Art B.A. with a Concentration in Studio Art

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

Primary concentration requires 12 hours in one area chosen from ceramics, drawing, visual design, painting, photography, printmaking or sculpture.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
ARTS 1919C Studio Foundation I (Sp, Fa)9  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
ARTS 1929C Studio Foundation II (Sp, Fa)  9
University/State Core U.S. history or American National Government  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration I1, 23  
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)
3  
University/state core humanities or fine arts requirement (as needed)3  
Science University/state core lecture w/ corequisite lab requirement4  
Approved non-Art Elective3  
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration II1,2  3
ARTS Secondary Studio Concentration I1, 2  3
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)
  3
(as needed)
University/State Core Humanities or Fine Arts Requirement (as needed)  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration III1,23  
ARTS Secondary Studio Concentration II1, 23  
Upper Level ARHS Group 1 or 2 (below)1,23  
University/State Core Social Science Requirement3  
3000+ General Elective13  
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration IV1, 2  3
ARHS Upper Level Group 1 or 2 (below, as needed)1,2  3
University/state core social science requirement  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives   3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (Sp, Fa) (in the student's area of concentration OR)3  
Advanced Level Elective1
University/State Core Social Science Requirement3  
Approved non-Art Elective3  
General Electives6  
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (Sp, Fa) (in the student's area of concentration OR)  3
Advanced Level Elective as needed1
Science University/State Core Lecture w/ Corequisite Lab Requirement  4
Advanced Level Electives (as needed to meet 40-hr rule) or  7
General Electives
Year Total: 15 14
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.

Upper Level ARHS Group 1
Select one of the following:3
Pre-Columbian Art (Irregular)
Artists of New Spain (Irregular)
Saint Peter's and the Vatican (Irregular)
Medieval Architecture (Irregular)
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture (Irregular)
Ancient Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2913)
Medieval Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2913)
Italian Renaissance Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
Northern Renaissance Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
Baroque Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
Special Topics in Art History (Irregular) ((ARHS 2913 or ARHS 2923))
Upper Level ARHS Group 2
Select one of the following:3
Seminar in Critical Theory (Sp)
The History of Photography (Irregular)
History of Graphic Design (Irregular) ((ARHS 2923))
18th and 19th Century European Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
20th Century European Art (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
American Art to 1860 (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
American Art 1860-1960 (Irregular) (ARHS 2923)
Contemporary Art (Fa) ((ARHS 2923 and ARHS 4923))
Special Topics in Modern Art (Irregular) ((ARHS 2923))
Students may take ARHS 4973 Seminar in Art History to fulfill an ARHS requirement, but designation as Group 1 or 2 will depend on the topic of the specific seminar taken.