Degree Programs

BFA with Concentration in Painting and Drawing

Art Foundation Requirements - 21 hrs

(all courses are 3 hrs, except as noted)

  • AR 101 Survey of Art History I
  • AR 102 Survey of Art History II
  • AR 120 Design I 2-D
  • AR 121 Design II 3-D
  • AR 131 Basic Photo Imaging
  • AR 140 Drawing I
  • AR 141 Drawing II

General Studio/Intermediate Courses 18 hrs

  • AR 219 Intro to Printmaking
  • AR 220 Darkroom Photography I
  • AR 223 Graphic Design I
  • AR 240 Painting I
  • AR 260 Ceramics I
  • AR 262 Sculpture I

Courses for Concentration 18 hrs

  •  AR 340 Advanced Painting (topic)
  •  AR 343 Figure Drawing
  •  AR 323 Silkscreen OR AR 324 Lithography OR AR 319 Etching OR AR 419 Relief Printing
  •  AR 342 Watercolor OR AR 345 Chinese Painting
  •  AR 340 Advanced Painting OR AR 442 Advanced Watercolor OR AR 341 Art of Landscape OR AR 445 Advanced Chinese Painting OR AR 3XX   Elective Painting Course OR AR 443 Advanced Figure Drawing
  •  AR 421 Digital Painting and Drawing

 

Required Upper level Courses 18 hrs

  •  AR 3XX Art History Elective
  •  AR 407 21st Century Art Practices
  •  AR 300 Art Theory Past and Present OR AR 307 20th Century Art
  •  AR 400 Senior Exhibition – 1 hr
  •  AR 401 Internship – 3 hrs
  •  AR 403 Workshop in Art Media
  •  AR 404 BFA Professional Practice – 2 hrs

 

Open Art Electives:  Upper level – 9 hrs

  • Any studio or special topics courses.  May include 3 hrs travel/study and/or 3 hrs Art History courses. 

Students seeking a B.F.A. degree must apply for admission to the B.F.A. Program (sophomore level) 

Total Art hours:  84
Total Gen Ed /University Core credits:  39
Total credits for Degree:  123