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Studio Art Major

This track is designed to prepare students for careers in the fine arts in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography or media arts. It may also serve as a foundation for graduate study in the fine arts.

Studio Art Major Four Year Schedule/ Sequential Requirements:

1st year

  • Fall
    ART 170, Drawing I
    ART 142, Visual Foundations: Composition, Color and Design
  • Spring
    ART 270, Drawing II

2nd year

  • Fall
    ART 180, Painting I
    ART 113, Art History Survey: Caves to Cathedrals
  • Spring
    ART 280, Painting II
    ART 114, Art History Survey: Renaissance to Abstraction

3rd year

  • Fall
    ART 370, Advanced Drawing
    ART 229, WI: Modern Art
  • Spring
    ART380, Advanced Painting

4th year

  • Fall
    ART371, Advanced Studio Seminar
  • Spring
    ART372, Senior Projects
    ART375, Professional Practices

Studio Art Major Recommendations:

For students interested in photography, video, and media arts, take specialized courses in area of interest:

  • ART 268, Digital Photography
  • ART 167, Photography I
  • ART 263, Historic Photo Proc (U1)
  • ART 254, Digital Video
  • ART 220, History of Photography

Graphic Design and Art History courses

English/Writing and Speaking courses:

  • ENGL 211, Creative Non-Fiction
  • ENGL 212, Creative Writing
  • ENGL 131, Public Speaking

Studio Track – Photography Concentration

  • Photography Photo Gallery
  • Digital Photo Gallery

Studio Track – Photography Concentration Four Year Schedule/ Sequential Requirements:

1st year

  • Fall
    ART 170, Drawing I
    ART 142, Visual Foundations: Composition, Color and Design
  • Spring
    ART 180, Painting I
    ART 167, Photography 1

2nd year

  • Fall
    ART 268, Digital Photography 1
    ART 220, History of Photography
  • Spring
    ART 368, Digital Photography 2, or ART 267, Photography 2
    ART 114, Art History Survey: Renaissance to Abstraction

3rd year

  • Fall
    Advanced photo or media class: ART 368, Digital Photo 2; ART 267, Photography 2; ART 262, Art of the Lens; ART 263, Historic Photo Processes; ART 395, Digital Photo 3; ART 254, Digital Video 1; ART 354, Digital Video 2; Independent Study, or Field Study
    ART 229, WI: Modern Art
  • Spring
    Advanced photo or media class: see above, under Junior Year Fall

4th year

  • Fall
    ART371, Advanced Studio Seminar
  • Spring
    ART372, Senior Projects
    ART 375, Professional Practices

Studio Track – Photography Concentration Recommendations:

Design courses:

  • ART 131, Intro to Graphic Design and
  • ART 346, Interactive Design

Intermediate and Advanced Drawing and Painting courses

English/Writing and Speaking courses:

  • ENGL 211, Creative Non-Fiction
  • ENGL 212, Creative Writing
  • ENGL 131, Public Speaking