2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Art Major


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(60-61 credits)

Degree Map 2-D Arts Concentration

Degree Map 3-D Arts Concentration

Degree Map Graphic Design Concentration

Degree Map Art History Concentration

Degree Map Intermedia Concentration

The Art major offers a variety of concentrations that encourage students to think and work creatively, to master a specific area of art production or history, and to become engaged members of a variety of artistic and scholarly communities.  Programs are designed to develop broad and versatile creative skills that prepares students in the areas of studio arts, design, education, multimedia, and more.

*Accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design. For more information click here.

(ART) Core Curriculum:


The core curriculum is a prescribed program of study required of all Art majors—BFA, BA/BS, and Art Education—and is basic to a student’s choice of an area of concentration.

Required Courses (9 credits):


  • 6 credits of art history courses

Culminating Experience:


Students with a concentration in studio must, in their last semester, present a representative example of their work (one-two pieces) in an approved gallery setting. The work presented is evaluated by the studio faculty of the students’ area of concentration and photographically documented. Students with a concentration in art history present a paper to faculty and students.

All students must choose one of the following concentrations:


2-Dimensional Arts Concentration (34 credits):


Degree Map 2-Dimensional Arts


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


   16 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


    15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


3-Dimensional Arts Concentration (34 credits):


Degree Map 3-Dimensional Arts


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


    16 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


    15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


18 Credits

Spring 4th Year


Graphic Design Concentration (33 credits):


Degree Map Graphic Design


Graphic Design Degree Map

Fall 1st Year


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


    14 Credits

Spring 4th Year


Art History Concentration (33 credits)


Required Art History courses (15 credits):


At least one course from each of the three historical periods offered : ancient and medieval, Renaissance and Baroque; nineteenth and twentieth century.

Cognate courses (18 credits):


Choose 2 of the following:


  • 3 credits literary history
  • 3 credits music history
  • 3 credits of theater history

Select 9 credits from the 200-level language courses:


Choose one from the following:


Degree Map Art History


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 2

    14 Credits

Spring 4th Year


   12 Credits

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Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://www.isuportal.indstate.edu

 

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Intermedia Concentration (34 credits):


This concentration allows students to combine directed study in two to three art mediums. A contract of study must be approved by the advisor. Coursework must include a four semester sequence in one medium, including the appropriate ARTS 400 course. Additional coursework from one to two other media will complete the program.

Required Course:


Degree Map Intermedia


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. 

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


  • ARTH 271  or ARTH 272  | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:  GPCD | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

   15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year


  • ARTH 271  or ARTH 272   | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Concentration | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:   Laboratory Sciences | Credits/Units 4
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

    16 Credits

Fall 3rd Year


   15 Credits

Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits

Fall 4th Year


    15 Credits

Spring 4th Year


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