Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art: CurriculumBachelor of Fine Arts in Art: Curriculum

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Curriculum

In addition to 120 credit hours, one laboratory course must be completed as a part of the general arts curriculum requirements.

Bachelor of Fine Arts: 120 credits

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree in four years.

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

ART 110 Drawing I

3 crs.

ART 119 Design 2-D

3 crs.

ART 120 Design 3-D

3 crs.

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ENG 102 English Composition II

3 crs.

ART 262 Color Theory

3 crs.

ART 383 Painting Studio

3 crs.

ART 350 Relief OR ART 351 Intaglio

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 376 Casting OR ART 377 Fabrication

3 crs.

ART 382 Ceramics Studio

3 crs.

PHI 335 Aesthetic Theory

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 310 Advanced Drawing

3 crs.

ART 385 Sculpture Studio

3 crs.

Art Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 308 Art History: Ancient to Medieval

3 crs.

Advanced Studio

3 crs.

Art Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 316 Art History: Renaissance Through Rococo

3 crs.

Advanced Studio

3 crs.

Advanced Studio

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 317 Art History: Neoclassicism Through the Present

3 crs.
Advanced Studio3 crs.

Advanced Studio

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

ART 422 Art History: The Art World After Modernism

3 crs.

ART 490 Senior Studio Thesis

3 crs.

Advanced Studio

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Students must complete 18 credits in one advanced-level studio as an area of emphasis; students must complete 12 credits in one advanced-level studio area as a minor area. In order to graduate in eight semesters without taking any additional credits, art courses must be used to fulfill General Education requirements in the area of humanities, fine arts and critical thinking.

Note: One laboratory course must be completed as part of the General Education requirements.