BFA | Duration: 4 Years

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Programme Overview:

Bachelor of Fine Arts is an Undergraduate Academic course in the field of Visual work of Arts, in the form of painting, sculpture, dance, theatre, architecture, photography etc. It is also known as BVA which is an abbreviated form of Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree course in its initial year includes drawing, painting, figure drawing, portraiture, watercolor, art-making concept development, art history critique etc. Candidates who have a natural interest for Visual Arts or natural skills such as sketching, drawing and visualization are perfectly suited for pursuing this degree. Those who really enjoy creating and imagining and are interested enough to carve a strong niche in the field of performing or visual arts should absolutely apply for this course.

Pedagogy:

The objective of the learning program and training is to achieve complete development of the student's perception along with their enhancement in skills as specialists so as to cultivate their innovative intellect and creative sensibilities. B.F.A. in Art Education is designed for the practical studio work, teaching practice, prescribed theory subjects and dissertation. Where, studio work consists of composition, life study, portrait study, nature study, drawing, sketching, geometrical drawing etc.

Programme Structure:

Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 Appreciation and Fundamentals of Visual Arts 2 0 0 2 2
2 Drawing and Study-I 0 0 4 2 4
3 Design-2D (Applied Art) 0 0 4 2 4
4 Pictorial Design/Painting 0 0 4 2 4
5 Design 3D (Modelling) 0 0 4 2 4
6 Print Making 0 2 6 5 8
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
7 Foundation Studies: Communication Skilla 1 0 0 1 1
8 Foreign Language - I** 2 0 0 2 2
9 Environmental Science / India - land of Diversity 3 0 0 3 3
10 Physical education - I 0 0 2 1 2
11 Concepts of Behavioral Science 1 0 0 1 1
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 Art and Culture (Ancient Art and Culture of India) 2 0 0 2 2
2 Drawing and Study-II 0 0 6 3 6
3 Design-2D & 3D 0 0 6 3 6
4 Painting 0 0 6 3 6
5 Nature Study 0 0 6 3 6
6 Clay Modeling 0 2 6 5 8
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
7 Communicative & Functional English 1 0 0 1 1
8 Foreign Language - I** 2 0 0 2 2
9 Environmental Science / India - land of Diversity 3 0 0 3 3
10 Physical education - I 0 0 2 1 2
11 Understanding Self and Others 1 0 0 1 1
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 History of Indian Art-I 2 0 0 2 2
2 History of Western Art-I 2 0 0 2 2
3 Methods and Materials 2 0 0 2 2
4 Drawing and Study-III 0 0 6 3 6
5 Human Figure Study 0 0 6 3 6
6 Pictorial Composition-I 0 0 6 3 6
7 Painting-I 0 2 6 5 8
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
8 Developing Oral Communication & Listening Skills 1 0 0 1 1
9 Foreign Language - III** 2 0 0 2 2
10 Physical education - III 0 0 2 1 2
11 Understanding Problems and Innovative Solutions 1 0 0 1 1
12 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 History of Indian Art-II 2 0 0 2 2
2 History of Western Art-II 2 0 0 2 2
3 Drawing and Study-IV 0 0 6 3 6
4 Life Study 0 1 4 3 5
5 Nature Study 0 1 4 3 5
6 Pictorial Composition-II 0 1 4 3 5
7 Painting -II 0 2 6 4 8
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
8 Conversation & Public Speaking 1 0 0 1 1
9 Foreign Language - IV** 2 0 0 2 2
10 Physical education - IV 0 0 2 1 2
11 Team Building, Group Dynamics and Leadership 1 0 0 1 1
12 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 History of Indian Art-III 2 0 0 2 2
2 History of Western Art-III 2 0 0 2 2
3 Aesthetics (Indian) 2 0 0 2 2
4 Drawing and Study-V 0 0 6 3 6
5 Pictorial Composition-III 0 0 6 3 6
6 Painting-III 0 0 6 3 6
7 Mural 0 0 6 3 6
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
8 Career Oriental Communication 1 0 0 1 1
9 Foreign Language - V** 2 0 0 2 2
10 Physical education - V 0 0 2 1 2
11 Stress Management 1 0 0 1 1
12 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 History of Indian Art-IV 2 0 0 2 2
2 History of Western Art-IV 2 0 0 2 2
3 Aesthetics (Western) 2 0 0 2 2
4 Drawing and Study-VI 0 0 6 3 6
5 Pictorial Composition-IV 0 0 6 3 6
6 Life Study 0 0 6 3 6
7 Painting-IV 0 0 6 3 6
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
8 Communication & Presentation Skills 1 0 0 1 1
9 Foreign Language - VI** 2 0 0 2 2
10 Physical education - VI 0 0 2 1 2
11 Relationship Management and Behavioral Communication 1 0 0 1 1
12 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 History of Indian Art-V 2 0 0 2 2
2 History of Western Art-V 2 0 0 2 2
3 Art and Culture 2 0 0 2 2
4 Portrait Painting 0 0 6 3 6
5 Pictorial Composition-V 0 0 6 3 6
6 Painting-V 0 3 4 5 7
7 Computer and Multimedia 0 0 4 2 4
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
8 Ethics and Business Communication 1 0 0 1 1
9 Foreign Language - VII** 2 0 0 2 2
10 Physical education - VII 0 0 2 1 2
11 Excellence - Personal and Professional 1 0 0 1 1
12 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --
Sl. No. Names of subjects L T P C TCP
Core Subjects
1 Far Eastern Art 2 0 0 2 2
2 Contemporary Art 2 0 0 2 2
3 Experimental Work 0 0 6 3 6
4 Life Study 0 1 6 4 7
5 Painting 0 1 6 4 7
6 Dissertation 0 4 8 8 12
Employability & Personality Enhancement courses (EPEC) *
7 Effective Workplace Communication 1 0 0 1 1
8 Foreign Language - VIII** 2 0 0 2 2
9 Physical education - VIII 0 0 2 1 2
10 Human Values and Ethics for Success 1 0 0 1 1
11 Basket Course (may lead to minor track if chosen from same domain in different semesters) *** -- 3 --

