Studio Art B.A.

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.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
ARTS 1919C Studio Foundation I9  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
ARTS 1929C Studio Foundation II  9
University/State Core U.S. history or American National Government  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Studio Art Media Category3  
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103)
3  
University/state core humanities or fine arts requirement (as needed)3  
Science University/state core lecture w/ corequisite lab requirement4  
General Elective3  
Studio Art Media Category  3
Studio Art Media Category  3
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103)
  3
University/State Core Humanities or Fine Arts Requirement (as needed)  3
Advanced Level Elective1  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
Studio Art Media Category3  
Studio Art Media Category or advanced elective13  
Upper Level ARHS Group 1 or 2 (below)1,23  
University/State Core Social Science Requirement3  
3000+ General Elective13  
Studio Art Media Category  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
Advanced Level Elective13  
Studio Art Media Category3  
University/State Core Social Science Requirement3  
General Electives6  
Studio Art Media Category or advanced elective  3
Science University/State Core Lecture w/ Corequisite Lab Requirement  4
Advanced Level Electives (as needed to meet 40-hr rule) or General Electives  7
Year Total: 15 14
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
Upper Level ARHS Group 1
Select one of the following:3
Pre-Columbian Art
Artists of New Spain
Saint Peter's and the Vatican
Medieval Architecture
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Ancient Art (ARHS 2913)
Medieval Art (ARHS 2913)
Italian Renaissance Art (ARHS 2923)
Northern Renaissance Art (ARHS 2923)
Baroque Art (ARHS 2923)
Special Topics in Art History ((ARHS 2913 or ARHS 2923))
Upper Level ARHS Group 2
Select one of the following:3
Seminar in Critical Theory
The History of Photography
History of Graphic Design ((ARHS 2923))
18th and 19th Century European Art (ARHS 2923)
20th Century European Art (ARHS 2923)
American Art to 1860 (ARHS 2923)
American Art 1860-1960 (ARHS 2923)
Contemporary Art ((ARHS 2923 and ARHS 4923))
Special Topics in Modern Art ((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.