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Academics at USC Aiken

BA in Fine Arts

Fine Arts

About Fine Arts at USC Aiken

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Fine Arts is designed to prepare the student for success in a variety of professions in the visual and performing arts. The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is comprised of three primary areas: art (both studio and art history), music, and theatre (including dance). The degree has some specific requirements, but also offers a wide range of choices for the prospective major. There is a balance between the history or appreciation classes and the theory, performance or studio aspects.

There is also a technology arts option with this major.

Internship and Research Opportunities

USC Aiken Career Services is an important resource for internship students. In addition, be sure to visit your academic department for supplemental internship guidance specific to your major.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Fine Arts is a multidisciplinary degree in that the student will take classes in each of the three primary areas, while at the same time he or she will have the ability to specialize in a specific field. This degree will prepare the student for future academic graduate work or for employment in a wide range of fields within the visual and performing arts.

You can find more information about career options by visiting What Can I Do With This Major?

USC Aiken Career Services offers numerous resources which provide more information about career opportunities for students in this major.

Learn More

Visit the Department of Visual and Performing Arts website

The Admissions staff at the University of South Carolina Aiken understands that the college selection process can be overwhelming. Our staff is dedicated and prepared to help you with information about the University and our admissions process.

Your enrollment counselor is your personal contact at USC Aiken. If you have a specific question, please feel free to contact him/her.

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