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B.A. in Art

Earn your Bachelor of Art (B.A.) in Art from Marylhurst

Now accepting admission applications for fall 2015.

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The bachelor's program in art is ideal for students seeking a general knowledge of art for the purpose of working in art-related fields, art administration or art education, or to prepare to enter Marylhurst's Master of Arts in Art Therapy Counseling program.

Art bachelor's program

Through our faculty, professional artists themselves, you will be introduced to art dealers, art critics, museum curators and other art professionals who make up the regional art network. If you are interested in art administration, we can arrange internships with Portland area art galleries or nonprofit organizations.

You'll have the opportunity to meet some of the Northwest's most respected artists through the program of exhibitions in The Art Gym.

In this program, you will learn to:

  • Demonstrate fundamentals in design, drawing, digital imaging and photography
  • Examine the history of art in Western civilization and beyond
  • Present yourself as a professional with your resume and portfolio
  • Manage the business of art through record keeping
  • Engage in the art world through discussion and critique

Degree breakdown

To graduate with a bachelor's degree, you must complete a total of 180 credits:

Events list for the current academic year.
  Quarter Credits
Major requirements 81
Marylhurst Core requirements 54
General electives 45
Total 180*

*More than 90 percent of Marylhurst students are transfer students.
Learn if you have prior college credit that can transfer into the BA in Art program with a free transfer evaluation.

 

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April 13, 2015 – July 12, 2015

Nominations now being accepted for 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Submit your nomination(s) for Distinguished Alumni by July 12, 2015. Categories include: Service to Society Award. Service to Marylhurst Award. N...

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June 29, 2015 – August 10, 2015

Self-Nomination Process for MU Sustainability Advisory Council now open

Consider joining Marylhurst's Sustainability Council. Any interested person, student, staff, faculty, alumni, or community member, is eligible to s...

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July 08, 2015

Internship Program Orientation

In-person Internship Orientations are held twice a term. Open to any undergraduate or graduate student planning an internship as part of their educ...

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