Studio Arts Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ARH-2010

Survey of Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ARH-2060

Survey of Non-Western Traditions in Art

3

__________

ART-1011

Drawing I

3

__________

ART-1140

Design

3

__________

ART-2110

Introduction to Digital Media

3

__________

ART-2211

Painting I

3

__________

ART-2251

Sculpture I

3

__________

Subtotal

 

21

 

Introductory Studio Electives (Select two courses)

ART-1231

Ceramics I

3

__________

ART-2150

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

3

__________

ART-2301

Photography I

3

__________

ART-2410

Introduction to Printmaking

3

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

Advanced Art History Electives (Select two courses)

ARH-3015

Greek and Roman Art

3

__________

ARH-3020

Art of the Renaissance

3

__________

ARH-3060

20th Century Art

3

__________

ARH-3110

The Spiritual in Non-Western Art

3

__________

ARH-3120

Art Criticism

3

__________

ARH-3130

History of Photography

3

__________

ARH-3140

African Art

3

__________

ARH-3150

Art of the Human Body

3

__________

ARH-3210

Women in Art

3

__________

ARH-4710

Special Topics in Art History

3

__________

Subtotal

 

6

 

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Advanced Studio Electives (Select six courses)

(All advanced studio courses may be repeated for credit – see below*)

ART-3031

Life Drawing

3

__________

ART-3032

Advanced Drawing

3

__________

ART-3040

Landscape Painting

3

__________

ART-3222

Advanced Ceramics

3

__________

ART-3314

Advanced Printmaking

3

__________

ART-3320

Monoprints

3

__________

ART-4020

Advanced Digital Media

3

__________

ART-4040

Advanced Photography

3

__________

ART-4050

Advanced Painting

3

__________

ART-4060

Advanced Digital: Page Layout & Design

3

__________

ART-4070

Advanced Digital: Web Design for Artists

3

__________

ART-4110

Visual Art and Performance

3

__________

ART-4130

Advanced Sculpture

3

__________

ART-4710

Special Topics in Studio Arts

3

__________

Subtotal

 

18

 

Required Capstone Courses:

ART-4120

BFA Thesis Exhibition

3

__________

ARH-4720

Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues

3

__________

ART-4730

BFA Seminar

3

__________

Subtotal

 

9

 

Total

 

60

 

*Students may take the same Advanced Studio course more than once, but no more than twice with the SAME professor.

Grades for BFA Thesis Exhibition will be determined by the thesis advisor in consultation with the full department.

Once admitted into the BFA program via their BFA Review, students must achieve grades no lower than B- in all ART and ARH courses.