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Bachelor of Fine Arts
Art

College of the Arts
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of the Arts and the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102
(with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 33
A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 27

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

H1 Area of Focus Elective- take two courses in one area:

Ceramics Area of Focus
ARTS 3348 Ceramics 2 Wheel-Throwing and
ARTS 3349 Ceramics 2 Slip Casting

Digital Arts and Design Area of Focus
ARTS 3020 Digital Arts and Design 2 and
ARTS 4020 Digital Arts and Design: Advanced Methods

Painting Area of Focus
ARTS 4256 Painting 2 and
ARTS 5256 Painting: Advanced Methods

Photography Area of Focus
ARTS 3266 Digital Photography or
ARTS 4265 Photo 2 or
ARTS 5265 Photography: Advanced Methods

Printmaking Area of Focus
ARTS 3278 Relief & Intaglio or ARTS 4278 Screen-Printing & Lithography
ARTS 5278 Printmaking: Advanced Mehtods

Sculpture Area of Focus
ARTS 4288 Sculpture 2 and
ARTS 5288 Sculpture: Advance Methods

H2 Advanced Study Elective - take one of the following courses:

H3 General Program Electives:
Select 6-9 hours of ARTH and 9-12 hours of ARTS courses 3000 level or higher. Courses not used in areas H1, H2, or Area G can be applied in this area.

Total Hours Required: 123