Applied Arts and Design Concentration, Bachelor of Fine Arts - AADE

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (78 HOURS)

Maintain a 3.0 GPA in art courses.

Seventy-two (72) hours must be in art. Six (6) hours must be in approved correlate courses.

All of the following core requirements:
ART 101Drawing I3
ART 102Drawing II3
ART 103Design Lab3
ART 241Art History Survey I3
ART 242Art History Survey II3
One required core course in applied color:3
Silkscreen
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Fiber: Surface Design
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Studio requirements in Applied Arts & Design
ART 211Ceramics: Introduction to Clay3
ART 216Introduction to Furniture Design3
ART 236Sustainable Textiles3
or ART 237 Handmade Paper and Felt
or ART 238 Fiber: Surface Design
or ART 239 Fiber: Fabric Printing
ART 385Design Research Methods3
ART 495Senior Comprehensive in Art History or Studio Art (Double majors who elect to complete the Sr Comp in their other major must take an additional 3 hours in studio in place of ART 495)3
Additional courses in one applied arts area:9
Ceramics
Throwing on the Wheel
Advanced Ceramics: Hand Building and Slip Casting
Alternative Processes in Ceramics
Topics in Art
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Fibers/Textiles
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Sustainable Textiles
Handmade Paper and Felt
Fiber: Surface Design
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Advanced Fiber: Surface Construction
Advanced Fiber: Surface Design
Topics in Art
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Furniture/Sculpture
Modeling and Replication
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Introduction to Design and the Environment
Design and the Environment Studio II
Advanced Sculpture
Topics in Art
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Additional elective studio/design or related areas:24
Silkscreen
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Relief Printmaking: Traditional & Contemporary Approaches
Web Design and Development I
Throwing on the Wheel
Modeling and Replication
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Photography I
Video Art
Typography
Graphic Design
Sustainable Textiles
Handmade Paper and Felt
Fiber: Surface Design
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Introduction to New Media
Introduction to Design and the Environment
Topics in Art
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Web Design and Development II
Advanced Ceramics: Hand Building and Slip Casting
Photography II: Lighting Workshop
Photo-Silkscreen
Video Art II
Artists’ Books
Animation Workshop
Advanced Fiber: Surface Construction
Advanced Fiber: Surface Design
Holography Workshop
Game Design
Installation Art
Design and the Environment Studio II
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Alternative Processes in Ceramics
Advanced Sculpture
Photography III: Beyond the Frame
Internship
Supporting correlate course requirements:
One course in Business:3
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Marketing
Advertising and Promotion
New Venture
One course that addresses social and environmental responsibility and sustainability:3
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Introduction to Justice Studies
Social Justice
Environmental Ethics
Two upper-level art/design history:6
Film History and Analysis
Modern Art and Design
Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989
Asian Art: Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic Traditions
Picturing Biodiversity: The Art of Natural History
Environment in Contemporary Art
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Dark Romanticism: The Gothic Imagination in Art
Topics in Art
Internship
Portfolio Reviews
Participate in portfolio reviews every semester
Total Credits78

Advanced Writing Proficiency

Art majors submit a portfolio of three writing samples from an approved list of approaches to art writing as a graduation requirement.

Senior Comprehensive

A final semester, independent, creative research project in applied arts results in the presenta­tion of a cohesive body of work that is original and aesthetically and conceptually sound.