Dec 07, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Studio Art (B.A.)

The BA in Studio Art prepares students for a career in visual arts or a related field. 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 2000- to 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 3D design and fabrication, 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.

Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) - 42 hours

Refer to 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

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

Art History - 9 hours

Art Studio or History Elective - 6 hours

  • 3xxx/4xxx Art Studio or History
  • 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