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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Core Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 101DIGITAL FOUNDATIONS4
Select one of the following:4
ART 105
TWO-DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS
GD 105
INTRO TO VISUAL DESIGN
ANI 105
MOTION GRAPHICS FOUNDATIONS
ART 106BEGINNING DRAWING4
Select one of the following:4
ART 113
THREE DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS
ART 114
FOUR DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS

Department Requirements

Students must complete 8 courses (32 credits). *Three must be on the 300-level.

100-level and 200-level (choose up to five courses from the list below)

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 110
BEGINNING PAINTING
ART 113
THREE DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS (If not applied to Core)
ART 114
FOUR DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS (If not applied to Core)
ART 115
BEGINNING SCULPTURE
ART 117
INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING
ART 204
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
ART 205
COLOR THEORY AND APPLICATION
ART 206
INTERMEDIATE DRAWING
ART 209
DRAWING SPECIAL TOPICS
ART 210
INTERMEDIATE PAINTING I
ART 212
WATERCOLOR PAINTING
ART 215
INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
ART 217
ADVANCED THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
ART 218
FIGURE DRAWING
ART 219
BEGINNING FIGURE SCULPTURE
ART 224
BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 225
BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 226
VIDEO ART
ART 227
DIGITAL ART
ART 229
BEGINNING PRINTMAKING
ART 230
ISSUES IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
ART 231
SCREEN PRINTING
ART 245
PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
ART 260
INTERMEDIA STUDIO
ART 264
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
ART 289
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
ART 291
MURAL PAINTING 1
or ART 292
COMMUNITY VIDEO PRODUCTION
ANI 225
MAKING COMICS
GD 200
GRAPHIC DESIGN I

300-level (choose at least three courses from the list below

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 306
ADVANCED DRAWING
ART 309
DIGITAL SCULPTURE
ART 310
ADVANCED PAINTING I
ART 311
ADVANCED PAINTING II
ART 312
FIGURE PAINTING
ART 313
PERFORMANCE/INSTALLATION ART
ART 315
ADVANCED SCULPTURE
ART 316
ADVANCED SCULPTURE II
ART 317
ADVANCED FIGURE SCULPTURE
ART 318
ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING
ART 321
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 323
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 324
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
ART 325
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
ART 326
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
ART 329
ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 328
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 329
ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 331
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING: SCREEN PRINTING
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
ART 334
PORTFOLIO
ART 338
FIGURE DRAWING IN CONTEXT
ART 345
ADVANCED PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
ART 358
GRAPHIC ART
ART 359
PRINT MEDIA
ART 360
ILLUSTRATION
ART 376
DRAWING PROJECTS
ART 377
PHOTOJOURNALISM
ART 382
STUDENTS TEACHING ART IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM 1
or ART 383
SERVICE LEARNING IN THE ARTS INTERNSHIP
or ART 348
GRAPHIC ART IN THE PUBLIC REALM
ART 385
WEB ART & DESIGN I
ART 394
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN THE STUDIO
Or Other Course (with approval of the advisor)

Art, Culture, Theory, Criticism, and History Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two of the following:8
HAA 130
INTRODUCTION TO EUROPEAN ART
HAA 242
ART FROM 1945 - 1975
HAA 265
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 200
ART & ARTISTS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
ART 220
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 395
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE
FILM 233
CINEMA & ART (FORMERLY DC 233)
GD 220
HISTORY OF DESIGN I
ILL 206
HISTORY OF COMICS
ANI 206
HISTORY OF ANIMATION
OR related HAA, CDM, AMD, or Other course based on approval of the advisor

Senior Requirement

Students must complete 1 course (4 credits)

  • ART 393
  • Or other related capstone course offered in the Spring Quarter (with advisor approval)

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours. The Modern Language Requirement (MLR) credits earned can be applied to open electives.​​

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