This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2020-21 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

The School of the Arts offers degrees in the following areas of study:

Advanced Media Production Technology

  • Post-baccalaureate undergraduate certificate

Art Education

  • Master of Art Education

Art History

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in art education

Cinema

  • Bachelor of Arts

Communication Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Craft and Material Studies

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • See Fine Arts concentrations for master’s option

Dance and Choreography

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Design

  • Master of Fine Arts (with concentrations in design studies [at VCUQ], interior environments and visual communications)

Fashion

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Fine Arts

  • Master of Fine Arts (with concentrations in ceramics, fibers, furniture design, glassworking and jewelry/metalworking; kinetic imaging; painting or printmaking; photography and film; sculpture)

Graphic Design

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Interior Design

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Kinetic Imaging

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • See Fine Arts concentrations for master’s option

Music

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Master of Music

Painting and Printmaking

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • See Fine Arts concentrations for master’s option

Photography and Film

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • See Fine Arts concentrations for master’s option

Sculpture

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • See Fine Arts concentrations for master’s option

Theatre

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts