Bachelor of Fine Arts

BFA stands for Bachelor of Fine Arts which is an Undergraduate course in the field of fine arts. There are 6 major divisions in Fine arts out of which you can select one and study the same. They are Painting, Visual Communication, Ceramic, Textile, Sculpture & Print Making.


Major/Field Of Study: Animation; Fine art

Required Skill Set for BFA

A Fine Arts course is usually pursued by students who have an artist hidden in them. However, candidates who have a creative bent of mind and a natural instinct towards visual or performing arts are a good fit for a BFA course. Basic skills that candidates looking pursue a BFA course should have are:


Skillset for BFA Aspirants

Sketching skills

Drawing skills

Visualisation skills

Imaginative skills

Artistic skills

Presentation skills

Problem-solving skills

Communication skills



The scope of fine arts in India is quite good, you can earn respect & money both under this professional career. So the scope is wide as this course have various specializations.


BFA specialization


  1. Painting
  2. Applied Arts
  3. Drama and Theatre
  4. Calligraphy
  5. Cartoon
  6. Photography
  7. Plastic Arts
  8. Pottery and Ceramics
  9. Textile Design
  10. Graphic Designing

Hence, the purpose of telling about specialization is that the job will depend upon your choosen specialization and University. There are various job opportunity but good college will help you to acquire high salary package job in India.

As you know, the demand of Cinema, TV, advertising, animation, textile art studio, and so on are very high.


Let's see the job role after BFA course:


  1. Art Teacher
  2. Fine Artist
  3. Multimedia Artist
  4. Graphic designer
  5. Animator
  6. Photographer
  7. Editor
  8. Writer etc.


Difference Between BFA & BA


The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is considered to be the most prestigious bachelor's degree that you can receive in the visual arts. This option is for students who wish to gain as much experience and skill in photography as possible. It consists of at least sixty credits of photography courses.

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree is less extensive, but still contains essential photography core courses. This option is for students with a strong interest in photography and a desire to minor or double-major in another subject area. This enables you to tailor your academic career to fit your interests. It consists of at least thirty-nine credits of photography courses.

If you're not sure which program will be the best for you, don't worry: you don't have to decide now. Since both options share the core photography courses and some electives you will have time to gain some experience in the subject matter before you have to choose a specific academic path to follow. Your academic advisor will be happy to assist you with this decision.

Both the BFA and BA are part of the College of Arts and Sciences. This means that you will choose from additional liberal arts courses in other subject areas (such as Communication, Computer Science, English, Math, Psychology, and Sociology, to name a few) to provide a well-rounded and versatile education. Your academic advisor will help you identify the classes that would most interest and benefit you.