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
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
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 9 SCH at the 3000-4000 level. Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of the resulting general electives in their major curriculum9
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
MATH - Math Elective 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
 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
Minor/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
*

ARTS 1301 may be substituted for ARTS 1303.

Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of their available electives in additional courses in their major curriculum.

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

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.