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Visual Arts Major

Majors in Visual Arts


Bachelor of Science (BS) - 
63 credits

Required Foundation courses................................15 credits
ARS100 Drawing: Visual Thinking I (3)
ARS101 Drawing: Visual Thinking II (3)
ARS102 Design: Color (3)
ARS103 Design: Form (3)
ARS112 Art Seminar (3)

200/300/400-level studio courses........................30 credits
A combination of basic 200-level studio courses (maximum of four) plus 300- and 400-level studio courses. (The 200-level course prerequisite must be met before any 300- or 400-level course may be taken.) Students are urged to obtain early advice on course selection in order to organize an individual program in the best possible way.

Required cognate courses...................................15 credits
ARH201 Art of the Western World I (3)
ARH202 Art of the Western World II (3)
Any three 300- to 400-level art history or art theory courses (9)

Capstone course.................................................3 credits
ARS491 Creative Art Projects (3)

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - 48 credits

Required Foundation courses..............................15 credits
ARS100 Drawing: Visual Thinking I (3)
ARS101 Drawing: Visual Thinking II (3)
ARS102 Design: Color (3)
ARS103 Design: Form (3)
ARS112 Art Seminar (3)

200/300-level studio courses..............................15 credits
A combination of basic 200-level studio courses plus 300-level studio courses. The 200-level prerequisite must be met before any 300-level course may be taken.

Required cognate courses..................................15 credits
ARH201 Art of the Western World I (3)
ARH202 Art of the Western World II (3)
Any three 300- to 400-level art history or art theory courses (9)

Capstone course.................................................3 credits
ARS491 Creative Art Projects (3)