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  • The curriculum requirements for the BA/BFA dual degree at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and Parsons School of Design are are outlined below.

    The required 163 credits consist of liberal arts credits (for reading, writing, and discussing ideas) and studio credits (for creative and artistic work).

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    In order to earn the BA, you must:

    Parsons School of Design

    In order to earn the BFA, you must:

    • Earn 78 studio credits: 18 first-year credits plus 60 program credits
    • Earn 12 credits of art and design history, including one history course in your design field (these courses apply as liberal arts credits)
    • Declare and complete a major
    • Complete a senior capstone project

    In addition, students must take one University Lecture course (ULEC) to fulfill the university-wide requirement for undergraduate students.

    Sample Schedules of Study

    Your journey through the BA/BFA dual-degree curriculum will depend on which Parsons major you pursue. Please consult the program-specific sample schedules to see how your course requirements are spread across your five years at The New School. 

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