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Art (ARBFA) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1998
End Date: Summer Session 2002

Art (ARBFA) - Archive

PROFESSOR CHARLES GAROIAN, in charge

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree requires thorough preparation and is intended to develop a level of competence that will enable persons who wish to pursue professional careers in art to prepare themselves for specialized graduate studies, specialized professional training, and/or immediate participation in creative work.

Students who are enrolled in the B.A. program in art and other students with an art portfolio may apply for entrance into the B.F.A. program no earlier than the second semester and no later than the fourth semester.

There will be a continuous review of portfolio and performance of students enrolled in the B.F.A. program throughout the entire program. Students who do not meet the standards or who do not want to continue in the B.F.A. program may return to the B.A. program in art or choose another program of study.

For the B.F.A. degree in Art, a minimum of 128 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(6 of these credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 6 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 83 credits
(This includes 6 credits of General Education GA courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (18 credits)[1]
ART 110S(3), ART 111(3), ART 120(3), ART 122W(3), ART H 111 GA(3), ART H 112 GA(3) (Sem: 1-2)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)[1]
Select 15 credits at the beginning level from ART 217(3), ART 220(3), ART 223(3), ART 230(3), ART 240(3), ART 250(3), ART 251(3), ART 260(3), ART 270 GA(3), ART 271(3), ART 280(3), ART 290 GA(3), or ART 291(3) (Sem: 3-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (50 credits)
(Include at least 15 credits at the 400 or equivalent level)
Select 44 credits in Art at the 300 or 400 level, 24 of which must be in an area of concentration from the following: ceramics, drawing, graphic design, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture[1] (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6 credits in art history (Sem: 3-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1998

Blue Sheet Item #: 26-03-004

Review Date: 6/19/00 (General Education information updated)

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