Studio Art Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Art and Design

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 26
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 324
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum24
Total Credit Hours120

After having completed all of these classes; ART 102, 105, 118, 211, 221, or their transferred equivalents, every student pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio Art, a BFA in Visual Communication & Design (VCD), or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art Education is required to participate in the SPR. Each student must pass the SPR in order to be allowed to register for junior level courses and continue in the programs listed above. A student pursuing a BA in Studio Art, or only an art minor, is exempt from the SPR but will be blocked from enrollment in certain junior level art courses until a permit is requested and issued from the department chair. Students who fail the SPR a second time are ineligible to continue pursuing a BFA in Studio Art or VCD, or a BA in Art Education. The SPR must be submitted online and contain ten pieces of artwork and a thesis paper.

Major Option

Studio Art Foundation Requirements
ART 102Drawing I3
ART 105Graphic Media3
ART 118Color and Design3
ART 2113-D Design3
ART 221Art History Survey I3
ART 222Art History Survey II3
ART 456Portfolio3
Take 3 Hours from the following3
Drawing II
Painting I
Studio Art Studio Requirements
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Drawing II
Painting I
Water Based Media
Introduction to Design
Creative Photography
Ceramics I
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief
Printmaking I-Silkscreen
Glass I
Sculpture I
Graphic Applications
Graphic Imaging
Painting II
Painting III
Painting IV
Design Illustration I
Photography: Analog Processes
Photography: Digital
Photography: Artificial Lighting
Ceramics II
Ceramics III
Printmaking II
Printmaking III
Glass II
Glass III
Sculpture II
Sculpture III
Drawing III
Art, Activism, & Social Movements
Scientific Study of Art
Photography and Cultural Change
Advanced Illustration - Advertising Illustration
Individual Problems in Art 4
Special Topics
Total Credit Hours36