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B.F.A. in Art, Electronic Art

The Art – Electronic Art major at Colorado State University offers students the chance to create and critique within the context of digital methods and materials. Integrating digital media theories into their creative practice, students work with software and hardware to explore humanity’s relationship with the digital realm.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $32,734 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

Students in this Art – Electronic Art major at Colorado State University are encouraged to incorporate interdisciplinary, interactive, and collaborative practices in their work.

These explorations can include game theory, experimental video techniques, net.art, user interface, software creation, the creation of social tools, installation work, physical computing, and code within the context of visual arts.

Potential Occupations

Art graduates possess a number of transferable communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills appropriate for work in traditional business as well as positions in academia and roles as freelance artists, graphic designers, art educators, art historians, studio fine artists and as “creatives” in government and industry. Many employers appreciate art majors for their multiple skills and their ability to adapt to a variety of tasks and work environments.

Participation in internships, cooperative education, and service learning opportunities is highly recommended to enhance practical training and development. Graduates who go on for advanced studies can attain more responsible positions with the possibility of rising to top professional levels.



“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”

Sara Bombaci // Master of Science

Courses included

  • Foundations–Time and Structure
  • Photo Image Making
  • Intermediate Drawing
  • Pottery
  • Metalsmithing and Jewelry
  • Fibers
  • Painting
  • Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief