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    Degree offered: Bachelor of Arts

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    The major in Art seeks to provide students with a solid foundation in historic studio methods and materials. The 25 semester hour foundation sequence exposes students to a wide variety of studio experiences and art historical concepts regarding the role of art in society from the Paleolithic Age to today. Upper division courses allow for experimentation in a variety of media and the development of a personal artistic style which reflects both aesthetic and intellectual development. 

     


    Requirements for a B.A. in Art

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites
    Credits
       
    Students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.  
       
    ART 101 Academic Drawing 3*
    ART 112 Foundations in Design 3*
    ART 150 History of Western Art I 3*
    ART 151 History of Western Art II 3*
    ART 203 Observational Drawing 3*
    ART 262 Color Theory and Production 3*
    ART 266 Foundations Portfolio Review  1*
    ART 479 CORE:The Role of the Artist/Designer in Contemp Society  3*
    ART 498 Senior Exhibition 3*
       
    Select 18 credits from the following: 18*
    ART 116 Fundamentals of Photographic Art  
    ART 156 Ceramics  
    ART 207 Graphic Design I - Image and Text  
    ART 210 Botanical Illustration  
    ART 215 Introduction to Textiles  
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts  
    ART 270 History of Women in Art  
    ART 310 Painting I   
    ART 312 Green Art  
    ART 325 Contemporary Art and Design  
    ART 348G Art, Politics, and the Pursuit of Truth  
    ART 348H Modernism in its Time  
    ART 353 Historic Painting Techniques  
    ART 365 Printmaking  
    ART 485 Special Topics in Art  
       
    Suggested Correlatives (not counted in total required credits):  
    ART 279A CORE: Art and Community 3
    PHL 320 Philosophy of Art 3
       
    Total Credits Required                                                                             43
    * used to calculate the Major GPA  

     


    Requirements for a Minor in Art 

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites
    Credits
       
    ART 101 Academic Drawing 3
       
    Select 15 credits from the following: 15
    ART 112 Foundations in Design  
    ART 116 Fundamentals of Photographic Art  
    ART 150 History of Western Art I   
    ART 151 History of Western Art II  
    ART 156 Ceramics  
    ART 203 Observational Drawing  
    ART 205 Graphic Design I  
    ART 210 Botanical Illustration  
    ART 215 Introduction to Textiles  
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts  
    ART 270 History of Women in Art  
    ART 312 Green Art  
       
    May be taken with permission of the instructor:  
    ART 353 Historic Painting Techniques  
    ART 365 Printmaking  
       
    Total Credits Required 18

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    Requirements for a Minor in Art History

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites
    Credits
       
    ART 150 History of Western Art I 3
    ART 151 History of Western Art II 3
       
    Select 12 credits from the following: 12
    ART 210 Botanical Illustrations  
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts  
    ART 270 History of Women in Art  
    ART 279A CORE: Art and Community  
    ART 279C CORE: Amer Polit Thought: Nature and the Common Good    
    ART 325 Contemporary Art and Design  
    ART 348G Art, Politics and Pursuit of Truth  
    ART 348H Modernism in its Time  
       
    May be taken with permission of the instructor:  
    ART 310 Painting I  
    ART 353 Historic Painting Techniques  
    ART 485 Special Topics in Art  
       
    Suggested Correlative (not counted in total credits required):  
    ART 279A CORE: Art and Community  
    PHL 320 Philosophy of Art  
       
    Total Credits Required 18

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