Fine Arts and Design in Oil Painting

Undergraduate Program

The oil painting concentration adopts the classical painting techniques and traditions. It will provide interested students with a systematic approach to this invaluable artistic legacy of the West, incorporating the best features of the intensive Atelier training environment within a rigorous academic setting. 


Oil Painting is a long-standing form of artistic expression. Students in this concentration will follow the “Academic Art” training, study portrait techniques and skills, figure and landscape painting as well as classical drawing, and culminate in the composition of oil painting.

Career Paths

The overall job prospect for graduates majoring in Fine Arts and Design is steady. Students with a BFA in Fine Arts and Design have a wide variety of career options, including:


  • Fine artists 

  • Creative Director

  • Conservator 

  • Curator 

  • Art consulting  

  • Arts educators

How to Apply

In addition to the standard college admission criteria, successful applicants to the BFA in Fine Arts and Design are required to have adequate background in drawing, painting or related training. An applicant is required to submit a portfolio of his/her work during the application process.

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The BFA in Fine Arts and Design is a 120-semester credit curriculum with three major components: Major requirements (82 credits), core general education courses (32 credits), and free electives (6 credits)

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