These classes help you build a solid art background to become a well-rounded student.  

Studio Electives - Throughout your studies you can choose from several studio electives that will give you hands-on time.  

Humanities and Sciences - These are the classes you can take to round out your experience at MCAD; deepen your creative practice and fulfill non-studio requirements for a minor.  

Fine Arts Concentrations

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