Studio Art, B.F.A.

Requirements for a Major in Studio Art

Eighty-one semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
ART 1310Drawing I 13
ART 1311Drawing II 13
ART 13142D Design 13
ART 13163D Design 13
ART 2310Figure Drawing I 13
ARTH 2302Survey of Western Art I 13
ARTH 2303Survey of Western Art II 13
Art History
Nine semester hours of ARTH courses9
Concentrations
Fifty-one semester hours, as specified, in one of the following concentrations:51
Additional Requirement
Candidates admitted to the BFA program must have a 3.0 GPA in all ART and ARTH courses in order to graduate with the BFA.
Total Hours81
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After completion of ART 1310 Drawing I, ART 1311 Drawing II, ART 1314 2D Design, ART 1316 3D Design, and ARTH 2302 Survey of Western Art I or ARTH 2303 Survey of Western Art II, usually in the second semester, students must formally apply for admission to the BFA.  To be considered for admission, students must have a 3.0 average GPA in all ART courses and should submit a portfolio of 12 works, composed of three pieces each from ART 1310 Drawing I, ART 1311 Drawing II, ART 1314 2D Design, and ART 1316 3D Design.  The work will be judged by a committee of faculty in the Department of Art and Art History.  If the work is judged to be of sufficient quality and the GPA requirement is met, students will be admitted as candidates for the BFA.  If the student work is insufficient, or the GPA is insufficient, the student may receive a one semester deferral to address weaknesses noted.  If the work is judged insufficient a second time, no further applications may be made and the student will remain in the BA program in Studio Art.  Candidates admitted to the BFA program must have a 3.0 GPA in all ART courses in order to graduate with the BFA.