“I feel a lot more in the driver’s seat than when I came to SMFA. I have a destination in mind.”

Conor Ward, Combined Degree (BS/BFA)

Combined Degree (BFA + BA/BS)

This 5-Year Combined Degree BFA + BA/BS is designed for students who wish to pursue their artistic and academic interests to the fullest extent. Students in this program share their time between the Tufts School of Arts and Sciences and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts

Graduates of the Combined Degree program receive two degrees within five years: a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. The Five-Year program offers preparation for a career in the arts and unparalleled advantages for the professional artist. Students must fulfill the foundation, distribution and concentration requirements of a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree at in the School of Arts & Sciences, [http://admissions.tufts.edu/academics/school-of-arts-sciences/curriculum/] in addition to the SMFA at Tufts studio requirements. [http://admissions.tufts.edu/academics/school-of-the-museum-of-fine-arts-at-tufts/curriculum/]

Degree Options

In addition to your BFA, you graduate with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a major of your choice.

Graduation Requirements

Studio Art
19 Credits
Art History
5 credits
English writing
2 credits
World Civilizations
1 credit
Humanities
2 credits 
Social Sciences
2 credits 
Language and Culture
6 credits 
Math
2 credits 
Natural Science
2 credits
Major Concentration
10-12 credits

*For this chart, 1 credit typically equals 1  course