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Visual Art BFA

—Art Metals Emphasis
—Ceramics Emphasis
—Drawing and Painting Emphasis
—Interdisciplinary Art Studio Emphasis
—Photography Emphasis
—Printmaking Emphasis
—Sculpture Emphasis

Visual Art BFA
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM Mathematics3-4
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
DLV ARTHIST 101 Survey of Western Art I3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS Social Sciences course3
DLS Social Sciences course in a second field3
ART 107, 108 Art Foundations I & II6
ART 109 Foundation Drawing3
CID ART 298 Seminar3
ART 490 BFA Exhibition2
FF ART 491 Senior Studio Seminar in Visual Arts2
ARTHIST 102 Survey of Western Art II3
Upper-division ARTHIST
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6
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphases to graduate with a BFA in Visual Art.
You must earn a C- or better in all ART and ARTHIST courses.
A minimum 3.0 GPA must be maintained in all ART and ARTHIST courses.

Art Metals Emphasis

Art Metals Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking
ART 212 Drawing I
ART 215 Painting I
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography
6
Three (3) 3-dimensional (three disciplines must be represented) courses chosen from:
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing
ART 225 Ceramics or ART 226 Ceramics
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture
9
One (1) course chosen from:
ART 325 Studio in Ceramics
ART 331 Traditional Processes
ART 333 3D Digital Processes
ART 334 Assembled Form
ART 338 Expanded Formats
ART 339 Cast Form
3
Four (4) courses chosen from:
ART 303 Art Metals: Multiples
ART 304 Art Metals: Color
ART 306 Contemporary Ideas in Metalsmithing
ART 307 Contemporary Ideas in Art Metals
12
ART 419 Studio in Art Metals6
ART or ARTHIST electives (5 credits must be upper-division)14
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-7
Electives to total 120 credits4-8
Total120

Ceramics Emphasis

Ceramics Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking
ART 212 Drawing I
ART 215 Painting I
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography
6
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing3
ART 225 Ceramics3
ART 226 Ceramics3
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture3
One (1) course chosen from:
ART 303 Art Metals: Multiples
ART 304 Art Metals: Color
ART 306 Contemporary Ideas in Metalsmithing
ART 307 Contemporary Ideas in Art Metals
ART 331 Traditional Processes
ART 333 3D Digital Processes
ART 334 Assembled Form
ART 338 Expanded Formats
ART 339 Cast Form
3
ART 325 Studio in Ceramics6
ART 425 Studio in Ceramics6
ART or ARTHIST electives (11 credits must be upper-division)17
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-4
Electives to total 120 credits7-8
Total120

Drawing and Painting Emphasis

Drawing and Painting Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking3
ART 212 Drawing I3
ART 215 Painting I3
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography3
Two (2) 3-dimensional courses (two disciplines must be represented) chosen from:
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing
ART 225 Ceramics or ART 226 Ceramics
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture
6
ART 311 Drawing II3
ART 312 Human Presence: Drawing3
ART 315 Painting II3
ART 413 Studio6
Course chosen from:
ARTHIST 302 History of 20th Century European Art
ARTHIST 371 History of 20th Century American Art
ARTHIST 373 History of Photography
ARTHIST 451 Contemporary Concepts In Art
-
ART or ARTHIST electives (15 credits must be upper-division)18
Electives to total 120 credits7-10
Total120

Interdisciplinary Art Studio Emphasis

Interdisciplinary Art Studio Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ART 212 Drawing I3
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking
ART 215 Painting I
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography
ART 272 Digital Tools for The Visual Arts
6
Two (2) 3-dimensional course chosen from:
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing
ART 225 Ceramics
ART 226 Ceramics
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture
6
Five (5) upper-division studio courses from at least two disciplines15
ART 373 Interdisciplinary Practice3
ART 473 Studio in Interdisciplinary Practice6
Course chosen from:
ARTHIST 302 History of 20th Century European Art
ARTHIST 371 History of 20th Century American Art
ARTHIST 373 History of Photography
ARTHIST 451 Contemporary Concepts In Art
-
ART or ARTHIST electives (6 must be upper-division)12
Electives to total 120 credits7-10
Total120

Photography Emphasis

Photography Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking
ART 212 Drawing I
ART 215 Painting I
6
Two (2) 3-dimensional courses (two disciplines must be represented) chosen from:
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing
ART 225 Ceramics or ART 226 Ceramics
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture
6
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography3
ART 341 Creative Photography3
ART 342 Digital Photography3
ART 344 Creative Photography, Digital3
ART 444 Advanced Photography (3 semesters)9
ARTHIST 373 History of Photography3
ART or ARTHIST electives (5 credits must be upper-division)14
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-4
Electives to total 120 credits7-8
Total120

Printmaking Emphasis

Printmaking Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 212 Drawing I
ART 215 Painting I
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography
6
Two (2) 3-dimensional courses (two disciplines must be represented) chosen from:
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing
ART 225 Ceramics or ART 226 Ceramics
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture
6
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking3
ART 309 Printmaking6
ART 409 Studio in Printmaking6
Upper-division ART electives6
ART or ARTHIST electives (5 credits must be upper-division)17
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-7
Electives to total 120 credits1-4
Total120

Sculpture Emphasis

Sculpture Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
Two (2) 2-dimensional courses chosen from:
ART 209 Introduction to Printmaking
ART 212 Drawing I
ART 215 Painting I
ART 251 Introduction to Creative Photography
6
ART 221 Art Metals: Intro to Metalsmithing3
ART 225 or ART 226 Ceramics3
ART 231 Beginning Sculpture3
One (1) course chosen from:
ART 303 Art Metals: Multiples
ART 304 Art Metals: Color
ART 306 Contemporary Ideas in Metalsmithing
ART 307 Contemporary Ideas in Art Metals
ART 325 Studio in Ceramics
3
Four (4) courses chosen from:
ART 331 Traditional Processes
ART 333 3D Digital Processes
ART 334 Assembled Form
ART 338 Expanded Formats
ART 339 Cast Form
12
ART 431 Studio in Sculpture3
ART or ARTHIST electives (8 credits must be upper-division)17
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-4
Electives to total 120 credits7-8
Total120