George Mason University
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George Mason University

Art and Visual Technology, BA

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Art and Visual Technology (AVT) is a liberal arts program that emphasizes breadth of experience in the context of a liberal arts education rather than professional specialization. In addition to completing the university-wide general education requirements, electives, and either a foreign language through the intermediate level or a minor, AVT majors must complete our core foundations experience, breadth and experience, art history and critical theory requirement, and required concentration courses. Students choose from one of seven concentrations: Drawing, Graphic Design, New Media Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

Students are admitted into the BA by portfolio review. See portfolio requirements.

For complete information on program requirements and policies, please see the University Catalog.

Opportunities

Art and Visual Technology majors work in award-winning studios with accomplished faculty who regularly exhibit their work. Students have opportunities to hear from leaders in their field through the Visual Voices speaker series.  In addition, students go to New York several times during their college career to experience its rich collection of museums and galleries. Art and Visual Technology majors also exhibit their work on campus in multiple galleries.

Concentrations within the Art and Visual Technology, BA include:

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