Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements (requires admission to a specific major)

21-credit hour Foundation Program plus 52 credit hours of Major Requirements

Total credit hours required: 73+ Visiting Artist Program. ARTS 490-Learning Assistant can be used for a maximum of 6 credit hours of electives under advisement. ARTS 497-Research Practicum can be used for a maximum of 3 credit hours of electives under advisement.

Majors: Animation and Illustration, Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Photography, or Sculpture.

Foundation Program: (21 credit hours)

ART 100Visual Concepts

3

ARTH 101Art in Culture from Prehistory to 1400

3

ARTH 102Art in Culture from 1400 to the Present

3

ARTS 102Foundations in 2-D Form and Content

3

ARTS 105Foundations in Drawing

3

ARTS 240Foundations of 3-D Form and Content

3

or

ARTS 270Foundations in Clay

3

ARTS 222Introduction to Experimental Video Art

3

or

ARTS 225Digital Foundations

3

Major Requirements: (52 credit hours)

Animation and Illustration

ARTS 115Drawing and Painting I

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 241Figure Modeling

3

ARTS 280Introduction to Illustration

3

ARTS 285Introduction to 2-D Animation

3

ARTS 380Intermediate Illustration

3

ARTS 385Intermediate 2-D Animation

3

ARTS 3863D Modeling & Animation

3

ARTS 485Advanced Animation/Illustration

3

ARTS 489Animation and Illustration Capstone

3

ARTS Electives

12

ARTH Electives

6

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Electives may emphasize another major within the visual arts as advised

Ceramics

Ceramics students must take ARTS 240 Foundations of 3-D Form and Content in addition to ARTS 270 Foundations in Clay as part of Foundation Program.

ARTS 115Drawing and Painting I

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 241Figure Modeling

3

ARTS 271Pottery on the Wheel

3

ARTS 370Intermediate Ceramics

3

ARTS 470Advanced Ceramics

3

ARTS 494Directed Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS 495Independent Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS Electives

15

ARTH Electives

6

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Electives may emphasize another major within the visual arts as advised

Drawing and Painting

ARTS 115Drawing and Painting I

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

ARTS 215Drawing and Painting II

3

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 312Life Drawing II

3

ARTS 241Figure Modeling

3

ARTS 230Relief Printing

3

ARTS 235Monotypes

3

ARTS 315Drawing and Painting III

3

ARTS 3403-D Methodsand Materials

3

or

ARTS 370Intermediate Ceramics

3

ARTS 415Drawing and Painting IV

3

ARTS 494Directed Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS 495Independent Studio Projects

1-3

THEA 226Scene Painting I

3

THEA 427Scene Painting II

3

ARTH Electives

6

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Graphic Design

ARTS 115Drawing and Painting I

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

ARTS 260Graphic Design I

3

ARTS 261Graphic Design II

3

ARTS 360Graphic Design III

3

ARTS 361Graphic Design IV

3

ARTS 365Typography I

3

ARTS 366Typography II

3

ARTH 371History of Graphic Design

3

ARTS 460Graphic Design V

3

ARTS 461Graphic Design VI

3

ARTS 465Typography III

3

ARTS 469Design Realities/Professional Practice

1-3

Choose two of the following:

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 215Drawing and Painting II

3

ARTS 255Color and Light

3

ARTS 355Digital Imaging

3

ARTS Electives

3

ARTH Electives

3

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Media Arts

Media Arts students must take ARTS 222 - Introduction to Experimental Video Art in addition to ARTS 225 - Digital Foundations as part of Foundation Program.

ARTH 276Film Form

3

ARTS 222Introduction to Experimental Video Art

3

ARTS 225Digital Foundations

3

ARTS 322Intermediate Experimental Video Art

3

ARTS 323Experimental Narrative

3

ARTS 324Special Effects for Experimental Video

3

ARTS 3403-D Methodsand Materials

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

or

ARTS 255Color and Light

3

ARTS 422Advanced Experimental Video Art

3

ARTS 429Experimental Video Capstone

3

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

ARTS Electives

21

ARTH Electives

3

Photography

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 230Relief Printing

3

ARTS 250Black and White Technique

3

ARTS 255Color and Light

3

ARTS 271Pottery on the Wheel

3

ARTS 350Historical Techniques

3

ARTS 352Studio Lighting

3

ARTS 355Digital Imaging

3

ARTS 3403-D Methodsand Materials

3

ARTS 459Photographic Inquiry

3

ARTH Electives

6

ARTS Electives

12

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Electives may emphasize another concentration within the visual arts as advised

Sculpture

Sculpture students must take ARTS 270 Foundations in Clay in addition to ARTS 240 Foundations of 3-D Form and Content as part of Foundation Program.

ARTS 240Foundations of 3-D Form and Content

3

ARTS 270Foundations in Clay

3

ARTS 155Introduction to Photography

3

or

ARTS 255Color and Light

3

ARTS 212Life Drawing I

3

ARTS 321Installation Art

3

or

ARTS 370Intermediate Ceramics

3

ARTS 241Figure Modeling

3

ARTS 3403-D Methodsand Materials

3

ARTS 4403D Objects and Ideas

3

ARTS 494Directed Studio Projects

1-3

ARTS 495Independent Studio Projects

1-3

ARTH Electives

6

ARTS Electives

15

ARTS 400Senior Seminar

1

Electives may emphasize Special Effects for Film and Industry as advised