Art Department Curriculum


Studio Concentration

The Studio Concentration provides a curriculum stressing a strong foundation in drawing and design with experience in painting, ceramics, and printmaking.

Course Sequence and Credit Hours
Bachelor of Arts in Art:  Studio Concentration

First Year
ART 101 Drawing I 
BSS 100 Freshman Seminar 
ART 103 Basic Design 
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 
MATH 131 College Algebra 
BIOL 103 Biology 
 

                               Total Hours

 
3
2
3
3
3
4

18

 
ART 102 Drawing II
HED 100 First Aid
PE Activity
ART 104 Color Theory  
ENG 102 Freshman Composition 
MATH 132 Trigonometry
BIOL 104 Biology 

                                 Total Hours

 
3
1
1
3
3
3
4

18

Second Year
ART 207 Painting I
ART 215 Art History I
SCI 101 Physical Science or
CHEM 101 Environmental Chemistry
ENG 213 Advanced Composition
CS 107 Computers and Society
****Sociology Elective

                                 Total Hours

 
3
3
 
3
3
3
3

18

 
ART 216 Art History II
ART 217 3-D Design
HIST 201 American National
                Multi-cultural Hist. to 1877
ECON 201 Economics
ST 208 Speech Arts or
ST 212 Fund. of Public Speaking
GET 300 Rising Junior

                               Total Hours

 
3
3
 
3
3
 
3
0

15

Third Year
ART 309 Ceramics
ART 322 Intro to Digital Art
Art Elective
Foreign Language
****Philosophy Elective
****Elective

                                 Total Hours

 
3
3
3
3
3
2

17

 
Art 319 Printmaking
Art Elective
Foreign Language
****Humanities Elective
**** Elective
 

                                  Total Hours

 
3
3
3
3
3

15

Fourth Year
ART 422 Senior Exhibition
Art Elective
****Elective
Foreign Language
 

                               Total Hours

 
3
3
3
3

12

 
ART 409 Art History III or
ART 412 African Am. Art 
Art Elective
****Elective
****Elective

                               Total Hours

 
 
3
3
3
3

12

GRAND TOTAL  HOURS 125    

Art Electives:
ART 305 Drawing III                                            ART 326 Painting II
MC 250 Basic Photography*                               ART 310 Ceramics II
ART 318 Sculpture                                             ART 427 Painting III
ART 323 Computer Design I                                ART 423 Computer Design II
ART 407 Advanced Printmaking II                        ART 327 Art Management for Business
**ART 324 Advanced 2-D Studio                          **ART 424 Advanced 2-D Studio
***ART 325 Advanced 3-D Studio                         ***ART 425 Advanced 3-D Studio
 

*Taught in the Mass Communications Department
**May Substitute for ART 305 Drawing III, ART 407 Printmaking II, ART 326 Painting II, ART 426 Painting III.
*** May Substitute for ART 310 Ceramics II, ART 318 Sculpture, ART 405 Ceramics Sculpture
**** Advisor must approve electives.