liberal arts requirements
SFAI’s liberal arts requirement offers students grounding in the humanities and the social and natural sciences. The sequence of courses emphasizing critical thinking, reading, and writing allows a student to arrive at a more complex understanding and experience of his or her practice in light of literature, history, philosophy, criticism, and art history.
|Liberal Arts Requirements (units)||33|
|English Composition A*||3|
|English Composition B*||3|
|Mathematics or Science||3|
|Studies in Global Cultures||3|
|Critical Theory A +||3|
|Critical Theory B +||3|
All BFA students must complete the liberal arts requirements for their degree.
*Writing Placement Examination required upon matriculation.
+ Must be taken at SFAI.
Courses that fulfill the distribution requirements are indicated each semester in the course descriptions.