Studio Art - B.A. / B.S.

The B.A. and B.S. programs emphasize breadth of experience over specialization in a single medium. Students complete a more diverse curriculum including coursework in two and three-dimensional disciplines.


Curriculum

Requirement

Credits

Required Foundation Courses

15

Studio Art 2D Courses

6

Studio Art 3D Courses

6

Studio Electives

6

Art History Electives

9

Issues in Art (Capstone)

3

BA or BS Cognate Requirements

9

Total Credits

54


Required Foundations Courses

Students must take the three courses below, for a total of 15 credits:

  • ART 150 - Foundations: 2D Design (3 credits)
  • ART 151 - Foundations: 3D Design (3 credits)
  • ART 152 - Foundations: Color and Design (3 credits)
  • ART 155 - Foundations: Introduction to Drawing I (3 credits)
  • ART 157 - Foundations: Introduction to Drawing II (3 credits)

 


Studio Art 2D Courses

Students must select two courses in different 2D areas from the list below for a total of 6 credits:

  • ART 210 Graphic Design (3 credits)
  • ART 257 Life Drawing (3 credits)
  • ART 260 Introduction to Painting (3 credits)
  • ART 265 Introduction to Printmaking (3 credits)
  • ART 280 Introduction to Illustration (3 credits)
  • ART 393 Image Studio (3 credits)

Studio Art 3D Courses

Students must select two courses in different 3D areas from the list below for a total of 6 credits

  • ART 245 Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing (3 credits)
  • ART 270 Introduction to Sculpture (3 credits)
  • ART 275 Introduction to Ceramics (3 credits)
  • ART 395 Space Studio (3 credits)

Studio Art Electives

Students must select two courses from the list below, for a total of 6 credits. Courses may contain pre-requisites.

  • ART 307 - Digital Prepress (3 credits)
  • ART 310 - Graphic Design III (3 credits)
  • ART 312 - Graphic Design IV: Experience Design (3 credits)
  • ART 313 - 3D For Graphic Design: Exhibition and Packaging Design (3 credits)
  • ART 321 - Digital 3D (3 credits)
  • ART 346 - Intermediate Jewelry and Metalsmithing I (3 credits)
  • ART 347 - Intermediate Jewelry and Metalsmithing II (3 credits)
  • ART 355 - Advanced Drawing I (3 credits)
  • ART 356 - Advanced Drawing II (3 credits)
  • ART 361 - Intermediate Painting I (3 credits)
  • ART 362 - Intermediate Painting II (3 credits)
  • ART 366 - Intermediate Printmaking I (3 credits)
  • ART 367 - Intermediate Printmaking II (3 credits)
  • ART 371 - Intermediate Sculpture I (3 credits)
  • ART 372 - Intermediate Sculpture II (3 credits)
  • ART 376 - Intermediate Ceramics I (3 credits)
  • ART 377 - Intermediate Ceramics II (3 credits)
  • ART 380 - Special Topics in Art (Studio Emphasis) (3 credits)
  • ART 381 - Intermediate Illustration I (3 credits)
  • ART 382 - Intermediate Illustration II (3 credits)
  • ART 391 - Civic Studio (3 credits)
  • ART 392 - Curatorial Studio (3 credits)
  • ART 393 - Image Studio (3 credits)
  • ART 394 - Interactive Studio (3 credits)
  • ART 395 - Space Studio (3 credits)
  • ART 396 - Time Studio (3 credits)

Art History Electives

Students must take three Art History courses, for a minimum of 9 credits. Courses may contain pre-requisites:

  • ART 221 - Survey of Art History I (3 credits)
  • ART 222 - Survey of Art History II (3 credits)
  • ART 218 - Design History (3 credits)
  • ART 322 - Goths to Gothic: Medieval Art (3 credits)
  • ART 323 - Rethinking Renaissance Art (3 credits)
  • ART 327 - Art Since 1945 (3 credits)
  • ART 380 - Topics in Art (courses with a history emphasis) (3 credits)
  • ART 420 - Asian Art (3 credits)
  • ART 421- Surrealism (3 credits)
  • ART 422 - Art and the Worlds of Islam (3 credits)
  • ART 423 - Animals in Art (3 credits)
  • ART 425 - Depicting a Nation: 19th Century American Art (3 credits)

Capstone

Students must complete the required capstone course, for a total of 3 credits. 

  • ART 495 - Issues In Art (3 credits)

Cognate Requirements

Bachelor of Arts option

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree requires a three-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Many students with high school experience with a language enjoy the opportunity to improve their knowledge and speaking skills with that language and to learn more about the corresponding culture/s. Others choose a different language, having demonstrated an aptitude for speaking foreign languages. This is a good choice if you plan to continue your studies to attain a Graduate or PhD degree.

  • Third-semester proficiency in a foreign language (9 credits)

Bachelor of Sciences Option

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree requires that you complete the following the following three courses:

  • CIS 150 - Introduction to Computing (3 credits)
  • STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics (3 credits)
  • STA 216 - Intermediate Applied Statistics (3 credits) OR HST 290 - Research Methods in History (3 credits)

B.A./B.S. Checklist


Questions

For degree requirement questions, please consult your academic advisor in the Department of Visual and Media Arts or the CLAS Advising Center.

 

 



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