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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Studio Art B.F.A.


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Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree


Refer to the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Studio Art


(Major Code: 207)

 

Studio art majors may choose their major and minor from the areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, glass and computer art.

All studio majors are required to have a one- or two-person, one-week show featuring work from their ARTS 4394 project. The student will be responsible for design and mounting of the show, arrangements for publicity through the University's Office of Communication and Marketing Services and The Prairie student publication, and handling invitations. An opening reception is optional. Each student will undergo a critique of the show by a committee of three or more persons (the student's faculty adviser and at least two additional faculty members from the department).

NOTE: Major studio area requirements of 18 hours: 15 hours are advised to be taken at the advanced-level in order to complete the required 39 advanced hours at WT without having to take more than 120 hours overall. Minor studio area or graphic design requirements: 6 hours are advised to be taken at the advanced level in order to complete the required 39 advanced hours at WT without having to take more than 120 hours overall.

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the "University Core Curriculum " section of this catalog. Students must take the following courses.

From Creative Arts - Code 50 (3 hours)


Studio Art Major Requirements


Major Studio Area Requirements


  • Take 12 hours in the major studio area. (Taking at least nine hours at the advanced level is advised in order to complete the required 39 advanced hours at WT without having to take more than 120 hours overall.)
  • ARTS 4394 BFA Senior Project  3,3 (Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.)

Minor Studio Area or Graphic Design Requirements


  • Take nine hours in the minor studio area OR
  • Take nine hours of graphic design courses.

Taking at least six of these hours at the advanced level is advised in order to the complete the required 39 advanced hours at WT.

Upper-Level Art History (12 hours)


Professional Practices (3 hours)


Art Electives (3 hours)


  • Take three hours of ARTS electives by advisement.

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Studio Art B.F.A. 

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