Once you've been awarded your Associate of Arts in Studio Arts at ENMU-Ruidoso, you can use the program outlined below to earn your Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with an emphasis in Visual Arts at ENMU. Please keep in mind ENMU bachelor's degrees (including BFA, BA, BM and BS) require a minimum of 120 hours, with at least 40 of those being upper-division (3XX or 4XX) courses.

This degree is not available online.

AA in Studio Arts (2015-16) to a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts (2015-17)


Associate Degree Requirements

Course Credits
AA in Studio Arts

For a smooth transition to ENMU, please ensure the courses you've taken for your AA in Studio Arts at ENMU-Ruidoso include the following; these classes are required as part of the ENMU curriculum in order to follow the degree program outlined on this page.

  • ART 136 Design II
  • ART 137 Drawing II
  • ART 166 Art History II
  • ART 206 Human Figure I as lower-division credit for ART 324
  • ART 207 Human Figure II as lower-division credit for ART 325
  • ART 222 Painting II
  • ART 241 Sculpture I

ENMU Required Courses (60 hours)

ENMU Major Requirements (Minimum 30 hours)

Course Credits
Upper-Division Diversity/Global Course 3
ART 271 Jewelry 3
ART 306 Watercolor Illustration 3
ART 312 Drawing Projects 3
ART 318  Jewelry Projects OR ART 423 Sculpture Projects 3
ART 367 History of Design 3
ART 417 Painting Projects 3
ART 482 Senior Portfolio Design 3
Two Upper division ART courses 6
Elective Courses
(You'll take electives as needed to meet any remaining credit hour requirements)

Bachelor's Degree Total Credit Hours: 120

For More Information

ENMU Department of Art
Location: Art and Anthropology, AA 111
Phone: 575.562.2257
Toll-Free: 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)

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Location: Ruidoso Branch Community College
709 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345
Phone: 575.257.2120