Art, B.F.A. (60 Credit Major)

Effective: Fall 2019. Students whose major declaration for this program is effective beginning in the Fall of 2019 or thereafter must follow these requirements. Students whose declarations were for previous semesters follow the requirements that were in effect at the time of declaration. See link below for the most recent Art, B.F.A. requirements prior to Fall 2019. Please refer to DegreeWorks or consult an advisor to review your requirements and track your progress.

The B.F.A. program is open to students who wish to pursue an intensive program in studio art. Upon declaring the major, students are required to schedule a meeting with the BFA Program Coordinator for advising.

Credits (60)

15 credits in Foundation requirement consisting of:

Credits
ART 100Basic Drawing

3

ART 101Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design

3

ART 102Introduction to Three-Dimensional Design

3

ART 112Introduction to Digital Imaging

3

ARH 167Tradition and Innovation in the Art of the West

3

9 credits in General Art History requirement consisting of:

Credits
Three Art History courses

Three Art History courses, at least one of which must be at the 100 level.

ARH 167: Cannot be counted toward this requirement.

12 credits in General Studio work to be selected from:

Credits
ART 100-, 200-, or 300-level ART courses

15 credits in Art Specialization:

A sequence of 200-, 300-, and 400-level courses (ART (CGI) 451, ART (CGI) 480, ART (CGI) 481, ART 486, ART 487 may be counted in this category, pending approval by faculty in area of specialization) in one of the following disciplines: ceramics, computer imaging, design, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture. Students should consult the Department for specific courses that constitute a sequence.

3 credits Practicum:

Credits
ART 488Professional Practices in the Visual Arts

3

6 credits Thesis:

Credits
ART 494Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis I

3

ART 496Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis II

3

Art BFA Prior to Fall 2019