Degree Plan

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Art

The following is a suggested sequence of courses for students seeking a bachelor's degree with a major in studio art. Areas of specialization include ceramics, painting, drawing, mixed media and sculpture.  

Freshman Year
Art- Drawing 1 and 2: 1302, 1306 or 3310 6
Art-Design 1 and 2: 1303, 1304 6
Art History 3304, 3305 or 3308 6
Communication 1303 3
English 1301, 1302 6
Physical Education 1150 and one activity course 2
Social Science 3
TOTAL 32
Sophomore Year
Art-Ceramics 1 and 2: 2305, 2306 6
Art-Painting: 2301, 2302 6
Art-Graphic Design 2303* 3
Computer Requirement 3
English 2301 or other literature 6
Fine Arts Requirement 3
United States History 6
Mathematics 1310 or above 3
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
TOTAL 42
Junior Year
Art-Sculpture 2309 3
Art-Printmaking 3302* 3
Art-Advanced Studio 3301 3
Art-Jewelry 3326 3
Art-Area of Specialization 4301 3
Fine Arts ** 3-4
Laboratory Science 8
Minor 9
Electives 3
TOTAL 38-39
Senior Year
Art-Seminar in Art 3306 3
Art-Special Topics 3310 3
Art-Area of Specialization 4301 3
Art-Exhibition 4301 3
Multicultural Social Science 3
Minor 9
Electives 3
TOTAL 27
TOTAL HOURS 139-40

A full summer session is recommended immediately preceding an following the sophomore year to reduce the heavy maximum loads during the junior and senior years. A 3000 level proficiency review must be passed before entering into the 4301 studio art concentration. *These classes may be offered every other year **Select from foreign language, journalism, music, theatre or IT 2304