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Studio Art BA - Photography Concentration - Applying to the Program

(HEGIS: 10.02 ART-PAINTING-DRAW&SCULPT, CIP: 50.0701 Art/Art Studies, General)

Department of Art

202 Center for the Arts
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-6010

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Becoming a Studio Art BA - Photography Concentration Student

Becoming a University at Buffalo Student

Admission to UB is based on a holistic review. We consider high school average, class rank (where applicable), SAT or ACT scores and strength of the high school academic record. A personal essay, recommendations, documented creative talent, demonstrated leadership, community service and special circumstances are also considered. For the 2018 admitted freshman class, UB reported an average ACT score of 25-30 and an average SAT score of 1190-1350. The average GPA ranged from 91-96.

The following is not required for admission, but is suggested as adequate preparation for university-level coursework:

  • Four years of English (with a substantial writing component).
  • Four years of social studies.
  • Three years of college-preparatory science.
  • Three years of a second language.
  • Three years of college-preparatory mathematics.

Visit Undergraduate Admissions to learn more.

Freshman Admission to the Program

Students accepted to the university that indicate “Fine Art” (BFA) or “Studio Art” (BA) as their major on their UB application will be fully accepted Art majors and will be block registered into fall semester Department of Art foundation courses.

Transfer Admission to the Program

Transfer students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 are eligible to apply to the Department of Art’s BA or BFA degree programs. Freshman foundation courses are required in order to be accepted into the BA and BFA degrees.

Current UB Students Applying to the Program

Currently enrolled UB students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 are eligible to apply to the Department of Art’s BA or BFA degree programs. Freshman foundation courses are required in order to be accepted into these programs.

Suggested Introductory Courses

ART 150 Visual Theory, Aesthetics, and Criticism
ART 105 2D Concepts or ART 111 Drawing Fundamentals
ART 120 3D Concepts or ART 140 Time Based Concepts

 
Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:41:45