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Undergraduate Degrees

The College of Fine Arts at the University of Arizona offers liberal arts (Bachelor of Arts) and professional undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music) degrees, through the School of Art, School of Dance, Fred Fox School of Music and School of Theatre, Film and Television.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degrees

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees are broadly constructed programs where students develop an understanding of their primary academic area, called their major. Their studies are matched by the completion of a required minor, often selected to complement the major. Applicants to the BA degrees will sometimes need to successfully complete an additional College of Fine Arts application process and be admitted to a specific major (BA Art History & BA Studio Art do not require additional applications).

  • Art History
  • Film & Television
  • Music (Emphasis: Instrumental Studies, Integrated Studies, Musicology/Ethnomusicology/Theory, Vocal Studies)
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degrees

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees are designed for students who want to focus on specific academic, artistic, and career preparation in their arts disciplines. Applicants to the BFA degrees must successfully complete a College of Fine Arts application process and be admitted to a specific major. The application will include an audition/portfolio review process. There may be additional mandatory reviews for continuation in certain professional programs.

  • Art & Visual Culture Education (Emphasis: Teaching or Community Museums)
  • Studio Art (Emphasis: 2D, 3D & Extended Media, Illustration + Design, Photography)
  • Dance
  • Film & Television
  • Musical Theatre
  • Theatre Production (Emphasis: Design & Technology or Professional Actor Training)

Bachelor of Music (BM) Degrees

The Bachelor of Music (BM) degrees are designed for students who want to focus on specific academic, artistic, and career preparation in their arts disciplines. Applicants to the BM degrees must successfully complete a College of Fine Arts application process and be admitted to a specific major. The application will include an audition/portfolio review process.

  • Composition
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Education
  • Performance (Instrumental or Voice)

For more specific degree information, view the School’s website.

School of Art
School of Dance
Fred Fox School of Music
School of Theatre, Film and Television

CFA Student Services

Ryan Burton-Romero Director, Enrollment Management and Recruitment
rbr13@arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 111
Lindsay Clark Coordinator, Recruitment
linds@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 111
520-621-1778
Hannah Pynn Administrative Associate
hannahpynn@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 111
520-621-1301
Ms. Norma Ayon Assistant Director - Academic Advising
nayon@email.arizona.edu
Marshall Bldg, Room 220
520-621-1301
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Karin Nolan Assistant Professor, Fine Arts | Assistant Professor, Music
knolan@email.arizona.edu
Music Bldg, Room 159
520-621-7470
Harvill Bldg, Room 126B
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CFA in Schools brings music and dance education to schools in need, setting up programs to teach guitar, drums and dance.

Congrats to Brad Richter, all of our dedicated instructors and the students who have benefited from the program.

Full Story | bit.ly/CFAinSchools
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CFA in Schools brings music and dance education to schools in need, setting up programs to teach guitar, drums and dance.

Congrats to Brad Richter, all of our dedicated instructors and the students who have benefited from the program. 

Full Story | http://bit.ly/CFAinSchools
Video | https://youtu.be/kDLX7ZL1oCA

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The New York Times recently reviewed UA School of Art Professor David Taylor and Marcos Ramírez ERRE’s exhibition, DeLIMITations, examining the transitory nature of borders.
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The duo placed 47 obelisks along the original 2,400-mile 1821 U.S.-Mexico border, including this one near Leadville, Colorado.

Learn More | bit.ly/UADavidTaylor

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The New York Times recently reviewed UA School of Art Professor David Taylor and Marcos Ramírez ERRE’s exhibition, DeLIMITations, examining the transitory nature of borders.
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The duo placed 47 obelisks along the original 2,400-mile 1821 U.S.-Mexico border, including this one near Leadville, Colorado.

Learn More | http://bit.ly/UADavidTaylor

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Congrats to Kennady Schneider!
Amazing speech!!!

Outstanding Senior
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Congrats to Kennady Schneider!
Amazing speech!!!

Outstanding Senior
College of Fine Arts
School of Art

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