Art History Concentration, Bachelor of Arts - ARTH

Major Requirements (42 Hours)

Required
ART 101Drawing I3
or ART 102 Drawing II
ART 103Design Lab3
ART 241Art History Survey I3
ART 242Art History Survey II3
ART 223Introduction to Digital Photography3
ART 486Dark Romanticism: The Gothic Imagination in Art3
ART 495Senior Comprehensive in Art History or Studio Art 13
Upper Level Art History Elective
Select 15 credits from at least two areas:15
Ancient/Medieval
Picturing Biodiversity: The Art of Natural History
Topics in Art
Eighteenth/Nineteenth Century
Modern Art and Design
Picturing Biodiversity: The Art of Natural History
Topics in Art
Twentieth Century
Modern Art and Design
Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989
Topics in Art
Contemporary
Environment in Contemporary Art
Topics in Art
Topics in Art
Non-Western/Underrepresented Traditions
Asian Art: Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic Traditions
Topics in Art
Media Specific
Film History and Analysis
Topics in Art
Studio or Art History
Select two of the following:6
Drawing I
Drawing II
Silkscreen
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Relief Printmaking: Traditional & Contemporary Approaches
Web Design and Development I
Ceramics: Introduction to Clay
Throwing on the Wheel
Introduction to Furniture Design
Modeling and Replication
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Photography I
Video Art
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 (selected topics)
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
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
Holography Workshop
Game Design
Installation Art
Design and the Environment Studio II
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Alternative Processes in Ceramics
Advanced Sculpture
Photography III: Beyond the Frame
Topics in Art
Internship
Portfolio Reviews
Participate in portfolio reviews when enrolled in studio courses
Total Credits42

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 studio art results in the presenta­tion of a cohesive body of work that is original and aesthetically and conceptually sound. The art history comprehensive is a paper demonstrating conceptual originality, research skill, and appropriate methodology.