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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Art B.A./B.S.


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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


May be either depending on option selected. Refer to the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Art


(Major Code: 201)

General Information for Art Students


  • Outside work is required in all studio classes. The Department of Art, Theatre and Dance reserves the right, with permission of the student, to retain class work for instructional purposes and for a permanent collection of student work.
  • Foundation studio core referred to in some prerequisite consists of ARTS 1316 , ARTS 1317 , ARTS 1311 , ARTS 1312 , ARTS 1303  and ARTS 1304 .

Notes:


Art majors (B.A. or B.S. degree) are not required to hang a senior exhibit; however, with departmental approval, the student may elect to have a one-person or group show. If the student decides to show, guidelines given for studio major exhibits will be followed. A critique is optional.

Art majors (B.A. or B.S.) interested in gallery management, museum work or other art/business possibilities should normally select Option I or III and take support courses in ACCT 2301 , ACCT 2302 , BUSI 1301 , MKT 3340 , MGT 3330 , MGT 3332  (18 semester hours).

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

From Creative Arts - Code 50 (3 hours)


Arts Seminar


Take for a minimum of four semesters.

Art Core Requirements


Studio Art and Management Emphasis


21 semester hours of the following, with at least one ARTS 4370 and one ARTS 4371:

These courses may be repeated as the topics change.

18 semester hours of electives from the following subjects:

 Art, history, English, philosophy, theatre, dance or music.

18 Hours by Advisement Electives (Advanced)

Number of additional advanced elective hours required depends upon number of advanced hours earned as part of the major requirements.

27 Hours Electives (Any Level)

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides (suggested course sequence) are available through linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists.

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