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Students of the intermedia art concentration study traditional and emerging forms and orientations, including performance, installation, 3D fabrication, digital sculpture, public and place-based art, digital animation, and experimental and documentary video.
Faculty also teach special topics, including the recent studio seminars on walking as art practice and the engagement of women in the field of art and technology. Intermedia faculty nurture students' talents and provide them with the skills they need to capture creative and professional opportunities, exhibitions, grants, commissions, residencies and employment as educators, curators, and media and arts professionals across an array of established and emerging fields.
Students declare their BFA concentration at the time of their ASU admission. Following admission, if students wish to change their BFA concentration, they may meet with their School of Art academic advisor.
A major map outlines a major's critical requirements, courses, and optimal course sequence and aids students in remaining on track to graduation.
While circumstances vary between students and their paths towards graduation (utilizing placement testing to fulfill required math or foreign language courses, fulfilling multiple General Studies requirements with one course, etc.), completing the courses listed in a major map fulfills all of the requirements for graduation.
Students choose their BFA concentration at the time of admission. Following admission, if a student wishes to change their BFA concentration, students may meet with their School of Art academic advisor.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Currently, all art students are admitted to ASU into the Bachelor of Arts (art studies) program. They must complete a series of requirements that include foundational coursework to be eligible for study in one of the school's Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs, which include upper-division coursework in the studio. There is no portfolio review process for admission to the School of Art.
Students in their second year who are interested in studio art and art education obtain a signed BFA declaration form after completing the core requirements and during completion of the last of the 12 hours of 200-level art requirements. Students interested in art history or museum studies submit a major declaration form in the semester in which they complete 30 credit hours. The student's major is changed upon successful completion of the major declaration form. Students may choose to remain in and complete the Bachelor of Arts (art studies).
Beginning Fall 2019, students are admitted directly to the intermedia concentration upon admittance to the BFA program in art.
Career opportunities depend on the emphasis selected. Possibilities include:
Professions may include:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||8.4%||$70,530|
|Audio and Video Equipment Technicians||12.9%||$42,190|
|Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture||7%||$53,550|
|Film and Video Editors||17%||$61,180|
|Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators||6.6%||$49,520|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||7.5%||$59,170|
|Artists and Related Workers, All Other||5.5%||$63,540|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||6.3%||$55,810|
|Video Game Designers||9.3%||$88,510|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).