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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*
    DSN 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 479 CORE: The Role of the Artist/Designer in Contemporary Society  3*
    ART 498 Senior Exhibition 3*
       
    Select fifteen credits from the following: 15*
    ART 116 Fundamentals of Photography 3
    ART 140 Introduction to Painting 3
    ART 156 Ceramics I 3
    DSN 207 Design I: Layout 3
    ART 210 Botanical Illustration 3
    ART 215 Introduction to Textiles 3
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts 3
    ART 270 History of Women in Art 3
    ART 312 Green Art 3
    ART 320 Materials Exploration 3
    ART 379 CORE: Art, Politics, and the Pursuit of Truth 3
    ART 348H Modernism in its Time 3
    ART 485 Special Topics in Art 3
       
    Suggested Correlatives (not counted in total required credits):  
    ART 279A CORE: Global Community in Art 3
    PHL 320 Philosophy of Art 3
       
    Total Credits Required                                                                             42
    * used to calculate the Major GPA  

     


    Requirements for a Minor in Art 

    Courses
    Select fifteen credits from the following.
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites
    Credits
       
    ART 101 Academic Drawing 3
    DSN 112 Foundations in Design 3
    ART 116 Introductory to Photography 3
    ART 140 Introduction to Painting 3
    ART 150 History of Western Art I  3
    ART 151 History of Western Art II 3
    ART 156 Ceramics 3
    ART 203 Observational Drawing 3
    DSN 207 Design I: Layout 3
    ART 210 Botanical Illustration 3
    ART 215 Introduction to Textiles 3
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts 3
    ART 270 History of Women in Art 3
    ART 312 Green Art 3
    ART 320 Materials Exploration 3
       
    Total Credits Required 15

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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 nine credits from the following: 3
    ART 140 Introduction to Painting 3
    ART 210 Botanical Illustrations 3
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts 3
    ART 270 History of Women in Art 3
    ART 279A CORE: Global Community in Art 3
    ART 279C CORE: Amer Political Thought: Nature and the Common Good   3
    ART 325 Contemporary Art 3
    ART 379 CORE: Art, Politics and Pursuit of Truth 3
    ART 348H Modernism in its Time 3
    ART 320 Materials Exploration      3
       
    Suggested Correlative (not counted in total credits required):  
    PHL 320 Philosophy of Art 3
       
    Total Credits Required 15

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