Art B.F.A. (Concentration in 2D Studio: Drawing, Painting, Print/Paper/Book Arts)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

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

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
ART   1010Drawing I 3
ART   10202D Art and Design Foundations3
ART   10303D Art and Design Foundations3
ART   1132Digital Art and Design Foundations3
ARTH   2531Art History I 3
ARTH   2532Art History II 3
Major Requirements
Select 9 credit hours from the following upper division Art History courses:9
Dada and Surrealism
Italian Mannerism
Northern Renaissance Art
Pre-Colombian Art
Graphic Design Art History
African Art
American Art
Art and Architecture of the Ancient World
Medieval Art
Italian Renaissance Art
Baroque and Rococo Art
19th Century Art
Modern Art
Art History Travel Research
20th Century Art
Contemporary Art
Art History Seminar
Select 18 credit hours from the following Exploratory Studio Art courses (must select (3) courses at the 3000 level or above): 118
Animation I
Advanced Placement Studio
Ceramics: Introduction
Digital Dimensions
Small Metals Design: Fundamentals
Typography I
Visual Thinking in Graphic Design
Photographic Imaging I
Video & Motion Graphics
Drawing IV
Selected Topics in Art
Concentration Studio Art Courses:
ART   1011Drawing II 3
ART   2135Painting: Introduction3
ART   2430Print, Paper, Book Arts: Introduction3
ART   3131Drawing III 3
ART   3132Figure Drawing 3
ART   3137Painting: Intermediate3
ART   3430Print, Paper, Book Arts: Intermediate3
ART   4135Painting: Advanced3
ART   4330Print, Paper, Book Arts: Advanced3
ART   4999BFA Portfolio and Exhibition 3
Select 3 credit hours of Electives3
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all ART designated 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.