Visual Arts

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND COMMUNICATION

B.A. in Visual Arts



The B.A. in Visual Arts is available with courses in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, computer art and art history. Students who major in the visual arts are offered an opportunity to center their studies around the practice and history of the visual experience.


Graduation Requirements

Students must satisfy the Placement, Proficiency, Orientation and Core Curriculum criteria outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of this bulletin.

Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
Core Seminar 3 credits
Humanities
English Composition 3 credits
English Literature 6 credits
Philosophy 6 credits
Foreign Language 6 credits
Social Sciences
History 6 credits
Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits
Science and Mathematics
Mathematics 3 or 4 credits
Science 10 credits
Communication, Visual & Performing Arts
Speech 3 credits
Visual & Performing Arts (DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits
Distribution Requirement
Must Complete Both Courses Below:
MA or ART 115 Introduction to Photography 3.00
MA or ART 124 Computer Graphics I 3.00
Major Requirements
Must Complete All Courses Below:
ART 101 Caves to Cathedrals 3.00
ART 102 Incas to Impressionists 3.00
ART 103 Modern Art 3.00
ART 133 Introduction to Ceramics 3.00
ART 155 Painting II 3.00
ART 170 Two-Dimensional 3.00
ART 171 Introduction to Color 3.00
ART 176 Introduction to Printmaking 3.00
ART 187 Portfolio Development 3.00
ART 138 Basic Sculputre 3.00
ART 194 Portfolio Review - repeat 3 times 1.00
ART 1501 Drawing I 3.00
ART 1521 Drawing II 3.00
ART 1541 Painting I 3.00
Credit and GPA Requirements
  • Minimum Total Credits: 128
  • Minimum Liberal Arts & Sciences Credits: 96
  • Minimum Major Credits: 42
  • Minimum Credits in Courses > 100 Level: 48
  • Ancillary Course Requirements: See above
  • Minimum Major GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum Overall GPA: 2.0

CONTACT

Richard L. Conolly
College of Liberals Arts & Sciences

Scott Krawczyk, Dean