Art (B.A.)

Computer Equipment

Beginning with the first year of the program, all art and design students are required to have their own laptop computer and appropriate software for use in their courses. Please refer to the College of Art and Architecture’s website for specifics.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3), the general requirements for the B.A. degree, the art core, and a studio emphasis (all the 200-level and 300-level courses in a specific studio area) in one of the following areas: ceramics, graphic design, interaction design, painting, sculpture, printmaking, or photography/digital imaging and:

Art Core14
Major Requirements44-47
Total Hours58-61

 Major Requirements

ART 303Contemporary Art and Theory3
ART 407New Media3
ART 410Professional Practices2
Select 6 credits from the following Art History Electives with advisor approval:6
Visual Culture
History and Theory of Modern Design
Ancient & Pre-Modern Art
Modern Art and Theory
History and Theory of Modern Design
History of Typography
History of Photography
Visual Studies
Select 15-18 credits from the following 200-level studio courses: 115-18
Life Drawing
Digital Tools
Introduction to Graphic Design
Introduction to Typography
Painting I
Sculpture I
Printmaking I
Ceramics I
Interaction Design I
Experiential Design I
Understanding Photography
Select 15 credits from the following 300-level studio courses: 215
Graphic Design: Concepts (Max 6 credits)
Graphic Design: Studio (Max 6 credits)
Intermediate/Advanced Painting (Max 12 credits)
Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture (Max 9 credits)
Intermediate/Advanced Printmaking (Max 12 credits)
Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics (Max 9 credits)
Intermediate/Advanced Interaction + Experiential Design (Max 9 credits)
Digital Imaging
Mixed Media (Max 12 credits)
Advanced Studio Practice (Max 6 credits)
Information Design
Total Hours44-47

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree