School of Art, Craft & Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design

TTU's School of Art, Craft & Design conducts classes in a series of well-equipped classrooms and studio environments located on TTU's main campus in Cookeville and at the Appalachian Center for Craft campus near Smithville.


Our outstanding faculty offer specialized instruction in the eight Bachelor of Fine Arts degree concentrations (art education, clay, design, fibers, glass, metals, painting, and wood). Applied art classes in the visual art studio disciplines are taught by nationally recognized artists in each field.

Main Campus / Cookeville

Art Education, Digital Media, Painting, Art History, and Art Foundation courses are taught on the main TTU campus in Cookeville.

Appalachian Center for Craft / Smithville

Craft concentration courses are taught at the School's satellite campus, the Appalachian Center for Craft.

The Center for Craft also offers a non-degree Craft Certificate program in the five craft concentrations.