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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

The Studio Art major within the Art program consists of studio work and includes instruction in the principles of design and the use of various media. Students examine influencing and prevailing social issues, and study how to reflect the energy of contemporary society. Take a look at the required courses for this program!



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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art emphasizes dedicated studio work and the advanced use of a variety of media. Students examine prevailing social, cultural and personal interest that are reflected in the energy and contemporary nature of their work. Students' art is a manifestation of their individual identity and conceptual research.  Taken in combination with lectures and seminars in Global Arts and Visual Culture a link to both historical cultures and contemporary means of expression is emphasized.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $150,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances, and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Studio art career opportunities include: 

  • Art Direction
  • Administration
  • Curatorial
  • Conservation
  • Restoration

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.