Visual Arts and New Media: Ceramics Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

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 270Foundations in Clay

3

ARTS 222Cinema Arts I

3

or

ARTS 225Digital Foundations

3

or

ARTS 221Foundations of Time-Based Media

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Major Requirements (51 credit hours):

ARTS 240Foundations of 3-D Form and Content

3

ARTS 115Drawing and Painting I

3

ARTS 156Introduction to Digital 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

1-6

ARTS Art Studio Electives

15

ARTH Art History Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:51

NOTE:

  • Electives may emphasize another major within the visual arts as advised.
  • ARTS 400 Senior Exhibition is optional, but strongly recommended. To enroll, a 3.5 GPA (in ARTS) and/or area faculty approval is required.
  • 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.
  • ARTS 494 and ARTS 495 are variable 1-3 credit hour courses, and BFA students must successfully complete the courses with 3 credit hours each. ARTS 494 and ARTS 495 will focus on Ceramics.

Visiting Artist Program (8 credit hours):

Eight semesters at 1 credit hour per semester.

Total Credit Hours:8

NOTE: The Visiting Artist Program is only required each semester the student is a major within the department.

Total Credit Hours: 80