Art, B.F.A. New Media and Design Concentration


The UNC Greensboro Bachelor of Fine Art Program in Studio Art – New Media and Design focuses on the creative uses of technology in art and design disciplines. Courses cover the diverse techniques, skills, and concepts that are important to artistic work in video/animation/motion, digital imaging, coding/interaction, typography, and visual communication. Students learn a variety of research, production, and concept development methods, media histories and theories, and industry-standard visualization tools. At the upper-level, you are able to apply skills, approach complexity, and direct and manage projects independently. Internships offer chances for applied knowledge and complement coursework.

Program Distinctions

Faculty are active practicing artists and designers, pursuing their independent creative research; receiving commissions, grants, and awards; participating in residencies, conferences, exhibitions, screenings, and installations; writing, publishing, presenting, and organizing workshops; and more. They bring this activity and experience into the classroom, offering broad insight into the field and innovative teaching.

The Student Experience

There are opportunities for internships and travel through the School of Art. Visiting artist exhibitions and lectures through the School of Art’s Gatewood Gallery, Greensboro Project Space, and the UNCG Weatherspoon Museum expose students to creative practitioners in contemporary art.

After Graduation

Graduates enter into the fields of graphic design, marketing, communications, animation/concept art, and media art.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Bachelor's

College/School: College of Visual and Performing Arts

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

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