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Studio Art

MAJOR IN STUDIO ART

39 semester hours
Required courses:

  • ART 109 Fundamentals of Art and Design I
  • ART 110 Fundamentals of Art and Design II
  • ART 111 Drawing I
  • One 200- or 300-level ARTH

Two of the following:

  • ARTH 101 Survey of Western Art: The Ancient World
  • ARTH 102 Survey of Western Art: Medieval and Renaissance Worlds
  • ARTH 103 Survey of Western Art: The Modern World

An area of emphasis from those listed below

Note: For studio art majors ART 305, and ART 310 do not fulfill the requirements in art history; however, they can be selected to fulfill the total semester hours required in the major. ART 305 is strongly recommended for Studio Art majors. With planning it is possible to have two areas of emphasis, which is recommended for students considering graduate school.

CERAMICS EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ART 112 Painting I
  • ART 114 Ceramics I
  • ART 214 Ceramics II
  • ART 314 Ceramics III
  • ART 404 Senior Project in Ceramics
  • Two of ART or ARTH

DRAWING EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ART 112 Painting I
  • ART 120 Printmaking I
  • ART 211 Drawing II
  • ART 311 Drawing III
  • ART 405 Senior Project in Drawing
  • Two of ART or ARTH

PAINTING EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ART 112 Painting I
  • ART 211 Drawing II
  • ART 212 Painting II
  • ART 312 Painting III
  • ART 401 Senior Project in Painting
  • Two of ART or ARTH

PRINTMAKING EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ART 112 Painting I
  • ART 120 Printmaking I
  • ART 211 Drawing II
  • ART 220 Printmaking II
  • ART 320 Printmaking III
  • ART 406 Senior Project in Printmaking
  • Two of ART or ARTH

PHOTOGRAPHY EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ARTH 206 History of Photography (as 200-300 level ARTH)
  • ART 115 Photography I
  • ART 120 Printmaking I
  • ART 215 Photography II
  • ART 315 Photography III
  • ART 408 Senior Project in Photography
  • Two of ART or ARTH

GRAPHIC DESIGN EMPHASIS

Required courses:

  • ART 115 Photography I
  • ART 120 Printmaking I
  • ART 217 Fundamentals of Graphic Design I
  • ART 218 Fundamentals of Graphic Design II
  • ART 317 Advanced Studies in Graphic Design I
  • ART 318 Advanced Studies in Graphic Design II
  • ART 403 Senior Project in Graphic Design

EXTENDED MEDIA EMPHASIS

This concentration is designed for the serious student who has a specific goal in studio art that cannot be met in the above areas of emphasis. Some possibilities include illustration, the artist’s book/video, and installation art. This area of emphasis requires the approval and guidance of the full time studio faculty.
Required courses:

  • ART 211 Drawing II
  • ART 407 Senior Project in Extended Media
  • A small sequence of courses to be approved by the full time studio faculty

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN STUDIO ART

21 semester hours
Required courses:

  • ART 109 Fundamentals of Art and Design I
  • ART 110 Fundamentals of Art and Design II
  • ART 111 Drawing I
  • Three more art courses

One of the following:

  • ARTH 101 Survey of Western Art: The Ancient World
  • ARTH 102 Survey of Western Art: Medieval and Renaissance Worlds
  • ARTH 103 Survey of Western Art: The Modern World