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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Studio Art (B.A.)

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The BA in Studio Art prepares students for a career in the field of visual arts. This degree is generally necessary for those intending to go on for graduate studies in art. It is a comprehensive degree with 60 credits in 3000 and 4000-level studio art and art history courses, including an 18-credit minor in art history or another liberal arts discipline, or additional study in visual arts. An additional 60 credits are taken in Areas A-F core curriculum course work. The areas of study for this degree are ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textile design, and weaving.

Visual arts majors must achieve a grade of C or better in each Department of Visual Arts course taken to fulfill degree requirements.

Semester Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) - 42 hours

Refer to Semester Core Curriculum Areas A-E  

Area A1: No exceptions

Area A2: No exceptions

Area B: No exceptions

Area C: No exceptions

Area D: No exceptions

Area E: No exceptions

Assessment Requirements (Pass or Fail) - 0 hours

  • Portfolio Review
  • Re-Review if Necessary
  • Senior Review
  • Re-Review if Necessary

Courses Required for the Major - 60 hours

Sophomore & Junior Studio Art - 9+6 hours

Senior Studio Art - 9 hours in ONE DISCIPLINE

  • ART 4xxx
  • ART 4xxx
  • ART 4xxx

Other Required Courses - 3 hours

Art History - 9 hours

Art Studio or History Elective - 3 hours

  • 3xxx/4xxx Art Studio or History

Modern Language - 3 hours

  • Modern Language 2001 or 2002

Electives - 18 hours *MINIMUM 9 hours 3xxx/4xxx

* Completion of a minimum of 39 total hours at the 3000 - 4000 level, including a minimum of 21 hours of 3000 - 4000 level courses in the major is required

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