Art B.F.A. (Concentration in 3D Studio: Ceramics, Small Metals Design, Sculpture)

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
Drawing II
Animation I
Advanced Placement Studio
Painting: Introduction
Typography I
Visual Thinking in Graphic Design
Photographic Imaging I
Print, Paper, Book Arts: Introduction
Figure Drawing
3D Animation
Selected Topics in Art
Concentration Studio Art Courses:
ART   2230Ceramics: Introduction3
ART   2235Digital Dimensions3
ART   2236Small Metals Design: Fundamentals3
ART   3230Ceramics: Intermediate3
ART   3235Materials and Making3
ART   3236Small Metals Design: Intermediate I3
ART   4232Ceramics: Advanced3
ART   4235Hot and Cold Casting3
ART   4236Small Metals Design: Advanced I3
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.