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Students in the Department of Art at Eastern Illinois University enjoy access to dedicated faculty, exceptional facilities and excellent career preparation. The art department offers both Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree programs. The BFA degree program has options in art education, graphic design, and art studio with emphasis in either two-dimensional media or three-dimensional media. The BA degree program has options in art history and art studio with emphasis in either two-dimensional media or three-dimensional media. More information regarding each degree option is available on that degree program’s page, found on the left column menu.

Each option is designed to provide the student with in-depth experience and knowledge in a variety of studio techniques, art theories and historical perspectives. The Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association Of Schools Of Art And Design (NASAD).



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