Studio Art Comprehensive Bachelor of Fine Arts

Offered by Department of Art and Design

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
Aesthetics3
Humanities6
Social Sciences6
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Wellness0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution5
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
0
Major Option75
Complete all required courses
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum0
Total Credit Hours120

In the second semester of the sophomore year or after having completed a majority of these classes (ART 102, 105, 118, 202, 211 and 221), every art major must take and satisfactorily pass the Sophomore Portfolio Review (SPR). The review is conducted fully online. The submitted portfolio will contain examples of the student’s artwork as well as writing. Details are available on the art department website. Each student must pass the SPR in order to be allowed to register for junior level courses, or to continue in the BFA program. The SPR document can be accessed at https://form.jotform.com/50263798227159

Major Option

Studio Art Comprehensive Requirements
ART 102Drawing I3
ART 105Graphic Media3
ART 118Color and Design3
ART 202Drawing II3
ART 2113-D Design3
ART 221Art History Survey I3
ART 222Art History Survey II3
ART 425Critical Perspectives3
ART 460Experimental Art Practices3
ART 499Senior Project: BFA3
Select 6 credit hours of the following Art History courses:6
History of Renaissance Art
Art of Baroque and Rococo Era
History of Modern Art
History of American Art
Non Western Survey I: Art in India, China and Japan
History of 19th Century Art
History of Nebraska Art
Late Modern: Art Since the '50s
Women in Art
Medieval Art
Special Problems in Art History 1
Special Topics in Art 1
Cultural Studies Through Art 1
Studio Art Comprehensive Emphasis
Select one of the following:21
Studio Core Electives
Select 12 credit hours outside of declaired Emphasis area:12
Painting I
Water Based Media
Ceramics I
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief
Printmaking I-Silkscreen
Glass I
Sculpture I
Photography: Digital
Photography: Analog Processes
Studio Art Comprehensive Electives
Select 6 credit hours outside of declared Emphasis area:6
Water Based Media
Creative Photography
Ceramics I
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief
Printmaking I-Silkscreen
Glass I
Sculpture I
Painting II
Painting III
Painting IV
Photography: Analog Processes
Photography: Digital
Photography: Artificial Lighting
Ceramics II
Ceramics III
Ceramics IV
Printmaking II
Printmaking III
Printmaking IV
Glass II
Glass III
Glass IV
Sculpture II
Sculpture III
Sculpture IV
Drawing III
Drawing IV
Drawing V
Individual Problems in Art
Advanced Painting V
Photography: Hybridized Processes
Ceramics V
Ceramics VI
Printmaking V
Glass V
Glass VI
Sculpture V
Total Credit Hours75

Studio Art Comprehensive Emphases

Drawing Emphasis

ART 235APrintmaking I-Intaglio and Relief3
or ART 235B Printmaking I-Silkscreen
ART 309Graphic Imaging3
ART 335APrintmaking II3
ART 352ADrawing III3
ART 352BDrawing IV3
ART 352CDrawing V3
ART 403Individual Problems in Art3
Total Credit Hours21

Ceramics Emphasis

ART 230Ceramics I3
ART 330ACeramics II3
ART 330BCeramics III3
ART 330CCeramics IV3
ART 430ACeramics V3
ART 430BCeramics VI3
ART 403Individual Problems in Art3
Total Credit Hours21

Glass Emphasis

ART 244Glass I3
ART 344AGlass II3
ART 344BGlass III3
ART 344CGlass IV3
ART 444AGlass V3
ART 444BGlass VI3
ART 403Individual Problems in Art3
Total Credit Hours21

Painting Emphasis

ART 214Painting I3
ART 216Water Based Media3
ART 314APainting II3
ART 314BPainting III3
ART 314CPainting IV3
ART 414AAdvanced Painting V3
ART 403Individual Problems in Art3
Total Credit Hours21

Printmaking Emphasis

ART 235APrintmaking I-Intaglio and Relief3
or ART 235B Printmaking I-Silkscreen
ART 335APrintmaking II3
ART 335BPrintmaking III3
ART 335CPrintmaking IV3
ART 352ADrawing III3
or ART 352B Drawing IV
ART 435APrintmaking V3
ART 403Individual Problems in Art3
Total Credit Hours21

Sculpture Emphasis

ART 230Ceramics I3
or ART 244 Glass I
ART 246Sculpture I3
ART 330ACeramics II3
or ART 344A Glass II
ART 346ASculpture II3
ART 346BSculpture III3
ART 346CSculpture IV3
ART 446ASculpture V3
Total Credit Hours21

Illustration Emphasis

ART 218Introduction to Design3
ART 309Graphic Imaging3
ART 319Design Illustration I3
ART 352ADrawing III3
ART 352BDrawing IV3
ART 369Design Illustration II3
ART 419Design Illustration III3
Total Credit Hours21

Photography Emphasis

ART 228Creative Photography3
ART 327Photography: Analog Processes3
ART 328Photography: Digital3
ART 329Photography: Artificial Lighting3
ART 427Photography: Hybridized Processes3
ART 428AAdvanced Photography: Contemporary Exhibition Practices3
ART 428BAdvanced Photography: Traditional Exhibition Practices3
Total Credit Hours21
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