If you’re already at Ball State—or even already in our studio art option—and plan to change your major to one of our bachelor of fine arts options, you will need to meet with your advisor.
Step 1: Enroll in a desired art major.
You will need to notify your academic advisor and complete a “Change of Major” form.
Learn How to Change Your Major
Step 2: Successfully complete our foundation courses.
You will need to complete our first-year foundation courses with a grade of C or higher.
The foundation courses are:
- ADS 101 – Foundations: 2D Studio
- ADS 102 – Foundations: 3D Studio
- ADS 103 – Foundations: 4D Studio
- AFA 101 – Drawing Studio
If you are interested in the Animation or Visual Communications areas, you will need to submit a portfolio based on your work in the first-year foundation courses. For more information click here.