Fine Art Curriculum.

LAAFA’s Fine Art curriculum focuses on drawing and painting from direct observation combined with contemporary critique based methodology. Students will leave after three years of study with the knowledge necessary to alter the landscape of artistic expression in today’s art world and the confidence to pursue a lasting career as a successful, thought provoking, professional artist.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in Fine Art
The 180-credit Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is designed to combine a solid, substantial foundation of traditional painting and drawing skills with the critical thinking and communication skills essential for success in today’s complex art world. The required credits are comprised of the following:

Core Studio Classes – 105
Non-Studio Core Classes – 27
General Education – 42
Electives – 6

Certificate of Fine Arts
The 132-credit Certificate in Painting is a program for students who do not wish to pursue a BFA degree. The three-year Certificate program includes the same balanced curriculum without the liberal arts and sciences requirements. The required credits are comprised of the following:

Core Studio Classes – 105
Non-Studio Core Classes – 27