Mission Statement

To offer a leading scholastic experience that is centered on both creativity and depth of thought while inbreeding innovative leaders, and to add to the body of knowledge the boosting elements of cooperation and congruence in education, support, and continuous erudition. Our differentiation perception stems from the global perspective and the 21st-century skills in education. Through the transformative power of the arts, and our faculty and programs we prepare our Learners for global engagement as practitioners, educators, creators, advocates, and patrons of the arts to engage their professions and society as both artists and citizens. Our efforts are realized through Strategic build-up and Innovation, constant Market Scanning and Adaptation, Research and Creativity, Learner centrism, and Diversity Management.

General Information

The school of Fine Arts’ special duty is to encourage and, promote arts, also to prepare students at various levels, depending on their interests and signed for programs. AUE offers a big array from intense graduate work and professional undergraduate majors to individual sprint courses and non-degree workshops for individuals at more of a hobbyist level. At AUE the Arts’ programs are a blend of innovation with Business and theories with praxis.

The Arts Programs emphasize creativity and experimentation while offering learners the opportunity to develop a broad set of basic skills in design language, technical skills, and business. These skills are fundamentals for employment in the relative field industry.

Key content includes an overview of the relative art industry, product making, design foundations, materials, historical contexts, and opportunities to build skill in a cognate area, such as marketing, designing, or buying, planning, and forecasting.

AUE’s School of Fine Arts offers Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs in an array of emphases and certificates. All of the programs are defined in their respective section (Programs of Study). Bachelor’s degree emphases cover the following areas: cinematology, theater, radio-tv, Sculptur, ceramics, Fashion design, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, drawing, music…etc. The flexibility of each program permits learners to emphasize areas of their special interests. Minors are available in various activities respectively. Accreditation AUE’s School of Fine Arts Programs are accredited by various national and international governmental and non-governmental bodies.

Advisory Committees

The School's main advising Committee is drawn from the Board of Trustees itself, enriched by leading executives, famous scholars, and government officials. The board along with the president, and faculty, are always there to provide counsel on the School’s programs. The strive is always to boost the School’s quality and excellence in educating and crafting future leaders. The School’s Learner Advisory Council provides an excellent means of communication between learners and faculty. Members of this committee include learners from all programs and class years within the school and representatives from various fine arts learner organizations.


Each academic department has a set of advisors who coordinates the procedures of their respective departments, represent their department on the various needed committees, namely the one concerned with learner petitions. Divisional advisors advise all undergraduate fine arts learners and are also available to help learners with their special problems.


Admission to AUE’s School of Fine Arts is regular, the criteria for admission are subject to change as enrollment demands vary.

Startup Admission

Startup admission to the School of Fine Arts generally takes place upon entry as a first-year learner. The academic credentials required will vary during each admission cycle and are determined by the Office of Admission. The process is straightforward and comprehensive and considers many variables to establish the context of a learner’s achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in the rigorous curriculum.

Transfer Admission

Learners who may be transferring from other institutions may pursue admission through a non-competitive process. Learners must meet the following admission requirements:

Current AUE learners: To be admitted into the School of Fine Arts from another AUE school or program, a learner must have at least 30 graded credit hours.

Transfer learners from another college or university: To be admitted into the School of Fine Arts from another educational institution, a learner must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours, have an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. Transferred courses will be limited only to those with grades of 70 and above. Maximum transferred credits will be restricted to 50 % of the overall program requirements. Transfers will require the approval of the academic council of the university.

Accelerations of Studies

Learners may accelerate their programs by registering for more loads than the average 15 hours per semester needed to complete the program in eight semesters (6 regular+2 summer modules). Registrations of up to 19 credits hours are permitted in a regular semester or eight hours in a five- or six-week summer term. Course loads exceeding these limitations require permission from the Students’ Affairs and the Registrar. Requests are normally considered only if the learner earned more than a 3.00-grade point average or is a senior who is graduating...

Programs of Study

The School of fine arts offers the following Degree levels:

* Undergraduate

* Graduate

* Continuous Learning Programs

The School of Fine arts offers Bachelor of Arts Degrees the following programs and concentrations:

Bachelor's Degrees of Fine Arts in: Learners must successfully complete a between 105 and 115 Credit hours ( 3 – 5 years ) program – Typically designed for an optimum time of 3 years.

The concentrations are also offered for the Degrees of Masters of Arts (MA) in the same emphases. Learners must successfully complete 39 credits hours (2- 4 years) program- Typically designed for an optimum time of 2 years.

