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Articulated Studies

An emphasis for the B.S. in Art & Design

Students who have completed 2-year degrees in technology, design or fine art related fields have many options to complete a Bachelor’s degree through the Department of Technology, Art & Design (TAD). The department accepts Associate of Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, diploma or certificates. Transfer students can complete a Bachelor's degree as “2 + 2” on the BSU campus or online for distance students or working professionals.

Students transferring from a MnSCU Community and/or Technical College with an Associate degree in a related design and/or fine arts field may be eligible for an articulated transfer into the Art & Design, Bachelor of Science. This degree has the "2 +2" articulation option and is only offered on-campus.

Please contact a TAD department faculty member to discuss your transfer degree options and to assist you in a seamless transfer of your credits to Bemidji State.

Program Features

-Unique and innovative blend of design and career preparation

-Professional Advisory Board

-Student Portfolios

-Real world Focus

-Academic excellence

Career Directions

-Art Director


-Graphic Designer

-Exhibit Designer

-Multimedia Designer

-Web Developer

Department of Technology, Art & Design — Developing leaders to imagine, create & lead.