Graphic Art Concentration, Art, Media, and Design (BA)

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Course Requirements

Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
Six courses (24 credits) required. Choose 6 courses from the list below:24
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
COLOR THEORY AND APPLICATION
INTERMEDIATE DRAWING
BEGINNING PRINTMAKING
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
GRAPHIC ART IN THE PUBLIC REALM
GRAPHIC ART
PRINT MEDIA
ILLUSTRATION

Art History Elective

One course (4 credits) from the following list:

Course Title Quarter Hours
One course (4 credits) from the following list:4
19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN ART
ART FROM 1900-1945
ART FROM 1945 - 1975
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Other HAA course based upon approval of faculty advisor

Electives

Three courses (12 credits):

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select one 200/300 level ART elective4
Select one of the following:4
SCREEN PRINTING
WEB ART & DESIGN I
DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION I
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE (Any section)

Senior Course Requirements

Two courses (8 credits) from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN THE STUDIO (offered Autumn and/or Winter Quarter)
SENIOR STUDIO SEMINAR 1
SENIOR PROJECT STUDIO

Area of Specialty

Choose three courses (12 credits) from one of the following specialties:

Photography Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY
VIDEO ART
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE

Intermedia Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
VIDEO ART
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
INTERMEDIA STUDIO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
WEB ART & DESIGN I
WEB ART & DESIGN II
ANIMATION I

Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
BEGINNING PAINTING
DRAWING SPECIAL TOPICS
FIGURE DRAWING
INTERMEDIATE PAINTING I
PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
BEGINNING PRINTMAKING
ADVANCED DRAWING
ADVANCED PAINTING I
FIGURE PAINTING
ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
FIGURE DRAWING IN CONTEXT
DRAWING PROJECTS

Sculpture Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
THREE DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS
BEGINNING SCULPTURE
INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
BEGINNING FIGURE SCULPTURE
ADVANCED SCULPTURE
ADVANCED FIGURE SCULPTURE
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE (Kinetic Sculpture or other rotational topics)
HON courses with approval of faculty advisor or Chair

Please note: ART 104 is not acceptable for major credit.

Prerequisites may be waived with the permission of the instructor.

Open Electives (32 credits)

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.​