Required Courses

B.A. MAJOR - STUDIO ART OPTION (ARTS)
48 S.H. (No Minor Required)

PURPOSE
The Studio Art Option offers training in the fine arts—painting, sculpture, ceramics, and printmaking—within the context of a broadly based liberal arts education.

REQUIRED ART COURSES (30 S.H.)
114 2-D Design (3)
115 3-D Design (3)
118 Drawing I (3)
217 Painting I (3)
218 Drawing II (3)
221 Art History I (3)
222 Art History II (3)
228 Sculpture I (3)
# 439 Later Twentieth Century Art (3)
# 444 Senior Seminar (3)

ART HISTORY ELECTIVES (3-9 S.H.)
One 400-level art history course beyond the required ART 439 (3 S.H.):
# 435 Italian Renaissance (3) OR
# 437 Nineteenth Century Art (3) OR
# 438 Early Twentieth Century Art (3)
Note: Majors may take any two art history classes in place of one studio media sequence (see below). These two classes must be above the 100-level and exclusive of the required ART 439 and the chosen upper-division art history elective (6 S.H.)

STUDIO ELECTIVES (9-15 S.H.)
Two-course sequences in two areas of concentration as follows (12 S.H.):
Painting: 317 (3) and 417 (3) # OR
Drawing: 318 (3) and 418 (3) # OR
Ceramics: 320 (3) and 420 (3) # OR
Sculpture: 328 (3) and 428 (3) # OR
Printmaking: 330 (3) and 430 (3)
Art History: As noted above, any two art history courses (above the 100-level) in addition to ART 439 and the required art history elective course (6 S.H.) may be substituted for a studio sequence.
One additional upper-division studio elective (3 S.H.): This may be continued study in a sequence area, or it may be in a different medium. With the permission of their advisor, majors also have the option of choosing a single four-course sequence (12 S.H.) in a single medium.

 

 

B.A. MINOR - STUDIO ART (ARTS)
21 S.H.
REQUIRED ART COURSES (12 S.H.)
109 Introduction to Art (3)
114 2-D Design (3)
115 3-D Design (3)
118 Drawing I (3)
ART ELECTIVES (9 S.H.)
With the exception of graphic design courses, students pursuing the minor may choose any art or art history course above ART 110 to complete the nine semester hours, provided prerequisites are met.

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