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Fine Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Art

The Bachelor of Arts in Art degree offers a student the firm foundation in studio and art history coursework that may lead to advanced study in arts programs in academic or secular professions.

Bachelor of Arts in Art 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication See approved list; may be met by other requirement
0-3
    Technology Met in major with ARTS 281 0
    Intensive Writing Met in major with ARTH 454 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two

(3-8)

  different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

 

Subtotal   35-38
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Required Courses in Major

51

ARTT 112 Introduction to Fine Arts

2

 
ARTT 113 Introduction to Fine Arts Portfolio

1

 
ARTS 101 Two-Dimensional Design I

3

 
ARTS 102 Three-Dimensional Design I

3

 
ARTS 120 Drawing I

3

 
ARTS 281 Computer Imaging in Design

3

 
ARTS 204 , ARTS 205 or ARTS 206 Two and Three-Dim Media Studies, Photo Media Studies

6

 
 
 
ARTS 220 Drawing II

3

 
ARTS 501 Senior Project Seminar

3

 
ARTH 175 Intro to Art Hist Prehistory-Middle Ages

3

 
ARTH 176 Intro to Art Hist Renaissance-Present

3

 
    ARTH 454 Contemporary Art and Criticism 3
     
ARTT 200 Foundation Review

0

 
ARTT 401 Senior Presentation

0

 
ARTS Electives Any ARTS course (with satisfaction  
  of any prerequisites and other conditions)

12

ARTH Electives Any ARTH course (with satisfaction  
  of any prerequisites and other conditions)

3

Minor   15-24
Electives  

7-19

Total  

120


Foundation Review Requirements: A review of student proficiency for acceptance in the Department of Fine Arts is required of all Department of Fine Arts majors, except BA-Art History. All must enroll in the Foundation Review (ARTT 200) prior to enrollment in ARTS courses numbered 221 and above or ARTH courses numbered above 176.

No more than 36 hours in any one subject (or course designator) may apply to the BA degree.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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