Note: minor modifications in this structure may be incorporated as per the recommmendations of Board of Studies
* these are compulsory subjects and scores/grades will be awarded in the end semester examination
** Subject to availability of the faculty members, few foreign language courses will be offered
*** these courses will be offered subject to availabilty of Faculty members & other resources.

Learning Facilities:

School of Fine Arts offers world class facilities in terms of faculty, laboratories and workshops.

    Well-illuminated and Air-conditioned classrooms.

    Academic and hostel buildings with ample moving space for the students.

    Well-equipped Photography Lab, Computer Lab, Workshops, Animation Studio, & Visual Communication Studio with world class facilities.

    The design studios on campus offer ample opportunity to students to experiment and innovate.

    The laboratories provide hi-technology work areas covering real-time aspects of the industry.

    Central library with a huge collection of books and periodicals.

Various workshops, guest lectures, demonstrations by professionals, study tours are organized from time to time to motivate & enhance the knowledge & exposure of the budding artist.

Group assignments and competitions at university, college, and school & department level are encouraged to inculcate team spirit in budding design professionals.

Open forums and group discussions are frequently organised to perform them for the professional life ahead equip students.

Career Opportunities:

Students studying for this degree pursue majors like ceramics, creative writing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, studio art, and theater or art education.

Graduates holding a BFA may find careers as:

    Craft or Fine artists

    Multimedia artists

    Actors

    Art Directors

    Art Teachers or Writers etc.

Programme Outcome:

Upon completion of the course students will be able to adopt latest skills and techniques and find their own creative voice and prepare to launch themselves as an artist. In addition to the creative process, they shall be well prepared to thrive as a self-employed artist in the professional arts community. They will develop advanced technical, conceptual and professional skills required to be absorbed in the contemporary arts community. They will be able to work independently both in and out of the studio environment and receive lots of one-on-one attention. Students will nurture a lifetime of growth as a professional visual artist and storyteller have a progressive learning experience with collaborative team of artist. They will be encouraged to develop personal direction and approach to build their own unique style in respective fields. Students develop a meaningful experience, through education, a lifetime personal commitment, and/or the professional equivalent.