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)
ARTD 101 2-D Design Principles (3)
or
ARTD 103 Art & Design Foundations (3)
All of the following:
ARTD 201 3-D Design Principles (3)
ARTD 321 Contemporary Art Practices I (3)
ARTD 450 Portfolio Development (3)
ARTD 451 Art & Design Seminar (3)
ARTD 452 Visual Arts Thesis (1)

Art History Core Courses (9 semester hours from the following)
ARTD 202 Art & Culture Travel Studies (3)
ARTD 257 Ancient, Medieval, Non-European Art History (3)
ARTD 258 Renaissance to Modern Art History (3)
ARTD 259 Art Now (3)*
ARTD 359 20th Century Art (3)
ARTD 360 Film and Photography Visual Culture (3)*
ARTD 361 Comics and Graphic Novels: A Seminar (3)*

*Writing Intensive – One of these courses must be taken

Required courses for concentration (15 semester hours)
ARTD 151 Introduction to Drawing (3)
ARTD 152 Introduction to Painting (3)
ARTD 297 Introduction to Individual Studio Projects (3)
ARTD 412 Contemporary Practices 2 (3)
ARTD 497 Individual Studio Projects (3)

Select 12 hours from the following:
ARTD 153 Introduction to Cartooning (3)
ARTD 194 Topics in Art & Design (3)
ARTD 202 Art and Culture Travel Studies (1-3)
ARTD 250 Screen Printing (3)
ARTD 251 Intermediate Drawing (3)
ARTD 252 Intermediate Painting (3)
ARTD 253 Ceramics (3)
ARTD 254 Figure Drawing (3)
ARTD 255 Introduction to Cartooning (3)
ARTD 301 Advanced Drawing (1-3)
ARTD 302 Advanced Painting (1-3)
ARTD 311 Digital Art (3)
ARTD 319 Color Photography (3)
ARTD 322 Sculpture (3)
ARTD 323 Installation Art (3)
ARTD 324 Performance Art (3)
ARTD 354 Ceramics II (3)
ARTD 360 Film and Photo Visual Culture (3)
ARTD 413 The Photobook (3)
ARTD 492 Topics in Photography (1-3)
ARTD 494 Topics in Art (1-4)
ARTD 495 Directed Study (1-3)
ARTD 496 Independent Study (1-3)
ARTD 498 Art & Design Internship (1-15)

 

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