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Bachelor of Fine Arts

Objectives

The program is developed to achieve the following objectives:

• To inculcate study of contemporary and traditional art practices through imploring variety of mediums motivated towards both skill building and the development of critical and analytical skills.

• To develop a range of interdisciplinary fields through major studios and elective courses, to broaden the scope of students addressing knowledge of painting, photography, sculpture, artistic craft-based media, ceramics and metal as well digital technology such as three-dimensional modelling and printing, to develop expressive styles.

• To nurture students as artists, creative professionals, art historians, critics and researchers who can identify, formulate, research and analyze traditional & contemporary art perspectives celebrated across the world and apply inventive research techniques and resources to discover contemporary solutions to the artistic problems.

• To address market employability with our graduates in the field of visual arts, sculpture, printing, photography with students having ability of informed reasoning, contextual knowledge socio--cultural & political assessment and the consequent ethical responsibilities towards the society.

Role and Scope

The University of Faisalabad offers a 4 year Bachelor degree in Fine Arts, a defining program imploring creative outputs of students and empowering them to generate new concepts and analytical frameworks towards visual art practices. The degree offers an array of tools, strategies and design thinking methodologies over the period of 8 semesters that enable students to become adaptive, multidisciplinary artists majoring in Painting, Sculpture, Visual Arts & Design. Students graduating in BFA will be equipped with thorough historical and cultural background in the fine arts and hands-on learning experience from wide array of tools prevalent in contemporary arts with an increasingly critical and analytical level developed in their education. After the completion of the bachelor programs students will be equipped to practice as painters, artists, sculptors, art educators, museum curators, art coordinators, and marketing managers etc.

  • Duration

    8 Semesters (4 years)

  • Eligibility

    Students are eligible to apply for admission if they have successfully completed your FA/FSc. with 50% marks (2nd division) or have an A level pass in three subjects (IBCC equivalence certificate is required), or an equivalent national or international qualification.

  • credit hours
    required

    128

  • Fee Rs

    699,520

semesters and courses

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics 2(2-0)
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I 1(1-0)
ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] 3(3-0)
MATH-101 Mathematics 3(3-0)
CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies 3(2-1)
DE-111 Drawings & Graphics 3(1-2)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II 1(1-0)
ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] 3(3-0)
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
DE-112 Basics of Design 3(1-2)
DE-113 Visual Communication* 3(2-1)
DE-114 History of Art & Design I* 3(3-0)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 1(1-0)
ENG-201 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] 3(3-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
DE-211 Design Studio – I* 4(1-3)
DE-212 Art & Society [Critical Theories] 2(2-0)
DE-213 History of Art & Design II* 3(3-0)
  Total Credit Hours 16
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV 1(1-0)
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0)
DE-214 Design Anthropology 2(2-0)
DE-215 Design Studio – II* 4(1-3)
DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication* 3(2-1)
DE-217 Photography 3(2-1)
  Total Credit Hours 16
 

   

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
DE-311 Textiles & Design 3(2-1)
DE-312 Interior Decoration 3(2-1)
FA-311 Sculpture [Wood – Metal] 3(1-2)
FA-312 Fine Arts Studio – I* 4(1-3)
FA-313 Print Making 2(0-2)
  Total Credit Hours 18
 

   

 

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(2-1)
DE-313 Character Design & Narratives 2(0-2)
FA-314 Ceramics 3(1-2)
FA-315 Art restoration 3(3-0)
FA-316 Fine Arts Studio – II* 4(1-3)
FA-317 Performance Art Practices 3(1-2)
  Total Credit Hours 18
 

   

 

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
FA-411 Miniature Painting 3(0-3)
FA-412 Art Criticism 3(3-0)
FA-413 Advance Materials and Processes 3(2-1)
FA-414 Thesis Studio-I* 6(1-5)
  Total Credit Hours 15
 

   

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics 3(3-0)
FA-415 Museum Studies & Curatorial Practices 3(3-0)
FA-416 Calligraphy 3(1-2)
FA-417 Thesis Studio-II* 6(1-5)
  Total Credit Hours 15

 

  Total Credit Hours of Bachelor of Fine Arts: 128

 

Road Map Bachelor of Fine Arts No. of Courses 44
General Courses [Compulsory] 15
Interdisciplinary Courses 15
Discipline Specific Courses 14

 

 

 

 

 
 
General Course 22 DE-213 History of Art & Design II*
1 ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics 23 DE-214 Design Anthropology [Elective]
2 ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I 24 DE-215 Design Studio – II*
3 ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II 25 DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication*
4 ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III 26 DE-217 Photography [Elective]
5 ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV 27 DE-311 Textiles & Design [Elective]
6 ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] 28 DE-312 Interior Decoration
7 ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] 29 DE-313 Character Design & Narratives [Elective]
8 ENG-203 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] 30 DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics
Discipline Specific Courses
9 MATH-101 Mathematics 31 FA-311 Sculpture [Wood – Metal]
10 CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies 32 FA-312 Fine Arts Studio – I*
11 PSY-201 Psychology 33 FA-313 Print Making
12 PS-101 Pakistan Studies 34 FA-314 Ceramics
13 GEN-201 Sociology 35 FA-315 Art Restoration
14 GEN-310 Research Methodology 36 FA-316 Fine Arts Studio – II*
15 MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 37 FA-317 Performance Art Practices [Elective]
Interdisciplinary Courses 38 FA-411 Miniature Painting
16 DE-111 Drawings & Graphics 39 FA-412 Art Criticism
17 DE-112 Basics of Design 40 FA-413 Advance Materials and Processes
18 DE-113 Visual Communication* 41 FA-414 Thesis Studio-I*
19 DE-114 History of Art & Design I* 42 FA-415 Museum Studies & Curatorial Practices [Elective]
20 DE-211 Design Studio – I* 43 FA-416 Calligraphy
21 DE-212 Art & Society [Critical Theories] [Elective] 44 FA-417 Thesis Studio-II*

 

 

 

 

ROAD MAP OF BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS

 
General Courses Major Courses Minor Courses Electives
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title
ISL-102 Islamic Studies/Ethics FA-311 Sculpture [Wood- Metal] DE-111 Drawings & Graphics DE-212 Art & Society[Critical Theories]
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation I FA-312 Fine Arts Studio – I DE-112 Basics of Design DE-214 Design Anthropology
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation II FA-313 Print Making DE-113 Visual Communication DE-217 Photography
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation III FA-314 Ceramics DE-114 History of Art & Design I DE-311 Textiles & Design
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation IV FA-315 Art restoration DE-211 Design Studio – I DE-313 Character Design & Narratives
ENG-101 English I [Reading & Writing Skills] FA-316 Fine Arts Studio – II DE-213 History of Art & Design II FA-317 Performance Art Practices
ENG-102 English II [Communication Skills] FA-411 Miniature Painting DE-215 Design Studio – II FA-415 Museum Studies & Curatorial Practices
ENG-201 English III [Technical Writing & Presentation Skills] FA-412 Art Criticism DE-216 Advanced Visual Communication
MATH-101 Mathematics FA-413 Advance Materials and Processes DE-312 Interior Decoration
CS-101 Introduction to Information & Communication Technologies FA-414 Thesis Studio-I DE-411 Professional Practice & Ethics
PSY-201 Psychology FA-416 Calligraphy
PS-101 Pakistan Studies FA-417 Thesis Studio-II
GEN-201 Sociology
GEN-310 Research Methodology
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship
No of Courses 15 No of Courses 12 No of Courses 10 No of Courses 07