Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Ceramics)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

78 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (120 semester credit hours)

Students must make a C or above in all art degree courses.

Degree Course Requirements (78 semester credit hours)

ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ART 1503Introduction to Painting3
or ART 3713 Painting-Watercolor
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive3
or ART 2513 History of Art-Medieval
or ART 3503 History of Art: Renaissance
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 2823Ceramics: Handbuilding3
ART 3343Women in the Visual Arts3
or ART 3053 Global Perspectives in Art
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century3
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century3
ART 4613Printmaking3
Art Studio Course Elective3
ART 4993Exhibition3
Ceramics Concentration Courses
ART 2833Ceramics: Throwing I3
ART 3803Ceramics: Form I3
ART 3613Ceramics: Surface I3
ART 3833Ceramics: Throwing II3
ART 3833Ceramics: Throwing II3
ART 4803Ceramics: Form II3
ART 4813Ceramics: Surface II3
ART 4813Ceramics: Surface II3
ART 3863Ceramic Topics3
Total Semester Credit Hours78

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Ceramics) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
Select three semester credit hours from the following:3
History of Art-Ancient and Primitive 
History of Art-Medieval 
History of Art: Renaissance 
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
ART 2833Ceramics: Throwing I3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century3
ART 1503 or 3713Introduction to Painting3
ART 3613Ceramics: Surface I3
ART 2823Ceramics: Handbuilding3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century3
ART 3803Ceramics: Form I3
ART 3833Ceramics: Throwing II3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 4613Printmaking3
ART 4813Ceramics: Surface II3
ART 3833Ceramics: Throwing II3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4803Ceramics: Form II3
ART 3863Ceramic Topics3
ART Studio Course Elective3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 4993Exhibition3
ART 3053 or 3343 (ART 3053 [GP])Global Perspectives in Art3
ART 4813Ceramics: Surface II3
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.