Art B.A. (Concentration in Visual Arts)
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
Students enrolled in the B.A. - ART (Concentration in Visual Arts) degree program explore a variety of art media and art history courses to assist in realization of personal ideas, art making skills and creation of imagery. The degree is oriented toward broad experiences in the visual arts in conjunction with studies in other areas of the humanities, natural and physical sciences, and social sciences. The Art B.A. - (Concentration in Visual Arts) is appropriate for students planning further studies, certifications and/or advanced degrees, including but not limited to programs in art history, architectural history, museum studies, art education, and art therapy.
The campus is located within the city limits of Savannah, Georgia, which inherently provides ample opportunities for art students to broaden their studies by visiting museums, galleries, and numerous businesses that exhibit artwork or historical artifacts. Locally, art receptions and art events take place regularly, providing occasions to extend classroom experiences into the culturally diverse community.
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major|
|ART 1010||Drawing I||3|
|ART 1020||2D Art and Design Foundations||3|
|ART 1030||3D Art and Design Foundations||3|
|ART 1132||Digital Art and Design Foundations||3|
|ARTH 2531||Art History I||3|
|ARTH 2532||Art History II||3|
|Complete the following courses for 39 credit hours:|
|ART 1011||Drawing II||3|
|ARTS 2110||Intro to Graphic Design||3|
|ARTS 2040||Intro to Darkroom Photography||3|
|ART 2135||Painting: Introduction||3|
|ARTS 2400||Introduction to Fibers||3|
|ARTS 3020||Intermediate Painting||3|
|ART 2230||Ceramics: Introduction||3|
|ARTS 3400||Introduction to Printmaking||3|
|ARTS 3700||Figure Sculpture||3|
|or ART 3132||Figure Drawing|
|ARTS 4700||Senior Portfolio||3|
|or ARTS 4710||Senior Seminar|
|ARTS 4740||Senior Exhibition||0|
|ARTH 4531||Contemporary Art||3|
|ARTH 3000+||Elective in Art History||3|
|ART/ARTS/ARTH 3000+||Elective in Studio Art||3|
|Other Course Requirements|
|Select 0-6 credit hours of Foreign Language||0-6|
|Select 15-21 credit hours at the 3000-level or above not taken in Area F or as a Major Requirement||15-21|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
To earn a bachelor’s degree in art, students must complete with a grade of C or better all art courses required in the program of study. To fulfill the prerequisites for any ARTS/ART/ARTH course, students must obtain a grade of C or better in each prerequisite course.
Other Program Requirements
Department Exit Exam.
Every student enrolled in a degree program in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art is advised by an advisor located in the Carroll Building, Room 2244, (912) 478-7740.