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 works of art applying the principles of design, using visual elements in two and three dimensions; with a high degree of craftsmanship. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)
  2. Demonstrate a broad understanding of art history by evaluating the art historical context of their work and the work of others through critical analysis. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI and VII.)
  3. Apply knowledge and skills from a variety of sources to their own creative work. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, VI, and VII.)
  4. Produce work that embodies a structured set of artistic and intellectually unified goals. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)

Requirements

Art Core Courses

Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all required courses for this program.

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 311Professional Practices

3

ART 410Senior Exhibition

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Internships-Service Learning-Art History

ART 295Service Learning

1-6

Two Credits Required

Or

ART 297Art Internship, Externship, Cooperative Education

1-6

Two Credits Required

 

ART 310Modern Art History

3

ART 312Contemporary Art History

3

Total Credit Hours:8

Fine Arts Courses

ART 220Painting I

3

Or

ART 225Water Media I

3

 

ART 230Drawing II

3

ART 250Ceramics I

3

ART 270Printmaking I

3

ART 280Photography I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

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 120 semester hours. 

Total Credit Hours: 40