Catalog 2010-2012


The Art Major: Studio B.F.A. requires a minimum of 130 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 130 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.


Required: Foundations Sequence (600:018; 600:019; 600:026; 600:027; 600:040; 600:041).....18 hours

Required: studio distribution.....12 hours

  All studio distribution courses must be taken outside the student's studio concentration.

  Group 1: 2-D studio distribution.

    Choose two courses from 600:025; 600:032; 600:033 or 600:034 or 600:035 or 600:036; 600:080.

  Group 2: 3-D studio distribution.

    Choose two courses from 600:037, 600:050, 600:060, 600:074.

Required: history of art distribution.....9 hours

Required: B.F.A. courses

  B.F.A. portfolio admission review

  600:192 B.F.A. Seminar: Critical Issues in Contemporary Art.....3 hours

  600:194.....3 hours

  600:189 B.F.A. exhibition.....0 hours

Required: courses in studio concentration

  Five courses in studio concentration.....15 hours

  600:196 B.F.A. Project I (in area of studio concentration).....3 hours

  600:197 B.F.A. Project II (in area of studio concentration).....3 hours

Art electives.....12 hours

  Courses chosen from studio, art history, or art education. Courses used in other categories cannot count toward these hours.

78 hours


As a graduation requirement, each B.F.A. candidate must complete a concentration of no less than 21 semester hours in any one of the following studio areas: ceramics, drawing (excluding Drawing I and Drawing II), graphic design, jewelry/metals, painting, performance art, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

The B.F.A. Exhibition (600:189) serves as the exit requirement for this degree program.