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(a minimum of 120 semester hours)

Concentrations

  • Studio Art: Ceramics
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • Studio Art: Graphic Design
  • Studio Art: Metals
  • Studio Art: Painting
  • Studio Art: Printmaking
  • Studio Art: Sculpture

Degree Plan

BFA in Studio Art with Concentration

Required Credits: 120

ESOL Track
Students who completed ESOL 1311 and ESOL 1312 will need to also complete ESOL 2303 with a grade of C or better.
University Core Curriculum
Complete the University Core Curriculum requirements.42
Art Foundations
Required Courses:
ARTF 1301Basic Design I3
ARTF 1302Basic Drawing I3
ARTF 1303Basic Design II3
ARTF 1304Basic Drawing II3
ARTG 2306Graphic Design 1:Comp Graphics3
ARTH 1305History of Art I (C)3
ARTH 1306History of Art II (C)3
CERM 2304Ceramics I3
DRAW 2308Adv Drawing I: Life Drawing3
MTLS 2303Metals I3
PNTG 2301Painting I3
PRNT 2305Printmaking I3
SCUL 2302Sculpture I3
ART 3306Professional Art Practices3
ARTH 2303
ARTH 2313
Twentieth-Century Art I
and Twentieth-Century Art II
6
Select three hours of upper-division ARTH from the following: 3
ARTH 3305Art of the Roman Empire3
ARTH 3310Art of the Medieval World3
ARTH 3315Early Renaissance Italian Art3
ARTH 3340Art of the United States3
ARTH 3353Pre-Columb Art & Arch3
ARTH 3355Spanish Col Art Americas3
ARTH 3357Art Mexico:Ancient to Modern3
ARTH 3359Cont Lat Amer & Chicano Art3
ARTH 3361ART OF EAST ASIA3
ARTH 3364Jewish Art3
ARTH 3366African Art3
ARTH 3385HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE3
ARTH 3393Topics in Modern Art3
ARTH 3395Topics in Contemporary Art3
ARTH 3399Special Topics in Art History3
ARTH 4383Art History Seminar3
ARTH 4390Directed Study3
Concentration
Complete one of the following concentrations 21
Total Hours 120

Concentration in Ceramics

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
CERM 2314Ceramics II3
CERM 3304Ceramics III3
CERM 3314Ceramics IV3
CERM 3324Cermics V3
CERM 4304Ceramics VI3
CERM 4314Ceramics VII3
CERM 4324Special Problems in Ceramics3

Concentration in Drawing

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
DRAW 2318Advanced Drawing II3
DRAW 3318Advanced Drawing III3
DRAW 3328Advanced Drawing IV3
DRAW 3338Advanced Drawing V3
DRAW 4308Advanced Drawing VI3
DRAW 4318Advanced Drawing VII3
DRAW 4328Special Problems in Drawing3
 

Concentration in Graphic Design

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
ARTG 2326Graphic Design 23
ARTG 3316Graphic Design 33
ARTG 3326Graphic Design 4 Typography3
ARTG 4306Graphic Design 53
ARTG 4346Graphic Design 9: Portfolio3
Select two of the following: 6
ARTG 4316Graphic Design 6: Practicum3
ARTG 4326Graphic Design 7: Illustration3
ARTG 4336Graphic Design 8: Interactive3
 

Concentration in Metals

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
MTLS 2313Metals II3
MTLS 3303Metals III3
MTLS 3313Metals IV3
MTLS 3323Metals V3
MTLS 4303Metals VI3
MTLS 4313Metals VII3
MTLS 4323Special Problems In Metals3
 

Concentration in Painting

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
PNTG 2331Painting II3
PNTG 3301Painting III3
PNTG 3331Painting IV3
PNTG 3341Painting V3
PNTG 4301Painting VI3
PNTG 4331Painting VII3
PNTG 4341Special Problems in Painting3
 

Concentration in Printmaking

PRNT 2325Printmaking II3
PRNT 3305Printmaking III3
PRNT 3325Printmaking IV3
PRNT 3335Printmaking V3
PRNT 4305Printmaking VI3
PRNT 4325Printmaking VII3
PRNT 4335Special Problems-Printmaking3

Concentration in Sculpture

Required Courses:
Courses must be taken in the following order:
SCUL 2332Sculpture II3
SCUL 3302Sculpture III3
SCUL 3332Sculpture IV3
SCUL 3342Sculpture V3
SCUL 4302Sculpture VI3
SCUL 4332Sculpture VII3
SCUL 4342Special Problems in Sculpture3

University Core Curriculum

NOTE: The department may make specific suggestions for courses which are most applicable towards your major.

Psychology and Criminal Justice majors and minors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I (C) or a higher level Calculus course.

Business majors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I (C) or a higher level Calculus course.

NOTE: All courses require a C or better

University Core Curriculum

NOTE: The department may make specific suggestions for courses which are most applicable towards your major.

Psychology and Criminal Justice majors and minors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I (C) or a higher level Calculus course.

Business majors are required to take MATH 1320 Math for Social Sciences I (C) or a higher level Calculus course.

