B.F.A. (Applied Arts)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Arts

Duration: 4 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2 or Equivalent

B.F.A. Applied Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Arts is an undergraduate Fine Arts course. It is a three years program of study (four years in some colleges) in a specialisation of Fine Arts which deals with the application of design and aesthetics to objects of function and everyday use. An integrated course is offered in the first year, and the remaining three years are allocated for specialisation in Applied Arts. In other words, B.F.A. (Applied Arts) is a degree that trains a student in the fields of industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, advertising, decorative art, functional art, architecture and photography, etc. The B.F.A. (Applied arts) degree course gives full exposure to print media, advertising and electronic media.

B.F.A. Applied Arts Eligibility

  • The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing B.F.A. (Applied Arts) degree is H.S.C. examination or equivalent with minimum 50 % aggregate (45 % for reserved category) or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognised board of the country.

B.F.A. Applied Arts Syllabus

Syllabus of Applied Arts as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study




Clay & Plaster Modelling


Collage Painting & Print Media


Colour Theory & Colour Composition




Geometrical Drawing & Perspective Drawing


History of Art in India


Indoor & Outdoor Drawing & Sketching


Language: English/Hindi


Silk Screen, Stencil Print


Still Life


2D & 3D Animation


Advertising Theory




Computer Applications


Computer Graphics


Drawing and Illustration (out door and in door study)


History of Far Eastern Art


History of Modern Western Art


History of Modern Indian Art


History of Western Art


Indian Aesthetics


Letter Calligraphy/Typography


Photography Black & White


Photography and Reproduction Techniques


Portfolio Development & Digital Manipulation


Poster Design


Press Layout


Project Work - Industry Interface


Western Aesthetics


Any One Elective out of Silk Screen Printing, Letter Press Printing, Lithography and Computer Graphics.


B.F.A. Applied Arts Colleges

B.F.A. Applied Arts Course Suitability

  • Those who have the qualities of timeless principles of motion, gesture, composition, colour theory, story structure, acting, and sound designs are the most suitable for course.
  • Those who have interest and want to preserve Arts and culture are good match for this course.
  • Those who want to preserve culture and enhance it for present and coming generations are good suit for the course.

How is B.F.A. Applied Arts Course Beneficial?

  • B.F.A. (Applied Arts) degree holders can apply for the job of a Fine Arts teacher in various Fine Arts learning institutes.
  • B.F.A. (Applied Arts) degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as M.A, Ph.D. and M Phil degree in Fine Arts, the successful completion of which makes one eligible for the post of a lecturer in any university/college.
  • B.F.A. (Applied Arts) degree holders can opt for specialisations in industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, interior design, advertising, decorative art, functional art, architecture and photography.
  • A graduate degree in Applied Arts satisfies a student’s desire who study for the sake of passion as well as ethics that the field of Applied Arts carries along with itself.
  • The increasing use of visual information and communications brings better employment opportunities for talented artists in different Fine Arts fields.

B.F.A. Applied Arts Employment Areas

  • Animation
  • Advertising Companies
  • Art Studios
  • Art History
  • Ceramics Industry
  • Clothing Industry
  • Dance Studios
  • Digital Media
  • Direction
  • Fashion Houses
  • Manufacturers
  • Magazines
  • Music Industry
  • On-line Services
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Product Design
  • Promotion
  • Publishing Houses
  • Sculpture
  • Television
  • Software Companies

B.F.A. Applied Arts Job Types

  • Counsellor, Faculty & Teacher at Academy - Applied Arts
  • Social Media Designer
  • Graphic Designer & Display Designer
  • Teacher - Arts & Crafts
  • Educational Development Specialists - Arts
  • Advertising Sales Manager - Arts and Films
  • Instrument Teacher - Tabla & Guitar
  • Music Vocalist Teacher
  • Director & Animator
  • Modeller & Lighter
  • Compositor & Rigger
  • Editor & Texture Painter
  • Visual Effects Supervisor
  • Production Designer

Advance Course in B.F.A. Applied Arts

Fine Arts Courses
Fine Arts Degree Courses
B.A. (Drawing and Painting)
B.A. (Fine Arts)
B.A. (Hons.) (Fine Arts)
B.A. (Lalit Kala)
B.A. (Visual Arts)
B.F.A. (Digital Graphics Technology)
B.F.A. (Drawing & Painting)
B.F.A. (Graphics)
B.F.A. (History of Art)
B.F.A. (Hons.) (Mural)
B.F.A. (Hons.) (Painting)
B.F.A. (Painting)
B.F.A. (Photography)
B.F.A. (Sculpture)
B.P.A. (Performing Arts)
Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.V.A.)
D.Litt. (Visual Arts)
M.A. (Art of Central Asia)
M.A. (Art of China and Korea)
M.A. (Art of Nepal and Tibet)
M.A. (Art of South East Asia)
M.A. (Drawing and Painting)
M.A. (European Art)
M.A. (Fine Arts and Painting)
M.A. (Fine Arts)
M.A. (Indian Art)
M.A. (Lalit Kala)
M.A. (Painting)
M.A. (Performing Arts)
M.A. (Sculpture)
M.A. (Visual Arts)
M.F.A. (Applied Arts)
M.F.A. (Filmmaking)
M.F.A. (Graphics)
M.F.A. (History of Arts)
M.F.A. (Painting Applied Art Sculpture)
M.F.A. (Painting)
M.F.A. (Print Making / Graphics)
M.F.A. (Sulpture)
M.F.A. (Visual Media)
M.Phil. (Performing Art)
M.Phil. (Visual Arts)
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Master of Performing Arts (M.P.A.) (Drama)
Master of Visual Arts
Ph.D. (Visual Arts)
Fine Arts Diploma Courses
D.F.A. (Diploma in Fine Art), Applied Art with Graphic Designing
Diploma in Advanced Painting
Diploma in Applied Art
Diploma in Art and Craft
Diploma in Commercial Art
Diploma in Commercial Art / Graphic Design (Graduates)
Diploma in Commercial Art / Graphic Design (Professional)
Diploma in Fine Art (Advance)
Diploma in Fine Art (Painting)
Diploma in Fine Arts
Diploma in Painting
Diploma in Painting, Sculpture, Applied Arts
Diploma in Performing Arts
Diploma in Printing Arts
Diploma in Sculpture
Diploma in Sketching & Oil Painting
Diploma in Visual & Fine Arts
Foundation Diploma Course in Fine Arts
Post Graduate Diploma in Art and Craft
Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Designing & CAD/CAM (PGDCD)
Post Graduate Diploma in Sculpture
Professional Course of Fine Art (Foundation)
Fine Arts Certificate Courses
Certificate Course in Drawing and Animation
Certificate Course in Plate Making and Offset Printing
Certificate in Crafting Creative Communications (C.C.C.)
Certificate in Fine Arts
Certificate in Performing and Visual Arts
Certificate in Visual Arts - Applied Arts (CVAA)
Certificate in Visual Arts - Sculpture (CVAS)
Super Professional Course of Fine Art (Foundation)
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