Mar 03, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art B.A./B.S.

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


(Refer to the “Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees ” section of this catalog.)

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 .


Students will be required to purchase all paints, brushes, rulers, paper, canvases, and necessary tools and supplies for all art courses.

Major in Art

(Major Code: 201)

University Core Curriculum Requirements

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


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 Core Requirements


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).

Studio Art and Management Emphasis

Art with All-Level Certification

Additional Arts Requirements: 21 Hours

Professional Development Courses: 21 Hours

Student Teaching: 6 Hours

BA (6 Hours) or BS (12 Hours) Requirements

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

18 semester hours of electives:

 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)

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