The School of Fine Arts offers also Minors in various arts fields to its Learners and other AUE schools. The learners must complete successfully all the minors requirements before graduating from their majors. Other Non- Fine Arts Programs learners can follow other school minors provided that the courses Prerequisites and Corequisites criteria are met, with the recommendations of their advisors.

Graduation Requirements

In the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, learners must successfully complete 106 to 115 credit hours, as indicated below:

1. 27 credit hours of General University Required courses with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

2. 70 to 79 credit hours of Core fine arts Foundation with a minimum GPA of 2.0

3. 9 to 12 credit hours of Major with a minimum of 2.00 in both the Major GPA and the Cumulative GPA.

In the Master's Degree of Fine Arts programs, learners holding a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts-related majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and above are accepted. Non- Fine Arts learners with a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher can sign for an MA – after a positive opinion from the Academic Committee and might be required to pass remedial courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

An MA learner must successfully complete 39 credit hours as indicated below:

1. 21 credit hours of Core Required courses

2. 12 credit hours of Emphasis Required courses

3. 6 credit hours of Major Elective courses

Fine Arts Curriculum

Requirements Facts As precised by the School of Fine Arts Study Plan requirements, all Fine Arts programs are constituted from courses as follows:

University General Requirement Courses: All University Programs must fulfill those courses requirements offered externally to the school of Fine Arts. They are designed to constitute an integrative aspect to the university so that a learner signs for the University and not only to an individual Program in a segregated perspective. Those courses are at the core of the liberal education perspective and are designed to equip the student with a 360 ̊ of perspective and competencies needed to breed a multi-intelligence posture.

Fine Arts Capstone Experience: In addition to completing the program's foundation courses and theoretical criteria, all learners must complete a Fine Arts Capstone Experience. You should complete the fine arts foundation and core first. The Fine Arts Capstones are senior-level experiences that are writing and speaking intensive, provide for multiple skill development, and integrate the Fine Arts coursework you have already completed.

Diversity Requirement: You must complete at least one course that provides an understanding of diversity and general diversity perspectives.

Communication Requirement: All fine art programs require at least one Communication art course requirement. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates communication across the curriculum so that writing and speaking skills are important characteristics of each and every program.

Theoretical Courses: Most of the Fine Arts Courses carry a theoretical perspective. This theory usually is validated by following primary references from leading acclaimed edition houses.

Practical Courses: All Fine Arts programs require at least two practical courses requirements. Also, each major and emphasis incorporates practicums across the curriculum so that practical skills are important characteristics of each and every course throughout the program.

Grade Point Average: A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in Fine Arts courses is required for graduation.

Mathematics Requirement: All Fine Arts learners must complete one basic Math course or equivalent-such as applied statistics

Residency Requirements: AUE programs are essentially full resident-based. All Fine Arts majors must complete at least 50 percent of the fine art courses required for their Fine Arts degree at one of AUE’s campuses. Transfers are calculated based on these criteria.

Program Goals and Outcomes

Any degree in Fine Arts studies and all Fine Arts programs and emphases aims to equip the students for the dynamics of today’s global fine arts world with more than necessary skills, ensuring their full congruence with the University and school’s Mission and the United Nation’s SDGs. Our commitment goes beyond sustainability to development.

Upon graduation the graduate will:

Generally and broadly:

• Have essential knowledge of various disciplines.

• Possess problem-solving capabilities.

• Have an awareness of social and ethical issues.

• Be committed to civic engagement.

• Use written and oral communication effectively.


• Demonstrate essential knowledge acquired in the disciplines: cinematology, theater, radio-tv, Sculptur, ceramics, Fashion design, graphic design, interior design, industrial design, drawing, music

• Propose a solution to a business/Artistic problem using quantitative and/or qualitative reasoning.

• Examine the social and ethical issues involved in a business/Arts case.

• Demonstrate the process and benefits of being engaged in civic service.

• Deliver an effective oral presentation.

• Demonstrate effective written communication.

Career Prospects

Job demand for Fine Arts graduates is on the rise those days. Majoring in our programs and emphases of Fine Arts equip the learner with enough flexibility of attitude to change as the business environment dictate, and Artistic skills sets enough to make him tall wherever she/he stands. That gives the graduates a wider scope of fields and ensures their easy marketability. The career areas related to Fine Arts are voluminous, some of which are:

• General Management and Production

• Entrepreneurship

• Consulting

• Operations and Project Management

• Market Research

• Scholars and Educational cadres

• Artists

• Therapy

• Art Critics

• Specialized journalists and media content executives…