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Brigham Young University

Provo, UT 84602.
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A department of art and a department of design in a college of fine arts and communication, an area of industrial design in the school of technology, and an area of art history and curatorial studies in the department of comparative arts and letters in the college of humanities in a university.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1989
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2016
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2026-2027

Degree-Granting, Non-Degree-Granting, NWCCU, Not-for-Profit, Private, Teacher Education Accreditation.


Brent Barson, Chairperson, Department of Design
Telephone: (801) 422-4429
Facsimile: (801) 422-0695

Joseph Ostraff, Chairperson, Department of Art
Telephone: (801) 422-4429
Facsimile: (801) 422-0695

David Morgan, Chairperson, Area of Industrial Design
Telephone: (801) 422-6504
Facsimile: (801) 422-0490

Carl Sederholm, Chairperson, Department of Comparative Arts and Letters
Telephone: (801) 422-9078
Facsimile: (801) 422-0305

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Art Education (K-12); Art History (Academic Track, Professional Track); Art History and Curatorial Studies; Design (Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography); Visual Arts.
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Animation; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Photography; Studio Arts.
Master of Arts-2 years: Art Education.
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Studio Arts (Ceramics, Painting/Drawing, Printmaking/Drawing, Sculpture).