Begin Date: Summer Session 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 1999
PROFESSOR JAMES STEPHENSON, in charge
The B.A. degree in art provides a comprehensive liberal education coupled with professional resident instruction in art. Depending on each student's objectives and course choices, this degree provides preparation for a professional career, a foundation for graduate studies, or a liberal arts education in art. Each student must elect an area of concentration from one of the following: ceramic arts, drawing and painting, graphic design, metals, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.
For a B.A. degree in Art, a minimum of 124 credits is required.
ART MINOR: Students must select from 12 credits from 100- and 200-level Art courses and an additional 8 credits from 300- and 400-level Art courses for a total of 20 credits (at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level).
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)
GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)
ELECTIVES: 6 credits
COLLEGE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 48 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
ART 110(3), 111(3), 120(3), 122W(3) (Sem: 1-2)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (12 credits)
Select 12 credits from ART 217(3), 220(3), 223(3), 230(3), 240(3), 250(3), 251(3), 260(3), 270 GA(3), 271(3), 280(3), 290 GA(3), or 291(3) (Sem: 3-8)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (24 credits)
(Include at least 15 credits at the 400 or equivalent level.)
Select 12 credits from ceramics, drawing and painting, graphic design, metals, photography, printmaking, or sculpture (Sem: 3-8)
Select 12 credits in art history (6 of these credits may also be counted toward the General Education Arts requirement) (Sem: 1-8)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
The Pennsylvania State University ©1998
The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1998
Blue Sheet Item #: 26-03-003
Review Date: 6/10/99 (General Education Update)