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Studio Art Major

Check Sheet

Twelve courses are required for the ARTS major.

Introductory Course

  • ARTS 141 Introduction to Drawing

Four Core Studio Courses

  • ARTS 251 Introduction to Painting
  • ARTS 255 Introduction to Printmaking,
  • ARTS 261 Introduction to Sculpture
  • ARTS 263 Introduction to Ceramics
    All have ARTS 141 as pre-requisite

Two Upper Level Studios

  • Two courses which can be the second-level of the core course you chose above or second-level drawing

Elective Studio

  • ¬†One Elective Studio. May use approved media or internship

Three Theory and History Courses

  • One entry level survey in Art History course: ARTH 125, 126, or 131
  • One course on the history of art after 1945: ARTH 318
  • Third course may be any other Art History course, FYS 197, or PHIL 334 Philosophy of Art

Major Capstone Course

  • ARTS 401 Senior Portfolio


  • No more than two transfer or off-campus study courses may count toward the minimum requirements for the major