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Studio Art

Department: Art

Choose from either 2-D, 3-D or Mixed Media Tracks

Foundation Courses, required credits: 15
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 103 Beginning Drawing
3

F  
AR 104 Design and Color
3

F  
AR 107 3-D Design
3
  F  
AR 215 Ceramic Sculpture
3
  F  
AR 110 Survey of Western Art
3
  FI  
2-D Track Courses, required credits: 18-21*
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 200 Beginning Painting
3

F  
AR 300 Intermediate Painting
3
AR 200
F  
AR 400 Advanced Painting
3
AR 200 & AR 300
F  
AR 303 Intermediate Drawing
3
AR 103 or AR 208
F  
AR 403 Advanced Drawing
3
AR 303
F  
AR 208 Beginning Photography
3
  F  
AR 308 Intermediate Photography
3
AR 208 F  
3-D Track Courses, required credits: 18
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 125 Explorations in Clay
3

F  
AR 225 Wheel Throwing
3
  F  
AR 305 Intermediate Ceramics
3
AR 125, AR 215 or AR 225
F  
AR 405 Advanced Ceramics
3
AR 305
F  
AR 211 The Art of Bookmaking
3

F  
AR 117 Introduction to Sculpture
3
  F  

*2-D studio art students are required to take twelve credits of advanced courses (at the 300-400 level) in at least two of the following areas: Drawing, Painting, and/or Photography.

Mixed Media Track Courses, required credits: 18

*Mixed Media students are required to take eighteen credits total from the above 2-D and 3-D track courses. At least twelve of these eighteen credits must be advanced courses (at the 300-400 level) in two or more of the five areas: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture.

Digital Arts Courses, select one or two required credits: 3-6
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 204 Digital Art I
3
  F  
AR 203 Digital Photography I
3
  F  
Advanced Art History Course, required credits: 3
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 329
or
AR 330
Early Modern Art

Modern to Contemporary Art
3

3
AR 110

AR 110
FI

FI


CA
Additional Advanced Art History Courses, required 6-12 credits, select 2 to 4 from the list below:
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 301 African-American Art
3
  FI CW, CA
AR 340 Philosophy of Art
3
AR 110 FH  
AR 309 Italian Renaissance Art
3
AR 110
FI CW
AR 310 Baroque to Enlightenment
3
AR 110
FI  
AR 311 Ancient Art & Architecture
3
AR 110 FI  
AR 312 Medieval Art & Architecture
3
AR 110 F  
AR 315 Women in Art
3
AR 110 FI CS, CA
AR 316 19th Century Art
3
AR 110 FI CS
AR 318 American Art
3
AR 110 F  
AR 322 Modern Architecture
3
AR 110 FI CS
AR 390 Museum Studies
3
AR 110 FS  
AR 392 Museum Education
3
AR 110 F CS
Senior Year Capstone Course, required credits: 3-6*
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 451 Capstone in 2-D Studio Arts
(fall semester)
3
  F  
AR 452 Capstone in 2-D Studio Arts (spring semester)
3

F  
AR 453 Capstone in 3-D Studio Arts
(fall semester)
3
  F  
AR 454 Capstone in 3-D Studio Arts (spring semester)
3
  F  

*All senior studio art students are required to take one capstone course reflecting the emphasis in their chosen track, during either the fall or spring semester. A second capstone course may be taken with permission from the instructor.

Students may also supplement their studio POEs with the following courses, providing the total number of credits in the POE does not exceed 63:

Total credits 48-63

AR 199, Special Topics (variable; 1-4 credits)
AR 299, Special Topics (variable; 1-4 credits)
AR 399, Special Topics (variable; 1-4 credits)

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updated 6.12