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BACHELOR OF
FINE ARTS (BFA)

in Visual Communication

Our BFA program offers a well-rounded education that will prepare you for an entry-level career in a creative industry. Within the program, the double major allows you to develop a pair of complementary specialties for greater career flexibility and opportunities.

4.5 Academic Years
(9 Semesters)

Completed in 36 Months

Double Major provides broader career options

80% of NCAD GRADUATES FOUND EMPLOYMENT IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRY IN 2016*

*Of 25 graduates in 2016, 20 gained employment in their field of study within 48 months.

Program Lengths

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Credit Information

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Study Tips:

We encourage high school students to be prepared to handle the commitment that our programs require. In high school, most of students’ time is spent in the classroom under a teacher’s supervision. At NCAD, students spend most of their time outside of class, working independently. Spending two to three hours on homework for each class will be necessary to be successful.

High School vs. NCAD

Hours Spent Weekly High School NCAD
In the Classroom 35 18
Doing Homework 5 20-25
Total 40 38-45