The Master of Arts and the Master of Fine Arts in graphic design and studio art programs are designed
to develop the individual’s ability to
communicate effectively in the visual
arts. Building on a strong foundation
of undergraduate art training, these
master’s programs allow for intense individual
development in necessary skills.
Skilled artists train the student in a
variety of media, preparing the student
for future work.
Applicants for a graduate degree in graphic design or studio art must submit a portfolio of prior artistic achievement in order to demonstrate appropriate skill development.
All students wanting to pursue an M.F.A. in studio art or graphic design will begin the graduate program enrolled as an M.A. student. Students may apply for the M.F.A. program upon successful completion of PCC’s M.A. in Graphic Design or Studio Art. Admission to the M.F.A. program will be based upon committee review of work completed for the M.A. and written artist statement.
Continuation in the graduate art program is dependent upon an ongoing evaluation of the student’s abilities. A student may be removed at any time from the program if, in the opinion of the faculty/administration, the student fails to perform satisfactorily or improve sufficiently in the appropriate skill, regardless of the student’s academic average in the program.
A student earning a “C+” or lower in any studio course may be required to repeat that course. A student cannot repeat a studio course more than one time. Upon the student’s earning a “C+” or lower in another studio course, the Graduate Committee reviews the student’s status to determine if he can continue in his graduate program.
See Graduation Requirements.
Division of Visual & Performing Arts
Dr. Amy Bombard
Dean of Visual and Performing Arts
The purpose of this division is to equip students to share Christ through the visual arts, music, or dramatic performance. Built upon a biblical foundation of the arts, students are trained to be proficient in their creative discipline.
This division comprises the Visual Arts and Performing Arts departments of Pensacola Christian College, both of which offer undergraduate and graduate degrees.