NOTE: All courses require a C or better

Communication

Select six hours of the following: (Note: ESL students should take ESOL 1300 & ESOL 13126
Written and Oral Communication
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition 2
Rhetoric, Composition & Comm
Expos Engl Compos-Spkr Esl (C) 1
Res & Crit Writng Spkr Esl (C) 1
Total Hours6
 
 

American History

Required Courses:
HIST 1301History of U.S. to 1865 (C)3
HIST 1302History of U.S. Since 1865 (C)3
Total Hours6

Language, Philosophy & Culture 

Select one of the following:3
English Literature (C)
English Literature (C)
Intro to American Fiction (C)
Intro to American Drama (C)
Intro to American Poetry (C)
Making of the "Other" Americas
World History to 1500 (C)
World History Since 1500 (C)
Introduction to Philosophy (C)
Ethics (C)
Introduct to Religious Studies
Seeing & Naming: Conversations
Introduction to Womens Studies
Global Feminisms
Total Hours3

Mathematics 

Select one of the following:3
Math in the Modern World (C)
Math for Social Sciences I (C)
Calculus I
Calculus I - Part A
Calculus I - Part B
Calculus I - Part C
Precalculus (C)
Pre-calculus - Part A
Pre-calculus - Part B
Pre-calculus - Part C
Math for Social Sciences II
Differential Equations
Descriptive & Inferential Stat
Elementary Statistical Methods
Total Hours3

Life & Physical Sciences - Lab 

Select one of the following:1-4
Astronomy Lab I (C)
Introductory Biology Lab (C)
Human Biology Laboratory (C)
Topics in Study of Life I
Organismal Biology Laboratory
Human Anat/Physio Lab I (C)
Human Anat/Physio Lab II (C)
Laboratory for CHEM 1305
Laboratory for CHEM 1306
Introductory Chemistry (C)
Introductory Chemistry (C)
Environmental Sci. Lab (C)
Non-major Lab for ESCI 1301
Laboratory for GEOG 1306 (C)
Lab for GEOL 1314 (C)
Lab for GEOL 1313 (C)
Principles of Earth Sci - Lab
Laboratory for Geology 1212
General Physics I (C)
General Physics II (C)
Introductory Mechanics
Introductory Electromagnetism
Total Hours1-4

Life and Physical Sciences 

A minimum of two semesters of lecture and one semester of laboratory associated with one of the courses, or two semesters of combined (3 credit) lecture-laboratory courses (Only six hours apply toward the required 42.) 

Select six hours of the following: 16
Astronomy Lab I (C)
Elem Astronomy-Solar System(C)
Elem Astr Stars & Galaxies (C)
Introductory Biology Lab (C)
Human Biology Laboratory (C)
Topics in Study of Life I
Organismal Biology Laboratory
Introductory Biology
Human Biology (C)
General Biology
Organismal Biology
Human Anat/Physio Lab I (C)
Human Anat/Physio Lab II (C)
Human Anat/Physiology I (C)
Human Anat/Physiology II (C)
Laboratory for CHEM 1305
Laboratory for CHEM 1306
General Chemistry
General Chemistry (C)
Introductory Chemistry (C)
Introductory Chemistry (C)
Environmental Sci. Lab (C)
Non-major Lab for ESCI 1301
Intro to Environmental Sci (C)
Laboratory for GEOG 1306 (C)
Physical Geography (C)
Lab for GEOL 1313 (C)
Lab for GEOL 1314 (C)
Principles of Earth Sci - Lab
Laboratory for Geology 1212
Principles of Earth Sciences
Principles of Earth Science
The Blue Planet
Natural Hazards
Intro to Physical Geology (C)
Intro to Historical Geol (C)
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Wellness Dynamics
Microorganisms and Disease
General Physics I (C)
General Physics II (C)
Laboratory for PHYS 2320
Laboratory for PHYS 2321
Introductory Mechanics
Introductory Electromagnetism
Total Hours6
1

Based on the major selected, options listed might not be applicable; please refer to the prerequisite area at top if one is present.

Political Science 

Required Courses:
POLS 2310Introduction to Politics (C)3
POLS 2311American Gover & Politics (C)3
Total Hours6

Social and Behavioral Sciences 

Select one of the following:3
Intro-Phys Anth/Archeolog (C)
Intro-Cultural Anthropology(C)
Cultural Geography
Intro to Linguistics (C)
Econ for Engrs & Scientists
Interpersonal Communication
Mass Media and Society
Principles of Economics (C)
Principles of Economics (C)
Introduction to Ed Psychology
Action Research in Classrooms
Introduction to Linguistics(C)
Cultural Geography (C)
An Intro. to Linguistics (C)
Lang. Inside & Out: Sel Topics
Introduction to Psychology (C)
Introduction to Sociology (C)
Cultural Geography
Total Hours3

 Creative Arts

Select one of the following:3
Art Appreciation (C)
History of Art I (C)
History of Art II (C)
Dance Appreciation (C)
Intro-Art of Motion Pict. (C)
Intro to Music History
Music Appreciation (C)
Jazz to Rock (C)
Introduction to Theatre (C)
Total Hours3

Component Area Option

Select two of the following:6
Intro to Global Business
Public Speaking (C)
Business/Profession Comm (C)
Intro-Computational Thinking
Computer Programming Sci/Engr
Inquiry in Math & Science
Seminar/Critical Inquiry (C)
Total Hours6