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Majors and Minors for Art

Art Major

Requires a bachelor of arts degree and consists of a minimum of 48 credit hours distributed as follows:

Foundation

Four courses (12 credits):

ART 115 Introduction to Sculpture
-or-
ART 210 Hand Built Ceramics I
ART 120 Introduction to Visual Design
ART 130 Introduction to Drawing and Pictorial Composition
ART 220 Introduction to Digital Media

Art History and Criticism

Three courses (9 credits):
ART 200 Survey of Art, Prehistory–1400
ART 201 Survey of Art, 1400–Present
ART 300 Modern and Post-Modern Art

Studio Focus

Any three additional studio art courses at the 300 or 400 level selected in consultation with faculty advisor to develop an in‑depth study of a particular media or concept (9 credits)

Electives

Two additional art courses at any level selected in consultation with faculty advisor to develop breadth (6 credits)

Capstone

Four courses (12 credits):

ART 450 Concentration Studio
ART 451 Senior Thesis Exhibition Studio
ART 460 Senior Seminar
ART 461 Professional Practices

Art Minor

21 credit hours distributed as follows:

Core Courses

Select two courses (6 credits):
ART 120 Introduction to Visual Design
ART 130 Introduction to Drawing and Pictorial Composition
ART 220 Introduction to Digital Media

Art History

Select one course (3 credits):

ART 200 Survey of Art History, Prehistory–1400
ART 201 Survey of Art History, 1400–Present
ART 300 Modern and Post-Modern Art

Capstone

Select one course (3 credits):

ART 460 Senior Seminar
ART 461 Professional Practices

Electives

Select three additional art courses (9 credits)