2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Art (BA)

 

43-49 credits

Art history concentration, 43 credits

Total Credit Hours:43

Required Courses

AHS 101Introduction to Art History: Global Traditions

3

AHS 102Introduction to Art History: The Modern and Contemporary World

3

AHS 201Art Criticism and Meaning

3

ART 100Art Orientation

1

3 credits from Asian, African, Islamic, Latin American

AHS 281Mexican Art

3

AHS 285African Art

3

AHS 290Asian Art

3

AHS 295Islamic Art

3

AHS 302Special Topics in Art History: Asian, African, Islamic, or Latin American

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from Ancient to Early Modern Europe

AHS 230Ancient Art

3

AHS 241Gothic Art

3

AHS 251Italian Renaissance Art

3

AHS 252Baroque and Rococo Art

3

AHS 303Special Topics in Art History: Ancient to Early Modern Europe

3

Total Credit Hours:3

3 credits from Modern and Contemporary

AHS 220Art in the United States

3

AHS 253Neoclassicism and Romanticism

3

AHS 255Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

3

AHS 261Modern Art

3

AHS 263Contemporary Art

3

AHS 264Film Analysis

3

AHS 265Feminist Art History

3

AHS 275History of Photography

3

AHS 304Special Topics in History of Art: American, Modern, and Contemporary

3

AHS 310History of Visual Communication

3

AHS 311History of Three-Dimensional Design

3

Total Credit Hours:3

6 credits from 200-, 300-, and 400-level AHS courses

Total Credit Hours:6

3 credits research support elective

A course in art history (200/300/400-level), studio art (not non-major classes), or another related discipline like psychology, history, women’s studies, etc. that supports the student’s research interests. If the course is outside the School of Art, it must be approved by art history faculty.

Total Credit Hours:3

6 credits from 400-level AHS courses

AHS 450Art Museum Theory and Practice

3

AHS 455Seminar in Art History

3

AHS 456Capstone Seminar in Art History

3

AHS 480Art History Senior Thesis

3

Total Credit Hours:6

9 credits from art studio electives

Total Credit Hours:9

Studio art concentration, 49 credits

Total Credit Hours:49

Required Courses

ADS 1012D Foundations Studio

3

ADS 1023D Foundations Studio

3

ADS 1034D Foundations Studio

3

AFA 101Drawing Studio

3

AHS 101Introduction to Art History: Global Traditions

3

AHS 102Introduction to Art History: The Modern and Contemporary World

3

ART 100Art Orientation

1

ART 200Introduction to Computer Art

3

3 credits from

ACR 418Ceramics: Senior Project

3

ACR 428Metals: Senior Project

3

ACR 438Glass: Senior Project

3

AFA 487Drawing: Senior Project

3

AFA 489Painting: Senior Project

3

AFA 491Sculpture: Senior Project

3

AFA 493Printmaking: Senior Project

3

ART 480Senior Project in Photography and Intermedia Art

3

Total Credit Hours:3

12 credits from single area of emphasis as approved by the department.

Areas include: ceramics, drawing, glass, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

Total Credit Hours:12

6 credits from 200-, 300-, and 400-level AHS courses

Total Credit Hours:6

6 credits from art studio electives

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 43-49

AHS 101 satisfies the fine arts distribution requirement in the University Core Curriculum. This program leads to a BA degree (see Academic Programs for degree outline).