BFA Major in Art

Requirements for a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Major in Art

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Global Environments and Societies
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500
General Psychology
Area V
Major Core Requirements in Art
AR 170Art Appreciation 13
AR 200Photography I3
AR 221Drawing I3
AR 222Drawing II3
AR 231Design I3
AR 232Design II3
AR 281Art History Survey I 23
AR 282Art History Survey II 23
AR 283Art History Survey III 23
AR 311Printmaking I3
AR 342Painting I3
AR 347Digital Media I 33
AR 351Ceramics I3
AR 385WCritical and Applied Art Theory 23
AR 391Sculpture I3
AR 423Digital Portfolio Design3
Select one from the following:3
Professional Practices in Art 4
Studio Elective 5
Methodology and Materials in Art 1
Select three hours from the following advanced art history courses:3
Modern Art
Modern Architecture
Italian Renaissance Art
American Art
History of Photography
Women in Art History
Special Topics in art History
Bachelor of Fine Arts Concentration
Select one from the following studio areas:21
BFA Studio Electives
Select fifteen hours at the 300-400 level, including nine hours of 300-400 level 515
Minor
A minor is not required for this major
General Electives
General Elective hours (BFA) to bring total to 125
Total Hours116

Concentration Options

Ceramics

AR 352Ceramics II3
AR 452Form And Content Experimentation in Ceramics3
AR 453Personal Form Investigation in Ceramics3
AR 454Form and Content Development in Ceramics3
AR 455Advanced Form and Content Development in Ceramics3
AR 456Professional Skill Development in Ceramics3
AR 457Final Portfolio Preparation in Ceramics3
Total Hours21

Digital Media

AR 348Digital Media II3
AR 446Semiotics in Art3
AR 461Advanced Digital Media - 2D3
AR 462Advanced Digital Media-Web3
AR 463Advanced Digital Media - Multimedia3
AR 464Advanced Digital Media - Video3
AR 465Advanced Digital Project - Senior Project3
Total Hours21

Painting

AR 343Painting II3
AR 434Contemporary Painting Overview3
AR 435Selected Studies in Contemporary Painting3
AR 436Non-Traditional Materials and Methods in Painting3
AR 437Personal Style and Content in Painting3
AR 438Professional Development in Painting3
AR 439Exhibition Practicum in Painting3
Total Hours21

Photography

AR 300Photography II3
AR 302Studio Photography3
AR 402Medium Format Film Camera3
AR 403Documentary Landscape in Photography3
AR 404Narrative Photography3
AR 405Alternative Process in Photography3
AR 406Thematic Portfolio in Photography3
Total Hours21

Sculpture

AR 392Sculpture II3
AR 474Form and Content Experimentation in Sculpture3
AR 475Personal Form Investigation in Sculpture3
AR 476Form and Content Development in Sculpture3
AR 477Advanced Form and Content Development in Sculpture3
AR 478Professional Skill Development in Sculpture3
AR 479Final Portfolio Preparation in Sculpture3
Total Hours21