Visual Arts

In the CSSAH Visual Arts unit, there are two offered bachelor's degree programs: The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Fine Arts and The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Fine Arts, as well as a minor program.

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Be A Part Of Visual Arts!

We are excited about your interest to study here at FAMU. The Visual Arts Program has been in existence for more than 60 years, and we continue to strive for excellence.

We are an intimate program whereby students are known by name, receive individualized instruction and have the ability to have hands-on experiences throughout their matriculation at FAMU. Our graduates have excelled in various areas in visual arts and attended the most prestigious graduate schools in the country.

No formal application is needed to enter the Visual Arts program. Simply apply to FAMU and be sure to indicate Visual Arts for your major or minor.

Still, we would like to hear from you personally. Please complete the "I’m Interested" form and submit it to the visual arts unit.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to let us know!




What we have to offer


About Us & Faculty

With cutting edge Visual Arts programs, our faculty are shaping the future. 
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Academic Advisement

During academic advising, the academic advisor is responsible for providing support, guidance and assistance pertaining to majors and course selection to fulfill degree requirements. 
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Alumni from the Visual Arts program have been successful educators, practicing artists, art historians, curators, fashion and interior designers, and web and game designers. 
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Numerous creative workspaces are housed in the Foster-Tanner Art Building 
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The Camille Olivia Hanks-Cosby Scholarship, a merit based award, was provided to assist Fine Arts students with their tuition 
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Student Work

Student Work 
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