2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Fine Arts Major


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(81 credits)

Degree Map 2-D Arts Concentration

Degree Map 3-D Arts Concentration

Degree Map Graphic Design Concentration

Degree Map Intermedia Concentration

The bachelor of fine arts is a performance-oriented program which prepares students in a core set of artistic skills as well as in one or more areas: 2-D or 3-D art, graphic design, or intermedia. Bachelor of fine arts graduates are prepared to enter the work market or to pursue a master of fine arts or related graduate degree. 

(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

Assessment Information:


Students in their last semester present a representative example of their work in an approved gallery setting. The work presented is evaluated by the studio faculty of the students’ area of concentration and is photographically documented.

All students must choose one of the following concentrations along with the core:


2-Dimensional Arts Concentration (54 credits):


Required:


Choose three courses from the following:


Choose one from the following:


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

Fall 3rd Year

Spring 3rd Year

    18 Credits

Fall 4th Year

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

3-Dimensional Arts Concentration (54 credits):


Choose one from the following:


Choose two from the following:


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

Fall 3rd Year

Spring 3rd Year

Fall 4th Year

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

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

Graphic Design Concentration (54 credits):


Studio or approved electives:


9 credits

Degree Map Graphic Design


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

Fall 3rd Year

Spring 3rd Year

Fall 4th Year

Spring 4th Year

Intermedia Concentration (54 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 five 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

Spring 2nd Year

Fall 3rd Year

  • ARTD 371 | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:  Junior Composition | Credits/Units 3
  • Foundational Studies:  Literary Studies | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3

18 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

18 Credits

Fall 4th Year

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

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

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