Bachelor of Arts Program

There are three Bachelor of Arts degree options: Studio Art, Art History, and General Study (in which a student can combine both studio and art history). All three require 36 credits in the department plus an overall liberal arts education that includes English, Math, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Modern Languages, plus room for 18 credits of electives. The BA degree requires a 15 credit minor in another department.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Studio degree requires:

  • ART 101. Introduction to Drawing I
  • ART 104. 3D Design
  • ART 109. Introduction to Electronic Media
  • ARH 131. Survey of Western Art 1
  • ARH 132. Survey of Western Art II
  • ARH 343. Modern Art or ARH 344. Contemporary Art
  • Six studio classes

The Bachelor of Arts in General Study degree requires:

  • ART 101. Introduction to Drawing I
  • ART 104. 3D Design
  • ART 109. Introduction to Electronic Media
  • ARH 131. Survey of Western Art 1
  • ARH 132. Survey of Western Art II
  • ARH 343. Modern Art or ARH 344. Contemporary Art
  • Any combination of six studio or art history classes

The Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree requires:

  • Any 2 Art Classes
  • ARH 131 and ARH 132
    ARH 343. Modern Art or ARH 344. Contemporary Art
  • 6 Art History Classes (200 level or above)
  • 1 Art History Seminar (400 or 500 level)

Bachelor of Fine Arts program

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree requires 72 credits in the department (and fewer General Education requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences):

  • ART 101. Introduction to Drawing I
  • ART 104. 3D Design
  • ART 109. Introduction to Electronic Media
  • ARH 131. Survey of Western Art 1
  • ARH 132. Survey of Western Art II
  • ARH 343. Modern Art or ARH 344. Contemporary Art
  • Two ARH electives of your choice
  • A primary studio concentration of 18 credits
  • A secondary studio concentration of 15 credits
  • 15 credits of studio electives

The BFA degree carries an automatic minor in Art History and does not require another minor outside the department.


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