BFA Curriculum in Art-Studio/Fine Arts

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Select one of the following3ARTS 1250 Orientation To Studio Art For The Major2
ARTS 1510 Looking at Art: Approaches to Interpretation (Core Fine Arts)
 ARTS 1720 Introduction to Art History II3
ARCH 2600 The Art of Architecture, Place, and Culture (Core Fine Arts)
 2-D Studio courses23
MUSI 2730/2737 Appreciation of Music (Core Fine Arts)
 ARTS 1220 3-D Design for Studio Art3
MDIA 2350 Introduction To Film Studies
  
THEA 2010/2017 Introduction to Theatre (Core Fine Arts)
  
ARTS 1110 Drawing I3 
ARTS 1210 2-D Design for Studio Art3 
ARTS 1710 Introduction to Art History I3 
 15 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13PHIL 1070 Art, Value, and Society3
ARTS 1730 Introduction to Art History III3ARTS 3140 Advanced Drawing I3
ARTS 3110 Figure Drawing3ARTS 2810 Ceramics I or 3820 Ceramics II3
2-D Studio course for ceramics or sculpture concentration or 20000-level in photography, printmaking, or painting concentration23Core History13
ARTS 2510 Introduction to Sculpture3ARTS 2610 Introduction to Digital Art3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
2000/3000/4000-level Fine Art Studio course233000-level Art History course23
Core Humanities (except COMM 1000) or Core Literature to complete sequence133000-level course in Concentration23
3000-level course in Concentration23Core Science II4
3000/4000-level Fine Art Studio course23ARTS 4860 BFA Critique Seminar41
Core Science I43000/4000-level ARTS course3
 16 14
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Math3Core Social Science3
4000-level course in Concentration23ARTS 3800 Issues and Criticism in Contemporary Art3
3000/4000-level Studio or Art History course23ARTS 4860 BFA Critique Seminar41
Core Social Science3UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
ARTS 4850 Professional Studio Practices2Core Social Science or Core History to complete sequence13
ARTS 4860 BFA Critique Seminar414000-level course in Concentration3
 Elective3
 15 16
Total Hours: 120
1

Students are required to complete a two-course history sequence or literature sequence. They are also required to complete one Core History or Core Literature in the discipline not selected as the sequence.

2

Students must meet with their advisors for a list of approved courses.

3

ARTS 4850 fulfills SLO 7.

4

 Course should be taken in 3 sequential semesters culminating in the semester of graduation.