Art & Design – Studio Art Concentration

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Art & Design – Studio Art Concentration

This Art & Design concentration develops fundamental to advanced skills in traditional fine arts to contemporary art practices. Students concentrating in this area work with a range of media (e.g., painting, screen printing, and sculpture) and address current trends in contemporary art criticism and theory.

Total Hours: 52 semester hours

Required Core Courses (16 semester hours)
2-D Design Principles (3)
or
Art & Design Foundations (3)
All of the following:
3-D Design Principles (3)
Contemporary Art Practices I (3)
Portfolio Development (3)
Art & Design Seminar (3)
Visual Arts Thesis (1)

Art History Core Courses (9 semester hours from the following)
Art & Culture Travel Studies (3)
Ancients, Medieval, Non-European Art History (3)
Renaissance to Modern Art History (3)
Art Now (3)*
20th Century Art (3)
Film and Photography Visual Culture (3)*
Comics and Graphic Novels: A Seminar (3)*

*Writing Intensive – One of these courses must be taken

Required courses for concentration (15 semester hours)
Introduction to Drawing (3)
Introduction to Painting (3)
Introduction to Individual Studio Projects (3)
Contemporary Practices 2 (3)
Individual Studio Projects (3)

Select 12 hours from the following:
Introduction to Cartooning (3)
Topics in Art & Design (3)
Art and Culture Travel Studies (1-3)
Screen Printing (3)
Intermediate Drawing (3)
Intermediate Painting (3)
Ceramics (3)
Figure Drawing (3)
Introduction to Cartooning (3)
Advanced Drawing (1-3)
Advanced Painting (1-3)
Digital Art (3)
Color Photography (3)
Sculpture (3)
Installation Art (3)
Performance Art (3)
Ceramics II (3)
Film and Photo Visual Culture (3)
The Photobook (3)
Topics in Photography (1-3)
Topics in Art (1-4)
Directed Study (1-3)
Independent Study (1-3)
Art & Design Internship (1-15)

 

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