This degree offers you the opportunity to explore several different mediums and discipline areas that will challenge your creative thinking and problem-solving skills. Our program prepares you for a wide variety of creative career tracks which can be complemented by a minor in Theatre or another field.
Completion of requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including general education requirements, 120 credits of acceptable coursework, and at least 42 upper-division credits.
- A minimum of 120 academic (non-PE) semester hours of credit.
- At least 42 academic credits must be upper division (300- to 400- level).
- A cumulative scholastic average of 2.0.
- General education courses must be completed with an average GPA of at least 2.0.
- All general education, major, minor, area of concentration, or teacher licensure requirements must be satisfied.
- All students must demonstrate writing proficiency by the end of the sophomore year.
- No D grade may apply to a major or minor field.
A. Required Studio Core (18 Credits):
- AR 206: Studio I (3 hours)
- AR 207: Studio II (3 hours)
- AR 208: Drawing (3 hours)
- AR 209: Beginning Drawing II (3 hours)
- AR 281: Beginning Digital Photography (3 hours)
- AR 498: Professional Practice (3 hours)
B. Required Art History & Theory Core (12 Credits)
- AR 105: Introduction to Art Criticism (3 hours)
- AR 305: Art Theory (3 hours) FALL ONLY
- AR 364: History of Art (3 hours)
- AR 365: History of Art (3 hours)
C. Plus 6 hours from the following (2D Electives):
- AR 220: Painting (3 hours)
- AR 260: Beginning Printmaking I (3 hours) OR
- AR 261: Beginning Printmaking II (3 hours)
- AR 280: Beginning B&W Photography (3 hours)
D. Plus 6 hours from the following (3D Electives):
- AR 252: Beginning Sculpture (3 hours)
- AR 253: Ceramics: Handbuilding (3 hours)
- AR 3XX: 3D Material Studies Rotator (3 hours)
E. Plus 3 hours from the following:
- AR 202: InDesign (3 hours)
- AR 306: Illustrator (3 hours)
- AR 310: Photoshop (3 hours)
F. Complete one or more 12-hour area of emphasis in one of the following areas:
- Art History
- Graphic Design
- 3D Material Studies