B.F.A. 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.

Focused Study Studio requires 18 hours in one area chosen from ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking or sculpture.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS 1919C Studio Foundation I9  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1203
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives1  
ARTS 1929C Studio Foundation II  9
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Social Science University/State Core requirement  3
Apply for B.F.A. Studio Art Degree Program: Must be accepted to continue the B.F.A. in Studio Art.
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Focused Study Studio 1 3  
ARTS Elective 13  
ARTS Elective 23  
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003)*
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103)
3  
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab Requirement4  
ARTS Focused Study Studio 21,2  3
ARTS Elective 3  3
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (as needed)*
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103)
  3
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab Requirement  4
Year Total: 16 13
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Focused Study Studio 3 1,23  
ARTS Elective 43  
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art or ARHS Art History Upper Level1,23  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103)3  
General Elective3  
ARTS Focused Study Studio 41,2  3
ARTS Elective 5  3
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art or ARHS Art History Upper Level1,2  3
Social Science University/state core requirement  3
U.S. History University/state core requirement  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Focused Study Studio 51,23  
ARTS Elective 63  
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art (ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art or ARHS Art History Upper Level)1, 23  
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (in Focused Study (Sp, Fa) or General Elective)1,23  
Social Science University/State core requirement3  
ARTS Focused Study Studio 61,2  3
ARTS Elective 7  3
ARTS Elective Upper Level (may be in Focused Study)1,2  3
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (in Focused Study (Sp, Fa) or General Elective)1,2  3
PHIL 4403 Philosophy of Art (or ARHS Art History Upper Level)1,2  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120