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Majors and More

Majors and More

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

Critical Skills  

15-16

Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Intro to Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology Met in major with ARTS 281

0

Oral Communication See approved list

3

Logic/Language/Semiotics 3 hours met in major with ARTS 281

0

  Foreign language at the 102 level

3-4†

Skills for Common Experiences and Thinking Across Disciplines

3

HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who am I?

3

Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines

19-22

Constitution Requirement See approved list; PLSC 201 or ECON 103 apply to Social Science requirement

0-3

Social Science See approved list; 2 designators must be represented

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; 2 designators must be represented

3-9

  and one must be a non-CVPA; 6 hours may be met in major  
  %a total of 15 semester hours from these 2 categories must be taken  
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science

7

Intensive Writing See approved list

3

Required Courses in Major

43-49

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

3

 
 
 
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

 
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)

6

Electives Must include a minor

25-35

Total  

124


†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized proficiency exam or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite.

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.

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

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