Art Department Programs

BA in Art

Students must complete requirements outlined in:
I. General Education Requirements
II. Major Requirements
III. Electives

Students pursuing teacher licensure must complete the Professional Education Requirements in addition to major requirements

I. General Education Requirements
Students must complete the Liberal Arts in Action Commons and Connector course requirements. Three semester hours of Connector requirements may be met by major requirements as follows:
Arts Experience:
ART 201 Drawing I 3
Social Science:
PSY 111 General Psy (Education concentration) 3

II. Major Requirements
ART 111 Fundamental 2-D Design 4
ART 201 Drawing I, Visual Thinking 3
ART 405 Art History I 3
ART 406 Art History II 3
ART 407 Art History III 3

Plus requirements for one concentration

Concentration Requirements
Students wishing to focus on a Studio Art concentration in one art medium may take the required 300- and 400- level courses in that medium, e.g. painting or photography or printmaking, or ceramics.

A. Studio Art

ART 206 Sculpture I 3

Three from: 9

ART 202 Painting I, Intro to Painting & Color
ART 203 Printmaking I
ART 205 Pottery I
ART 209 Graphic Design I
ART 226 Photography I

300-Level Studio 3
300-Level Studio 3
400-Level Studio 3
ART 450 Senior Seminar 3
ART 490 Senior Exhibition 3

B. Graphic Design

ART 209 Graphic Design I 3
ART 226 Photography I 3
ART 309 Graphic Design Studio II 3
ART 409 Graphic Design Studio III 3
ART 326 Photography II 3
Or ART 426 Photography III –
ART 410 Type & Typographic Design 3

One from: 3

ART 202/302 Painting I/II
ART 203/303/403 Printmaking I/II/III
ART 301 Drawing II
ART 401 Drawing III
ART 426 Photography III

ART 461 Internship - Optional 2–3
ART 450 Senior Seminar 3

C. Art Education

ART 202 Painting I 3
ART 205 Pottery I 3
ART 206 Sculpture/Ceramics I 3
ART 209 Graphic Design I 3
ART 226 Photography I 3
Three ART 300-Level Studio courses 9
Two ART 400-Level Studio courses 6
ED 200 Computers in Education 3
ED 205 Introduction to Education 2
ED 314 The Adolescent Learner (Prerequisite: Psychology 111) 3
ED 401* Psychological Foundations of Education 3
ED 410* Content Area Reading and Writing 6-12 3
or ED 441* Comprehensive Strategies Teaching Content Area Reading K-6
ED 402* Historical, Philosophical, & Social Foundations of ED 3
ED 465* Classroom Assessment 3
ED 470** Diversity in American Schools 3
ED 490*** Observation and Directed Teaching in the Special Subject Areas 10
*Requires admission to Teacher Education Program
**Requires admission to Student Teaching
***Requires admission to Student Teaching and approval of Teacher Education Council

Supportive Requirements
None

III. Electives
Students may choose to meet the elective hours required by completing a second major, minor, or selected courses of personal interest.


Minors in Art

Art History
22 hours

ART 111 Fundamental 2-D Design 4
ART 201 Drawing I, Visual Thinking 3
ART 405 Art History I -Ancient 3
ART 406 Art History II-Renaissance 3
ART 407 Art History III-Modern 3
ART 457 Directed Reading in Art 3
ART 458 Directed Readings in Art 3

Art Studio
22 hours

ART 111 Fundamental 2-D Design 4
ART 201 Drawing I, Visual thinking 3
ART 406 Art H istory II-Renaissance 3
or ART 407 Art History III-Modern
Any three from the following: 9

ART 202 Painting I
ART 203 Printmaking I
ART 205 Pottery I
ART 206 Sculpture I
ART 209 Graphic Design I
ART 226 Photography I

Any 300 level studio art course 3