2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Art, cont'd

Bachelor of Arts Degree Major in Art

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
(See page 73) Students should consult with their advisors to determine if specific courses in General Education also satisfy requirements in this major.  NOTE:  A grade of “C” or higher is mandatory in all Art courses satisfying major and minor requirements
31
Language Requirement (see page 122) 14
Required Art Courses
*ARTH 150 Introduction to Art History 3
ARTH 352 Visual Theory and Criticism 3
*ARTZ 105 Visual Language-Drawing 3
ARTZ 106 Visual Language-2-D Foundations 3
ARTZ 108 Visual Language-3-D Foundations 3
ARTZ 209 Introduction to Professional Practices 1
ARTZ 409 Advanced Professional Practices 1
ARTZ 499 Senior Project/Capstone 1
Total required Art courses 18
 
Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art
ARTZ 258 New Media I4 4
Select one course from each of the following three areas 12
Area One
ARTZ 271 Printmaking I 4
ARTZ 273 Printmaking I-Lithography 4
ARTZ 284 Photography I-Techniques and Processes 4
Area Two
ARTZ 211 Drawing I 4
ARTZ 221 Painting I 4
Area Three
ARTZ 231 Ceramics I 4
ARTZ 251 Sculpture I 4
 
300-level course in Art History 3
400-level course in Art History 3
300- and 400-level courses in Studio Art 24
Total Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art Credits 46
Electives 5-11
 
Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art with Minor
Select two courses from the following 8
ARTZ 211 Drawing I 4
ARTZ 221 Painting I 4
ARTZ 231 Ceramics I 4
ARTZ 251 Sculpture I 4
ARTZ 258 New Media I 4
ARTZ 271 Printmaking I 4
ARTZ 273 Printmaking I-Lithography 4
ARTZ 284 Photography I-Techniques and Processes 4
 
300-level course in Art History 3
300- and 400-level courses in Studio Art 16
Total Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art with Minor Credits 27
Minor (to include 11 upper division credits) 21-24
Electives 0-9
 
Area of Emphasis:  Art History with Minor
ARTH 321 Renaissance and Baroque Art 3
ARTH 342 Modern Art 3
Select 21 credits from the following 21
ARTH 435 Art of the United States 3
ARTH 436 The History of Women in Art 3
ARTH 439 American Indian Art 3
ARTH 451 Contemporary Art 3
ARTH 455 Art and the Environment 3
ARTH 494 Seminar/Workshop (Art History) 3
ARTH 498 Internship/Cooperative Education (Art History) 3
HSTR 420 Historical Archeology of the Classical World 3
HSTA 428 Historical Archeology in the Americas 3
Total Area of Emphasis:  Art History with Minor Credits 27
Minor (to include 6 upper division credits) 21-24
Electives 0-9
 
Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art and Art History
Studio Art
ARTZ 258 New Media I 4
Select one course from each of the following three areas 12
Area One
ARTZ 271 Printmaking I 4
ARTZ 273 Printmaking I-Lithography 4
ARTZ 284 Photography I-Techniques and Processes 4
Area Two
ARTZ 211 Drawing I 4
ARTZ 221 Painting I 4
Area Three
ARTZ 231 Ceramics I 4
ARTZ 251 Sculpture I 4
 
300- and 400-level courses in studio art 8
 
Art History
ARTH 321 Renaissance and Baroque Art 3
ARTH 342 Modern Art 3
 
Select 18 credits from the following 18
ARTH 435 Art of the United States 3
ARTH 436 The History of Women in Art 3
ARTH 439 American Indian Art 3
ARTH 451 Contemporary Art 3
ARTH 455 Art and the Environment 3
ARTH 494 Seminar/Workshop (Art History) 3
ARTH 498 Internship/Cooperative Education (Art History) 3
HSTR 420 Historical Archeology of the Classical World 3
HSTA 428 Historical Archeology in the Americas 3
Total Area of Emphasis:  Studio Art and Art History Credits 48
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Electives 3-9
Total minimum credits required for degree 120

The total number of elective credits will be determined by the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfill both the General Education requirements and the major requirements.  Electives should be should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

There is a lab fee for most studio classes, payable at registration.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; others are offered only in alternate years.  Students should check course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Art
This sample schedule is a suggested plan for students to follow in completing the Bachelor of Arts Major in Art.  Students may not be able to follow the plan exactly.  Students must consult with their advisors to plan classes before registering each term.

First Year F S
ARTZ 106  3  
ARTZ 108   3
ARTZ 105   3
ARTH 150 3  
WRIT 101 3  
General Education 6 9
Totals 15 15
Second Year F S
Area of Emphasis   7 8
WRIT 201   3
Foreign Language 4 4
General Education w/lab 4  
ARTZ 209  1  
Totals 16 15
Third Year F S
Area of Emphasis  4 4
ARTH 352 3  
300-level Art History   3
Foreign Language 3 3
General Education  6 3
Totals 16 13
Fourth Year F S
ARTZ 409  1  
ARTZ 499   1
Area of Emphasis    14 14
Totals 15 15

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