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2014–2015 Undergraduate Catalog

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Art 

Art Department


Art Minor


Policy
  • The following courses may be used to fulfill the studio requirement: ARTS 111, 112, 115, 121, 122, 203, 207, 216, 228, 286, 288, 300, 305, 308, 316, 317, 320, 328, 486, 489  
  • See the School of Education section for teacher education policy. 
Studio Art (BFA) Policy
    • Students may apply to this art honors program after completing their third semester as an art major. Students choose a concentration and apply for admission to this honors art program after completing the art foundations program. Students working towards the Bachelor of Art Education degree are encouraged to apply for this program. Students should consult the art department handbook for a complete list of policies and procedures.
    • The B.F.A. is a professional degree that enhances career opportunities and is the preferred degree for entrance into Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts programs.
    • B.F.A. concentration areas: ceramics, design, drawing, interdisciplinary media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture
     

Studio Art Major (Bachelor of Arts)

  • Core curriculum and mission seminars (38-52 credits) – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • Major requirements (52-56 credits) – ARTS 111, 112, 121, 122, 160, 300, 308, 350, 351, 489, 24 credits of art studio
  • Freshman and sophomore reviews, senior exhibition
  • Bachelor of Arts requirement – a minimum of three classes (nine credits minimum) of world language in preferably one, but not more than two languages
  • Final degree requirements – a minimum of 120 college level credits, minimum of 40 credits at the 300/400 level
    Transfer courses and waivers and/or substitutions could modify the required credit total in the core curriculum and major.

Studio Art Major (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

  • Core curriculum and mission seminars (38-52 credits) – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • Major requirements (73 credits) – ARTS 111, 112, 121, 122, 160, 203, 207, 216, 239, 300, 308, 350, 351, 489 (three credits), 490, 30 credits of art studio (minimum of nine credits within the area of concentration)
  • Freshman and sophomore reviews, senior exhibition
  • Final degree requirements – a minimum of 120 college level credits, minimum of 40 credits at the 300/400 level
    Transfer courses and waivers and/or substitutions could modify the required credit total in the core curriculum and major.

Art, Early Childhood through Adolescence, Education Major (Bachelor of Art Education)

  • Core curriculum and mission seminars (38-52 credits) – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
    Education majors are required to take specific core courses to satisfy DPI licensure requirements. Students may take any course fulfilling the core curriculum requirement categories, with the exception of specific courses in the categories following: oral communication – EDUC 255; historical analysis – HIST 101, 102, 106, 111, or 112; scientific reasoning in the natural sciences – ENVS 101 and CHEM 101 or ESCI 103 or PHYS 102; theological inquiry – RLST 160 or 342; integrating faith and practice – RLST 433
  • Major requirements (51 credits) – ARTS 111, 112, 121, 122, 160, 203, 206, 207, 216, 228, 239, 300 or 308, 350, 351, nine credits of art studio in the area of concentration
  • Education requirements (39 credits) – ARTS 361, 362, 463, 464, EDUC 150, 215, 255, 306, 316, 330, 390, 482
  • Freshman and sophomore reviews, senior exhibition
  • Final degree requirements – a minimum of 120 college level credits, minimum of 40 credits at the 300/400 level
    Transfer courses and waivers and/or substitutions could modify the required credit total in the core curriculum and major.  
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