Program Description for Fine Arts
Major: Fine Arts
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Prerequisites (24 credits)
Requires grades of C or above.
Note: Students should continually take art history courses with other art courses to properly prepare for the major.
ARH2050 Art History Survey I (3 Credits)
ARH2051 Art History Survey II (3 Credits)
ART1201C Two-Dimensional Design (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: ART XXXX 2D
ART2203C Three-Dimensional Design (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: ART X202, ART XXXX Design II, 3D
ART1300C Drawing I (3 Credits)
ART2301C Drawing II (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: ARTX330, X205, X310, X305
SELECT 2 INTRO MEDIA COURSES
Major Requirements (39 credits)
Prerequisite policy: Courses must be taken in prerequisite order. Electronic approval must be obtained for courses requiring prerequisites each semester. Please check the catalog course description section for prerequisites required for each course prior to registering. Prerequisites are strictly enforced by the department and registrar.
First day attendance rule: Any student who misses the first day without advanced notice to the department chairperson will be administratively withdrawn from that course.
Grades of C or above required in all major courses.
PGY2401C Black and White Photography (3 Credits)
ART2605C Basic Computer Images (3 Credits)
ART2500C Painting Fundamentals (3 Credits)
Prereq: One drawing course
ART2330C Figure Drawing I (3 Credits)
Prereq: ART 1300C & ART 2301C
ARH4800 Aesthetics of Art (3 Credits)
SELECT 2 ART HIST COURSES (3000/4000)
ART3786C Ceramics (3 Credits)
ART3707C Sculpture I (3 Credits)
ART3709C Sculpture II (3 Credits)
ART4710C Sculpture III (3 Credits)
ART4929C Senior Project (3 Credits)
ART4965C Fine Arts Portfolio (3 Credits)
Major Electives (15 credits)
Please refer to the course description for repeatablity information.
SELECT 5 SCULPTURE ELECTIVES FROM:
- ART 4736C Enlivened Spaces
- ART 3714C Sculpture: Casting
- ART 4710C Sculpture III
Free Electives (6 credits)
SELECT 9 HRS FREE ELECTIVES 3000/4000
This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).