The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art offers students the opportunity to explore a liberal arts degree program with a major in art. All BA Art majors must complete the following:
  • Required Art Fundamentals courses listed below.
  • A concentration of 18-20 credit hours from courses selected from the concentrations offered by the division, under the direction of a visual arts faculty member or division chair.

 


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS



Art Fundamentals

Code Course Credit
ART 100 2-D Art Foundations 4
ART 101 3-D Art Foundations 4
ART 107 Drawing I 3
ART 209 Figure Drawing I 3
​ART 212 Foundations Seminar​ 2​
​ARH 282 Western Art to 1850 3​
​ARH 382 Modern Art to Post-Modern Art​ 3​
​ARH xxx Art History Elective​ 3​
                                                                       Subtotal:​ 25​

 

AND one of the following 18-20 credit hour concentration areas offered by the division, as listed below:

Art History Concentration 

Code Course Credit
ARH 306
History of Photography
3
​ARH xxx Art History Elective​ ​3
​ARH xxx Art History Elective​ 3​
​ARH xxx Art History Elective​ 3​
​ARH 490 Art History Internship​ 3​
​FA 380 Fine Arts Practicum​ 3​

 

Ceramics Concentration

 

Code Course Credit
ART 231 
Clay Art: Hand-Building
4
​ART 325 Casting  4
​ART 331 Clay Art: Throwing I 4
​ART 334 Surface Materials & Process 4​
​ART 431 Advanced Ceramics​ 4​

 

 

Glass Concentration

Code Course Credit
ART 223 
Glass Art: Blowing I
4
​ART 323 Glass Art: Blowing II​ ​4
​ART 325 Casting 4​
​ART 330 Combining Media​ 4​
​ART 376/476 Special Topics in Glass​ 4​

 

Graphic Design Concentration

Code Course Credit
ART 254 
Digital Art
3
​ART 255 Typography ​3
​ART 263 Web Design 3​
​ART 360 Graphic Design 3​
​ART 361 Graphic Studio 3​
​ART 363 Portfolio: Graphic Design 3​

 

Illustration Concentration

Code Course Credit
ART 218 
Printmaking
4
​ART 254 Digital Art ​3
​ART 341 Illustration Methods 4​
​ART 355 Children's Book Illustration ​ 4​
​ART 356 Editorial Illustration 4​

 

Photography Concentration
Students must take:

Code Course Credit
ART 205 
Introduction to Digital Photography
4
​ART 206 Introduction to Film Photography ​4

 

Students may choose remaining 12 credit hours from: 

ART 303 
Studio Photography
4
​ART 304 Color Photography​ ​4
​ART 305 Alternative Processes​ 4​

 

 

Sculpture Concentration

 

Code Course Credit
ART 230 
Introductory Sculpture
4
​ART 325 Casting 4
​ART 330 Combining Media​ 4​
​ART 376/476 Special Topics in Sculpture​ 4​
​ART 430 Advanced Sculpture 4​
​                                                                      Subtotal: 18-20​

 

 

AND the remaining requirements:

Code Course​ Credit​
XX xxx​ Any speech intensive (SI) course​ 3​
​XX xxx Any writing intensive (WI) course​ 3​
                                                                     Subtotal:​ ​6
​                                                                            Total: ​49-51