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Major Requirements

Major: Art

Degree Type: B.F.A.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 120

General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree

  • A list of approved general education courses is available here .
  • General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, should they apply.
Communication (C)12
College Composition I
College Composition II
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Upper Division Writing
Quantitative Reasoning (R) 3
Science and Technology (S) 10
Humanities and Fine Arts (A) 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) 6
Wellness (W) 2
Cultural Diversity (D) *†
Global Perspectives (G) *†
Total Credits39

 May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.

 May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.

Major Requirements

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Requirements
Studio Foundation (Level I Studio Classes):
ART 120Painting I3
ART 122Studio Technology Foundations3
ART 124Foundations of Design3
ART 131Foundations Drawing3
ART 150Ceramics I3
ART 160Sculpture I3
ART 170Printmaking I3
ART 180Photography I3
ART 185Graphic Design I3
ART 210Art History I (May satisfy general education category A)3
ART 211Art History II (May satisfy general education category A)3
Intermediate Studio Course: Select two of the following:6
Painting II
Ceramics II
Printmaking II
Sculpture II
Digital Image and Output
Graphic Design and Digital Media
Studies in Art History:
ART 451History of American Art3
ART 452Contemporary Art3
ART 453Topics in Art History3
Studies in Studio
ART 230Drawing II3
ART 335Figure Drawing3
Baccalaureate Project: Capstone
ART 489Baccalaureate Project3
ART 489Baccalaureate Project3
Studio Emphasis Electives: Select 15 credits from the following:15
Painting III
Ceramics III
Sculpture III
Printmaking III
Study Tour Abroad
Topics in Photography
Topics in Graphic Design
Special Topics
Painting IV
Drawing IV
Advanced Figure Drawing
Ceramics IV
Sculpture IV
Printmaking IV
Advanced Photography
Advanced Graphic Design
Individual Study (IS may be used in the studio emphasis electives and can be iin the following areas: ceramics, digital media, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking or sculpture.)
Special Topics
Total Credits75