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Suggested Course Sequence

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ART - 121 hours required for graduation

GENERAL EDUCATION - 50 to 52 hours
Math Requirement: MATH 111

MAJOR - 46 hours
Art 103, 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 217, 410 and 475. Six additional hours in
art history from ART 202, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 350, 411, 450, 451.

One course from ART 209, 214 or 252.

Two courses from area of specialization: art history, ceramics, digital photography, drawing, graphic design, painting,
photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

COGNATES* - 12 hours
Six sequential hours  of the same modern foreign language, three hours of philosophy (PHIL 201) and three hours from Communications (COMM 241 or 343).

ELECTIVES* - to bring total to 121 hours
*May also satisfy General Education Requirements.

MINOR IN ART HISTORY - 15 hours
ART 204 and 205; choose three courses from the following: ART 202, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 350,
411, 450, and 451.

MINOR IN ART - 15 hours
ART 103 and 201; 204 or 205; choose one course from the following: ART 214, 217 or 252; choose one course from
the following: ART 203, 206, 207, 208 and 209.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE - ART

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

1st Semester                                                                                                                                                    2nd Semester

ARH 101...............................................1                                                             G ED Soc. Struct. ......................................3
MATH 111.............................................3                                                              ENGL 102...................................................3
ENGL 101..............................................3                                                             G ED 100....................................................3
COMM 100............................................3                                                              ENGL 150...................................................3
ART 103.................................................3                                                             G ED Fine Arts Elective............................3
G ED Fine Arts Elective.......................3                                                                                                                   TOTAL 15
                                                 TOTAL 16

 

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SOPHOMORE YEAR


1st Semester                                                                                                                                                     2nd Semester

ART 201.................................................3                                                             GE Am. Trad.............................................3
ART 204*................................................3                                                            ART 205*....................................................3
HIST 201* OR elective..........................3                                                            HIST 202* or Elective.................................3
*Due to their compatible content we recommend combining Hist 201 with Art 204, OR History 202 with Art 205
GE 200....................................................3                                                            G ED Nat. Sci......................................... 3-4
ART 217.................................................3                                                            ART 203........................................................3
                                                 TOTAL 15                                                                                                              TOTAL 15‐16

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JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Semester                                                                                                                                                     2nd Semester

Cognate for. Lang. ...............................3                                                                Cognate for. Lang. ...................................3
G ED Nat. Sci. .................................. 3-4                                                                 PHIL 201....................................................3
ART 209, 230 or 214..............................3                                                                ART 207......................................................3
ART 206 ................................................3                                                                 ART 208......................................................3
Elective...................................................3                                                                ART Hist. elective.....................................3
                                             TOTAL 15-16                                                                                                                      TOTAL 15

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SENIOR YEAR


1st Semester                                                                                                                                                     2nd Semester

ART 410.................................................3                                                                  HHP 122 or 157.........................................2
ART Hist. Elective................................3                                                                   ART Specialization...................................3
ART Specialization...............................3                                                                  ART 475......................................................1
COMM 241 or 343..................................3                                                                 Elective.......................................................3
Elective...................................................3                                                                 Electives................................................. 3-5
                                                  TOTAL 15                                                                                                                TOTAL 13–15

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