2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Bachelor of Arts

The art major requires 48 credits, nine of which must be upper division. Art majors are required to submit a portfolio of their work and have a conference with the art faculty after completion of the basic 15-credit course sequence or its equivalent (ARTD 111, ARTD 112, ARTD 113, ARTD 211, and ARTH 251). All majors will organize and hang a senior exhibition of their work which must meet the approval of the art faculty. The art major leads to the bachelor of arts degree.

Art Major Requirements

Core Courses

ARTD 1112D/3D Design

3

ARTD 112Sculpture

3

ARTD 113Drawing

3

ARTD 211Painting I

3

ARTD 213Figure Drawing

3

ARTH 251Art History: Survey I

3

ARTH 252Art History: Survey II

3

ARTH 353Art History: 20th Century

3

ARTS 400Advanced Studio

3

BUSN 101Business Management

3

CIST 140Introductory Computer Programming

3

DMDA 120Introduction to Digital Media

3

ENGL 264Storytelling

3

ARTD, ARTH, or ARTS Art electives (Three credits must be upper division)

9

Students interested in digital image making should consider taking ARTD/DMDA 230 Type and Image Design, ARTD/DMDA 241 Digital Photography I , ARTD/DMDA 330 Business Practices in Design, and DMDA 301 Digital Video I as part of their electives.

ART REQUIREMENTS AT A GLANCE
Type of Credit Required Credits
General Education (For B.A.)* 55
Major 48
Elective 23
Total Credits to Earn Degree 126
*Based on students arriving as first time freshmen. Some general education requirements are met through required major courses. This reduces the number of required general education credits.