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

Our BFA in Studio Art is offered in partnership with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) across Huntington Avenue from our campus. In this major your studio art classes are taken at the SMFA, which permits you to explore a wide range of artistic media; including ceramics, drawing, film, glasswork, metal smith, painting, performance, print and paper, sculpture, and sound in their extensive studio environments. Your Art + Design history courses are taken in our department and you have access to all the elective courses, Co-op and study abroad programs, student resources and activities that Northeastern students experience.

CERAMICS
DRAWING
FILM
GLASS
METALS
PAINTING
PERFORMANCE
PRINT AND PAPER
SCULPTURE
SOUND

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

The BFA in Studio Art degree is awarded by Northeastern.

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

Applicants for the Studio Art program (in collaboration with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) must submit a portfolio in order to be considered for admission.