The bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in studio arts is designed for the student who wishes to pursue an intensive studio art experience alongside another field(s) of academic study.

Admission + Portfolio Requirements

Fifty percent of your coursework takes place in the studio arts major, and you may use the remaining credits to pursue another or multiple other degrees.

Focused on the development of interdisciplinary practices that integrate studio art and additional academic disciplines, this degree is designed for the artist and entrepreneur who will create the unanticipated art forms and cultural phenomena that cannot be anticipated by traditional arts education. Often students have a strong interest in combining their art practice with such academic subjects as psychology, history, politics, and business and want to pursue a career as a professional artist or entrepreneur utilizing both creative and academic fields.

As a studio arts major, you may strengthen your resume and broaden your perspectives with a VPA study abroad experience during your time at Syracuse. Consistently ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S., SU Abroad offers more than 100 programs in 60 countries. Studio arts majors often go abroad in Florence, Italy.

Student Work


Curriculum

Below are the general program requirements for the B.S. in studio arts.

View official major requirements.

Major requirements: 44 credits
Art intensive requirements: 9 credits
Art in context requirements: 12 credits
Academic requirements: 6 credits
Academic electives: 45 credits
Studio electives: 6 credits
Total Credits: 122