Art B.F.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 18 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 (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa) ((or higher level mathematics))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
Social Science University/State Core requirement  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Arts Primary Studio Concentration 1 3  
ARTS Elective Area 13  
ARTS Elective Area 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  
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab Requirement4  
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ARTS Elective Area 3  3
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 21,2  3
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa) (as needed)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)
  3
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab Requirement  4
General Electives  1
Year Total: 16 14
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 3 1,23  
ARTS Elective Area 43  
ARHS Art History Upper Level or ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art1,23  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
General Elective3  
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 41,2  3
ARTS Elective Area 5  3
ARHS Art History Upper Level or ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art (as needed)1,2  3
Social Science University/state core requirement  3
U.S. History University/state core requirement  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Concentration 51,23  
ARTS Elective Area 63  
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art (Fa) (or Art History upper-level as needed)3  
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (Sp, Fa) (in the student's area of concentration or General Elective)1,23  
Social Science University/State core requirement3  
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 61,2  3
ARTS Elective Area 7  3
ARTS Upper-level Elective (may be in primary area)1,2  3
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (Sp, Fa) (in the student's area of concentration if needed, or General Elective)1,2  3
PHIL 4403 Philosophy of Art (Sp)1,2  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
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.