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Bachelor of Arts in Art Degree

Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Art complete 38-41 semester hours of general education requirements, including PHIL 330 Ethics; and three hours of a Multicultural requirement. Courses from this list are noted in the major requirements below with an asterisk); and six hours of a foreign language requirement, in addition to the following specific requirements:

Degree Requirements


A minimum of 48 semester hours in art.

48 sem. hrs


Foreign Language Requirement

6 sem. hrs


Multicultural Requirement

3 sem. hrs

  (Courses from this list are noted in the major requirements below with an asterisk.)


Core requirements: 33 of the 48 semester hours in the following specific courses: (All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.)

48 hrs

  ARTS 111View Syllabus Art and Ideas I* 3 hrs
  ARTS 112View Syllabus Art and Ideas II 3 hrs
  ARTS 120View Syllabus Drawing I 3 hrs
  ARTS 130View Syllabus Painting I 3 hrs
  ARTS 140View Syllabus 2-Dimensional Design 3 hrs
  ARTS 141View Syllabus 3-Dimensional Design 3 hrs
  ARTS 222View Syllabus Drawing II 3 hrs
  ARTS 232View Syllabus Painting II (not required for students majoring in Graphic Design) 3 hrs
  ARTS 496View Syllabus Senior Portfolio 3 hrs
  ARTS Syllabus Not Available Art History Courses (courses must be upper-level if majoring in Graphic Design) 6 hrs


Twelve semester hours in elective art courses, at least 6 of which must be upper-level.


Selection of one of the following courses: ARTS 271 Ceramics I or ARTS 292 Jewelry I


Completion of a final evaluation by satisfactorily passing ARTS 496 Senior Portfolio, a course designed to assess the outcomes of the major

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