Degrees Offered: B. A., B. F. A. Studio Art with Graphic Design or New Genres Emphasis; B. F. A. Theatre - Film and New Media Production; M. F. A. Studio Art with New Genres Emphasis
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $4,992, nonresidents $14,826; graduate residents $6,954, nonresidents $17,784 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of approximately $1,400 per year.
1400 R Street
Lincoln, NE 68588
Scope of Program:
University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Studio Art program includes emphases in Graphic Design and New Genres. Graphic Design students concentrate on typography, publication design, digital book design, studio art, illustration and advanced graphic design. Students complete a capstone project and may also complete an internship if they wish. New Genres students focus on video, sound, interactive design, interactive programming, 3D modeling, digital fabrication, media installation and physical computing. All students complete a capstone project.
Students pursuing a B. F. A. in Theatre – Film and New Media Production complete core coursework in acting, play direction, design for theatre, scripts in performance, rendering and technical theatre practice. They continue with courses in film production, new media, web site design, sound design, digital design and animation and screenwriting. All students complete a capstone project.
M. F. A. candidates in New Genres take courses in art history, studio electives, digital arts, video, performance art and sound. All students must pass oral examinations and create a thesis exhibition.
All students in the Graphic Design and New Genres emphases must purchase a laptop computer and appropriate software. B. A. candidates in studio art must satisfy a foreign language requirement. A portfolio or demo reel is required with the application to the Theatre – Film and New Media and the M. F. A. programs.
Art, academic merit and need-based scholarships are available. Students applying for art scholarships must submit a portfolio. Nonresidents may apply for academic achievement grants that will reduce their tuition to in-state rates. Teaching assistantships and fellowships are available for graduate students. Eligible students in the Midwest Student Exchange Program may receive tuition discounts; students from Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota and Wisconsin may apply for this program.