Bachelor of Arts, Art Studio
The Bachelor of Arts, BA, is a liberal arts degree consisting of 120 hours.
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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art with a concentration in Studio Art is a liberal arts oriented degree consisting of 120 hours, with major emphasis in one studio area, and a minor emphasis in a second studio area. The course of study is designed to offer students a broad cultural education and is ideal for students wishing to do a double major or to minor in another area.
The degree requires twelve credit hours of selected media area coursework for a major emphasis and six hours of selected media area coursework for a minor emphasis, as well as a three-credit-hour professional development capstone course. In addition, a faculty supervised summary critique is required of each student in their studio area during their senior year. Studio areas include: Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.
In addition to the University Core requirements and the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduation Requirements, the following course requirements must be met:
In Foundations – ARTS 1919C: Studio Foundations I and ARTS 1929C and Studio Foundations II, 18 credit hours (including drills scheduled Thursday nights from 5:30pm to 6:30pm)
Professional Development – ARTS 4923
In Art History – Completion of a minimum of four courses (12 credit hours) in Art History including Art History Survey I and II and ARHS plus two advanced courses, one pre-19th Century and one 20-21st Century.
Major studio concentration– four courses
Minor Studio concentration– two courses
Academic Electives Study outside of the department of art, taken with approval from a department advisor