Art B.A. (Concentration in Studio Art)

Degree Requirements: 126 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
Area A1 - Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum6
Area A2 - Quantitative Skills
Select 3 credit hours from Area A2 of the Core Curriculum3
Area B - Global Engagement
Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum4
Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
Select 6 credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum6
Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
Select 11 credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum11
Area E - Social Sciences
Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum12
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
ART   1010Drawing I3
ART   10202D Art and Design Foundations 3
ART   10303D Art and Design Foundations 3
ART   1132Digital Art and Design Foundations3
ARTH   2531Art History I3
ARTH   2532Art History II3
Health and Physical Education Activities
HLTH   1520Healthful Living2
Physical Education Activities2
FYE   1220First-Year Seminar2
Major Requirements
Select 9 credit hours from the following upper division Art History courses:9
Modern Art History
Dada and Surrealism Art History
Italian Mannerism Art History
Northern Renaissance Art History
Pre-Colombian Art History
Graphic Design Art History
African Art History
African American Art History
American Art History
Art and Architecture of the Ancient World
Medieval Art History
Italian Renaissance Art History
Baroque and Rococo Art History
19th Century Art History
Art History Travel Research
20th Century Art History
Contemporary Art History
Art History Seminar
Select 21 credit hours from the following Exploratory Studio Art courses:21
Drawing II
Animation I
Advanced Placement Studio
Painting: Introduction
Ceramics: Introduction
Computer Graphics
Digital Dimensions
Small Metals Design: Fundamentals
Typography I
Visual Thinking in Graphic Design
Photographic Imaging I
Print, Paper, Book Arts: Introduction
Animation II
Drawing III
Figure Drawing
Photograhic Imaging II
Photograhic Imaging III
Selected Topics in Art
*Other exploratory studio ART courses available with advisor consent.
Required Capstone Course3
Capstone in Studio Art
Minor - Required
Select 15 credit hours of Minor courses15
Foreign Language
Select 0-6 credit hours of Foreign Language0-6
Select 6-12 credit hours of Electives6-12
Total Credit Hours126

Program Requirements

  • Must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all ART courses.
  • Must successfully complete prerequisites for courses and take courses in proper sequence.


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.