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2008-2009 College Catalog 
    
2008-2009 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Major, B.F.A.


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Studio Art Concentrations:


Total, Foundation Requirements: 18


Note:


Foundation courses are prerequisites for courses within the studio concentration. Check each course description for specific prerequisites or corequisites.

Total: 9


Notes:


A letter grade of “C” or better is required in each foundation course, each of the courses listed above, and each course specifically required for a concentration.

Students must choose one of the following areas of concentration: ceramics, communication design, digital art, drawing, jewelry design and metalsmithing, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture. (The art education concentration is listed separately.)

Please see the sections below for concentration-specific requirements.

Totals:


Courses for the Concentration 51
Total for the Major 78
General Studies 33
Electives 9
Total for the Degree 120

Additional Information:


A minimum of 33 upper-division art hours required, 40 upper-division hours total for the degree.

A minor is optional for art majors.

ARTH 3300 may be taken for the multicultural requirement. It is required for some concentrations.

Ceramics Concentration:


Ceramics students must take ART 1541 Drawing II as part of their foundation coursework.

Total: 33


Electives:


Choose 18 hours art or art history electives.

Note:


Ceramics students may apply IND 1470 Perspective Drawing to their art or art history electives.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Communication Design Concentration:


Communication Design students must take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foundation course. Students must have a suitable laptop computer before proceeding with ART 3225 and subsequent courses. See advisor for specifications.

Total: 39


Electives:


Choose 12 hours art or art history electives.

Note:


Some recommendations for electives include ART 3980 Cooperative Education Internship, ART 4222 Dimensional Design, ART 4223 Community-Based Design, ART 4327 Illustration II, ART 4842 Directed Studies in Communication Design, and courses in photography, digital art, and printmaking.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Digital Art Concentration:


Digital Art students must take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foundation course.

Total: 30


Choose a sequence of three courses from any other studio concentration:


Electives:


Choose 12 hours art or art history electives.

Recommended:


ART 3980 Cooperative Education Internship, ART 4601 Installation Art, ART 4843 Directed Studies in Digital Art.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Drawing Concentration:


Drawing students must take ART 1541 Drawing II as a foundation course.

The following courses are required for the concentration:


Choose 15 hours from:


painting and printmaking.

Choose 3 hours from:


sculpture, ceramics, or jewelry design and metalsmithing.

Electives:


Choose 9 hours art or art history electives.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing Concentration:


Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing students may take IND 1470 Perspective Drawing or ART 1541 Drawing II as part of their foundation coursework.

Painting Concentration:


Painting students must take ART 1541 Drawing II as a foundation course.

Total: 21


Choose 15 hours from:


drawing, life drawing, figure painting, printmaking and watermedia.

Electives:


Choose 15 hours art or art history electives.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Photography Concentration:


Photography students must take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foundation course.

Total: 30


Choose a sequence of:


three courses from any other studio concentration.

Electives:


Choose 12 hours art or art history electives.

Suggestions:


ART 3980 Cooperative Education Internship, ART 4873 Photography Assistantship.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Printmaking Concentration:


Printmaking students must take both ART 1541 Drawing II and ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design. ART 1531 will be counted in the concentration.

The following courses are required for the concentration:


Choose 3 hours from:


sculpture, ceramics, or jewelry design and metalsmithing.

Electives:


Choose 12 hours art or art history electives.

Total for the Concentration: 51


Sculpture Concentration:


Sculpture students may take either ART 1541 Drawing II or IND 1470 Perspective Drawing as a foundation course. Students must also take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design which will be counted in the concentration.

Total: 33


Choose a sequence of:


three courses from any other studio concentration.

Electives:


Choose 9 hours art or art history electives.

Recommended:


ART 1300 Introduction to Woodworking, ART 3295 Glassworking, ART 3301 The Artist’s Book, ART 4601 Installation Art, ART 4849 Directed Studies in Sculpture

Total for the Concentration: 51


Art Education Concentration:


Specific General Studies Requirements - see your advisor for details

Note:


Art Education students must take ART 1531 Introduction to Digital Art and Design as a foundation course.

Note:


A letter grade of “C” or better is required in each foundation course, each of the courses listed above, and each course specifically required for an emphasis.

Emphasis area: 12 to 15


Choose an emphasis area from those listed below:

Totals:


Total, Art Education Concentration courses
73 to 76
Total for the Art major with Art Education Concentration
91 to 94
Total for the degree
124 to 127

Notes:


*Student teaching is composed of daily full-time work during 16 weeks, split 8 and 8 weeks between elementary and secondary levels. ART 4703 is dual-listed with EDU 4190; ART 4704 is dual-listed with EDS 4290.

Students must also achieve satisfactory scores on the state licensure examination. See your advisor for more information.

Students seeking teacher licensure should read the teacher licensure sections of this Catalog and stay in regular contact with their advisors.

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