Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Art (BA)

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

Requirements

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Major
ARTS 1303Art Hist Surv: Prehist-Renaiss3
ARTS 1304Art Hist Surv: Ren-Modern3
ARTS 1311Design I for Art Majors/Minors3
ARTS 1312Design II3
ARTS 1316Drawing I3
ARTS 1317Drawing II3
ARTS 3353Art since 19453
ARTS 4333Practicum Seminar in the Arts3
ARTS Media
Select 6 SCH from the following:6
Painting I
Sculpture I
Printmaking I
Ceramics I
Photography I
Advanced ARTS Media electives
Select 12 SCH from the following:12
Intermediate Painting
Intermediate Sculpture
Intermediate Life Drawing
Intermediate Ceramics
Intermediate Printmaking
Intro to Computers and Art
Intermediate Photography
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Printmaking
Illustration/Elec Imaging
Advanced Photography
Art History electives
Select 6 SCH from the following:6
Studies Art Hist & Criticism
18th & 19th Century Art
Modern Art 1860-1960
Minor
Select a minimum of 18 SCH from one discipline at least twelve of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. See Appendix C. Instead of a minor, students may complete 18 SCH of electives, 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, except the major field, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences18
General Electives
Select 12 SCH at the 3000-4000 level. Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 12 hours of the resulting general electives in their major curriculum12
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ARTS 1311 Design I for Art Majors/Minors 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ARTS 1312 Design II 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
ARTS 1303 Art Hist Surv: Prehist-Renaiss 3
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ARTS 1304 Art Hist Surv: Ren-Modern 3
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
Creative Arts 3
Life & Physical Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior
Fall
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Art History Elective 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
Soc/Behavioral Science 3
Advanced General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Art History Elective 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Minor/General Elective 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
ARTS 3353 Art since 1945 3
Advanced General Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ARTS 4333 Practicum Seminar in the Arts 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
Adv Minor/General Elective 3
Advanced General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.