Studio Art Concentration, Bachelor of Fine Arts - ART

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.

Required
ART 101Drawing I3
ART 102Drawing II3
ART 103Design Lab3
ART 241Art History Survey I3
ART 242Art History Survey II3
ART 495Senior Comprehensive in Art History or Studio Art (in Area of Emphasis) 13
100-200 Level Studio Course
Select one of the following:3
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
Introduction to Digital Photography
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
Studio Electives
Select 45 hours, including 12 hours in one of the following areas: 245
Ceramics:
Ceramics: Introduction to Clay
Throwing on the Wheel
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Advanced Ceramics: Hand Building and Slip Casting
Alternative Processes in Ceramics
Independent Study
Fibers:
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Sustainable Textiles
Handmade Paper and Felt
Fiber: Surface Design
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Advanced Fiber: Surface Construction
Advanced Fiber: Surface Design
Independent Study
New Media Art:
Web Design and Development I
Introduction to Digital Photography
Video Art
Introduction to New Media
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Web Design and Development II
Photography II: Lighting Workshop
Video Art II
Animation Workshop
Holography Workshop
Game Design
Independent Study
Painting:
Painting: Oil
Water-based Media
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Installation Art
Independent Study
Photo Media:
Photography I
Introduction to Digital Photography
Introduction to New Media
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Photography II: Lighting Workshop
Photo-Silkscreen
Holography Workshop
Photography III: Beyond the Frame
Independent Study
Printmaking:
Silkscreen
Relief Printmaking: Traditional & Contemporary Approaches
Fiber: Fabric Printing
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Photo-Silkscreen
Artists’ Books
Independent Study
Sculpture:
Introduction to Furniture Design
Modeling and Replication
Sculptural Knitting and Crochet
Introduction to Design and the Environment
Topics in Art (selected topics)
Game Design
Installation Art
Design and the Environment Studio II
Advanced Sculpture
Independent Study
Electives:
Typography
Graphic Design
Design Research Methods
Internship
Upper Level Art History Electives
Select two of the following: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
Dark Romanticism: The Gothic Imagination in Art
Topics in Art
Internship
Correlate Courses
Select two of the following:6
Introductory Human Anatomy
Digital Video Production
Art and Entertainment Law
Practicum/Production
Introduction to Dance
Contemporary Issues in Dance
Women in Film
From Fiction to Film
Italian Cinema, 1945–1965
Philosophy of World Cultures
Philosophy of Human Existence
Philosophy of Art
Introduction to Acting
Stagecraft
History of Theatre
Scene Design
Costume Design
Pre-approved Topic courses
Additional upper level Art History Courses
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 studio art results in the presenta­tion of a cohesive body of work that is original and aesthetically and conceptually sound.