Bachelor of Arts in Art (Studio Art)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 78 sch  

ART.BA           CIP Code: 50.0701.00

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

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

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 2303Figure Drawing3
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 2823Ceramics: Handbuilding3
or ART 2833 Ceramics: Throwing I
ART 3343Women in the Visual Arts (ART 3053 satisfies GP graduation requirement)3
or ART 3053 Global Perspectives in Art
ART 3503History of Art: Renaissance3
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century3
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century3
ART 4613Printmaking3
ART 3000/4000 Studio Course Elective3
Studio Art Concentration Courses
ART 2000/3000/4000 Studio Course9
ART 3000/4000 Studio Course15
Total Semester Credit Hours78

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design ARTS 13113
ART 1303Basic Drawing ARTS 13163
ART 1603Introduction to Photography 3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design ARTS 13123
ART 1313Drawing II ARTS 13173
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art 3
ART 2753Sculpture I ARTS 23263
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive 3
ART 2303Figure Drawing ARTS 23233
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century 3
ART 1503 or 3713Introduction to Painting ( ARTS 2316) or ( ARTS 2366)3
ART 2823 or 2833Ceramics: Handbuilding ( ARTS 2346) or ( ARTS 2347)3
ART 2000/3000/4000 Concentration Course3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century 3
ART 2000/3000/4000 Concentration Course3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 4613Printmaking 3
ART 3503History of Art: Renaissance 3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art 3
ART 2000/3000/4000 Concentration Course3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 3053 or 3343 (ART 3053 GP)Global Perspectives in Art 3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
ART 3000/4000 Concentration Course3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.