Design Concentration, Bachelor of Arts - ARSD


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
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Fiber: Surface Design
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Studio requirements in Design:
ART 210Web Design and Development I3
ART 225Typography3
ART 226Graphic Design3
ART 499Internship3
or ART 385 Design Research Methods
ART 495Senior Comprehensive in Art History or Studio Art *3
Additional electives studio/design or related area:6
Earth Art
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Relief Printmaking: Traditional & Contemporary Approaches
Ceramics: Introduction to Clay
Throwing on the Wheel
The Sustainable Cup
Introduction to Furniture Design
Modeling and Replication
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Photography I
Introduction to Digital Photography
Video Art
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
Video Art II
Artists’ Books
Animation Workshop
Advanced Fiber: Surface Construction
Advanced Fiber: Surface Design
History of Photography
Holography Workshop
Game Design
Installation Art
Design and the Environment Studio II
Design Research Methods
Topics in Art
Independent Study
Independent Study
Alternative Processes in Ceramics
Advanced Sculpture
Photography III: Beyond the Frame
One upper-level art/design history course:3
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
Portfolio Reviews
Participate in portfolio reviews every semester
Total Credits42

 Double majors who elect to complete the Senior Comprehensive in their other major must take an additional 3 hours in studio art/design in place of ART 495.

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 design results in the presenta­tion of a cohesive body of work that is original and aesthetically and conceptually sound.