This collaborative program consists predominately of studio art courses with an accompanying group of art/design history courses and general electives. Students will take their studio art classes at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which is located directly adjacent to Northeastern’s campus. Art/design history courses and general electives will be taken at Northeastern. The BFA in Studio Art degree will be awarded by Northeastern University. Building on Northeastern’s history of leading experiential education opportunities, the curriculum will integrate practical and critical skills needed to pursue careers such as professional artist, university and art school professor or lifelong maker of culture.

The BFA in Studio Art consists of:

  • 76 credit hours of art courses taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 20 credit hours of art and design history taught at Northeastern University
  • Northeastern’s liberal arts core curriculum
  • 16 credit hours of free electives

A Joint Program of Northeastern University and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

To declare this major, visit Academic Advising and Cooperative Education (AACE) office, in 100 Meserve Hall.