Bachelor of Arts Degree - Art

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduate from this program will have demonstrated that they can:

  1. Create 2-D and 3-D art in a variety of mediums. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)
  2. Identify established elements of art and the principles of design, and apply them to their own compositions. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)
  3. Identify artists and art styles of historical significance. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VI.)
  4. Identify and articulate, through oral and written communication, the relationship of their work to significant artists and art styles. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)
  5. Visually communicate using a variety of techniques and materials while applying the elements of art and principles of design. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)
  6. Mount a themed exhibition of their original artwork, accompanied by a professional artist statement. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)
  7. Understand the health risks for artists and safe handling of materials and equipment. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes IV, and VI.)

Requirements

Art Major

ART 122Two-Dimensional Design

3

ART 124Three-Dimensional Design

3

ART 130Drawing I

3

 

ART 210Art History I

3

Or

ART 211Art History II

3

 

ART 220Painting I

3

Or

ART 225Water Media I

3

 

ART 230Drawing II

3

ART 250Ceramics I

3

 

ART 270Printmaking I

3

Or

ART 280Photography I

3

 

ART 311Professional Practices

3

ART 310Modern Art History

3

ART 312Contemporary Art History

3

ART 405Senior Exhibition Lab

1

ART 410Senior Exhibition

2

Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 42

 

Electives in Art must be selected from ART and/or GDES courses 300 or higher

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all required courses in this program.

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Art requires coursework including General Education, 8 credits of foreign language, the major, a minor, and electives to equal a minimum of 128 semester hours.