Christian University, College of Fine Arts, Fort Worth
The College of Fine Arts, Texas Christian University (TCU) offers 5 areas
of programs: Art, Classical & Contemporary Dance; Music; Theatre;
and Design, Merchandising & Textiles. The School of Art offers undergraduate
studies in Art Education (BFA); Art History (BA); Studio Art (BFA) and
Graphic Design (BFA). Graduate studies in
Art History (MA) and Studio Art (MFA) are also available. The Art History
program is linked to the Amon Carter Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort
Worth, Kimbell Art Museum and Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art.
It also utilizes other art resources in the area including the Dallas
Museum of Art, Arlington Museum of Art, and Museum of African-American
Life and Culture.
Annual Tuition Fee: $30,090.
Address: TCU Department of Art & Art History,
2800 South University Drive, 245N North Moudy Building,
Fort Worth, Texas 76129
University, College of Fine Arts & Communication,
The College is comprised of 2 schools: Music and Journalism/Mass Communication.
Additionally there are 3 departments: Art & Design, Communication
Studies and Theatre/Dance. The College offers three undergraduate degrees:
the Bachelor of Arts (BA), the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and the Bachelor
of Music (BM). The department of Art & Design also offers the College's
first 'terminal' degree, a MFA in Communication Design. Studio Art is
offered under the auspices of Art & Design, and courses are divided
into 2 areas: 2D Art in drawing, printmaking and painting; and 3D art
in sculpture, ceramics, fibers and metal. Printmaking
includes study of methodolgy for screen
printing, intaglio, relief, lithography,
monotypes and digital printing.
Tuition Fee: $16,032 per semester.
Address: College of Fine Arts & Communication,
601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666-4616
Texas Tech University,
College of Visual & Performing Arts, Lubbock
The College of Visual and Performing Arts offers 3 Bachelors degrees in
Art, Music and Theatre/Dance. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is
offered in Studio Art, and Visual Studies (leading toward teacher certification);
Communication Design; and Theatre Arts. The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is offered
in Art History, Music, Dance and Theatre Arts. The Bachelor of Music (BM)
degree is offered in Composition, Music Theory, Performance, and Music
(leading toward teacher certification). There is also a Bachelor of General
Studies (BGS). The college also offers a multidisciplinary program (Art,
Theatre, Music and Philosophy) which can lead to a Master of Fine Arts
Tuition Fee: $4,513 per semester and Non
state residents $10,403 per semester.
Address: College of Visual & Performing Arts,
Box 45060, Administration Building 218, Texas Tech University,
Lubbock, TX 79409-5060
of Houston, School of Art, Houston
The University of Houston was founded in 1927. The School of Art at the
university offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts
(MFA) degrees in Painting, Sculpture, Photography/Digital Media and Graphic
Communications. Also on offer: Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Art and
Art History which leads to an all-level teaching certificate degree. The
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts on campus is an influence in
the field of interdisciplinary programming and the university's art gallery
(Blaffer Gallery) is considered one of the best in America. Both organizations
present innovative and cutting-edge exhibitions by leading national and
international artists. Nearby in Houston is the Museum of Fine Arts which
houses over 55,000 artworks dating from the antiquity to the present;
The Contemporary Arts Museum and the Menil Collection which exhibits works
from antiquity, Byzantine art,
medieval and tribal art as
well as some 20th century works.
Annual Tuition Fee: Texas residents $8,532
and non-state residents: $14,108.
Address: University of Houston, School of Art,
100 Fine Arts Building, Houston, Texas 77204-4019,