2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Studio Arts, Painting Concentration (B.A.)


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Major Requirements


Students majoring in Studio Art complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 28-31 elective credits, and 44-50 credits (14 courses) in their major. Students may complete major requirements with 43-49 credits if ART 202  is used to fulfill both the 3D requirement and the woodshop safety requirement. Courses and credits in Art may vary according to the student’s area of specialization. Studio Art majors may concentrate in ceramics, graphic design, painting, photography illustration or interactive media arts (IMA). All Studio Art majors are required to participate in a comprehensive portfolio review during the spring semester of the freshman year. In addition, all Studio Art majors are required to participate in the Senior Exhibition held in the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery during the spring semester of their final year. Although it is not part of these requirements, students who qualify may take the optional course, ART445 : Senior Honors Thesis.

Studio Art majors must complete one of the following concentrations:


All seniors take 6 additional credits from:


Extra (optional) elective course requiring faculty approval:


  • ART445: Senior Honors Thesis 3 Credit(s)
  • Although it is not part of these requirements, students who qualify can opt to produce a Senior Honors Thesis. After applying and receiving approval, students consult with faculty members and then participate in a spring Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition at the Hamilton Gallery. In addition to this senior honor thesis exhibition, students enrolled in ART445 must also participate in the regular Senior Exhibition held later in the Hamilton Gallery. Credits / Units: 3

Concentration Requirements


Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Studio Arts: Painting (B.A.)

 

Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
ART091: Freshman Art Seminar (1 credit)
X
 
ART131: Drawing I (3 credits)
X
 
One 3-D studio elective: ART231: Ceramics I: Clay, Culture and Creativity or ART202: Sculptural Concepts (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
ART132: Drawing II  (3 credits)
 
X
ART251: Painting I 3 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits)  or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ART200: Drawing III  (3 credits)
X
 
ART208: History of World Art I (3 credits)
X
 
ART252: Color and Figuration (3 credits) or ART351: Concentrated Studies: Painting III (3-9 credits) (complete one Fall Year 2 and one Fall Year 3)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
ART100: Creativity and Technology (3 credits)
 
X
ART209: History of World Art II (3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
ART074: Woodshop Safety & Tools  (1 credit)
X
 
ART252: Color and Figuration (3 credits) or ART351: Concentrated Studies: Painting III (3-9 credits) (complete one Fall Year 2 and one Fall Year 3)
X
 
ART354: Art Theory and Criticism (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
ART300: Advanced Studio Concepts (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
ART400: Portfolio (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
 
ART446: Professional Practices Capstone (3 credits)
 
X
ART445: Senior Honors Thesis  (3 credits) or Elective (3 credits)
 
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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