Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Fine Arts


Vincent Van Gogh once said, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” This is how a fine artist is born. A compilation of experiences derived from being an active participant in the world of art. You paint, sculpt, draw, dream, think…and ultimately become what you are meant to be.

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Fine Arts BFA Degree Requirements

At RMCAD, we believe a Fine Arts Degree requires a multi-dimensional education. It begins with a curriculum that is rooted in expansive thinking. You’ll learn professional practices and critical thinking in a way that allows your creativity to thrive. In addition to core classes, you’ll select elective courses to really hone in on your chosen specialty.

* RMCAD offers classes year-round in both on-campus and online delivery formats. At RMCAD, we believe that online learning is an important part of the overall college learning experience. To provide students multiple scheduling options, diverse learning modalities, and experience in the virtual environment, all on-campus students are required to take part in online education.

The best tools a student can possess in RMCAD’s Fine Arts School are an open mind and a willingness to expose yourself to new and old ideas. Because you’ll be immersed in the vast world of art, you’ll be working and learning in a wide variety of media. A few of the tools you will learn to use include: a tablesaw, router table, various hand tools, a ceramic 3D printer, full range ceramic electric kilns, a resin 3D printer, laser cutters, and much more.

As a RMCAD Fine Arts graduate, the rich curriculum provided throughout the program prepares you for a variety of career opportunities including:

  • Artist
  • Gallery Director
  • Curator
  • Art Critic
  • Art Handler
  • Art Instructor
  • Creative business owner
  • Preparator
  • Non profit arts worker
  • And More

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As a Fine Arts student, you’ll explore a variety of medias from painting, sculpture, and photography, to video art and ceramics. Students are taught to focus on the development of artistic theories to gain a fundamental understanding of the broader concepts in the world of art.

You’ll graduate with a mastery of your chosen artistic medium and a firm grasp of professional practices that will enhance your ability to become an active participant in the artistic community.

Fine Arts isn’t just about creativity. It’s about who you become when you are creating. Don’t trust your masterpiece to just any school. Let RMCAD’s Fine Arts Program help you create a masterpiece out of your life. What you learn here is yours forever.


RMCAD’s Fine Arts instructors are cut from a different cloth. The finest cloth. With a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, you will get the kind of one-on-one attention and guidance that turns a Fine Arts student into a fine artist. Your success matters and our faculty will show you just how much!

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