Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog Program: Art, B.S. (E, A) Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Art, B.S. (E, A)

The B.S. in Art, with a concentration in Studio Art, has several pathways and is intended for students who are interested in art but who do not plan on pursuing a career as a professional artist. The goal of this degree is to prepare students to pursue either graduate work or career opportunities in art-related disciplines where the B.F.A. degree and/or educational licensure is not required. These areas might include material cultural studies, forensic arts, art therapy, recreational use of art in extracurricular educational settings, or marketing and business.

REAL Curriculum

This major fulfills the E and A areas of the REAL Curriculum.  The foundations expressive core, followed by upper level art studios, prepares students to use and interpret the language, tools, and media of artistic expression. The art history core provides experience in the cultural and behavioral analysis of developments in art across history and cultures. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the R and L areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.

REAL Foundational Requirements

Foundational Writing (3 credits)

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENGL 111 - Principles of College Composition (GE)

Foundational Math (3 credits)

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MATH 100 - Quantitative Reasoning (GE)
MATH 121 - Math Content for Teachers I (GE)
MATH 125 - Precalculus I (GE)

REAL Cornerstone Requirements

Writing Intensive (WI) Courses (6 credits)

Writing Intensive courses are denoted below with a (WI). Two writing intensive courses are required to graduate, with at least one at the 300- or 400-level.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Bachelor of Science concentration in Studio Art includes 21 general education credits.

Major Requirements (51-55 credits)

B.S. Degree Requirements (6-10 credits)

Any College of Visual and Performing Arts course chosen in consultation with an advisor, except an art course.

Required Courses (45 credits)

Foundations (21 credits)

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 101 - First Year Experience
ARTS 101 - 2-Dimensional Art Foundations (GE)
ARTS 102 - 3-Dimensional Art Foundations (GE)
ARTS 111 - Drawing I
ART 215 - Art History Survey: Prehistory to Gothic (GE)
ART 216 - Art History Survey: Renaissance to Contemporary (GE)
ARTH 316 - Art Outside the Western Tradition
ARTH 420 - Twentieth Century Art (WI)

Pre-Modern Art History (3)

 Choose one of the following:

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ARTH 410 - Ancient/Classical Art (WI)
ARTH 411 - Medieval Art (WI)
ARTH 412 - Renaissance Art (WI)
ARTH 413 - Baroque and Rococo Art
ARTH 414 - Special Topics in Pre-Modern Art History.

Studio Requirements (21 credits)

21 credit hours at 200 level or above in ARTS or ARTG.

Additional Degree Requirements

Students must receive a C or better in any course that counts toward the major. ARTH 316, ARTH 414, and ARTH 431 may be taken more than once with a different topic.

Open Credit Hours (65-69 credits)

These credits can be used to fulfill additional courses, majors, minors, and/or REAL Curriculum requirements, including Foundational Writing and Foundational Math.

Total Credits Needed for Degree 120