2D Studio Art Option

122 credits

The 2D Studio Art Option includes a core of introductory Studio Area courses, introductory Art History courses, a Studio Option Area of focus, and a Thesis in the Area of Focus. Studio Option Areas available are Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking. Students should begin coursework in their Studio Option Area during year two in order to complete requirements prior to Thesis.

Degree Requirements


Courses required for the Option are shown in boldface.
AR 1040 Fundamentals of Art: Color and Design 3
AR 1060 Fundamentals of Art: Form in 3D 4
AR 1120 Drawing: Objects, Interiors, Landscapes 4
AR 2520 Drawing: Figure in Value 4
AR 3010 Painting: Theory and Process 3
AR 3130 Drawing: Figure in Color 3
AR 3250 Professional 2D Presentation Practices (QRCO) (TECO) 3
AR 3300 Process and Printmaking 3
AR 4610 2D BFA Thesis I 6
AR 4620 2D BFA Thesis II 6
AR 4800 Advanced Studio Seminar (INCO) 3
AR Studio electives [not ARDI] 6-8
AR Ceramics or Sculpture elective - complete one 3000 level course in either Ceramics or Sculpture [not ARDI] 4
2D Studio Option Area - complete two 3000/4000 level courses from ONE of the following areas: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking [not ARDI] 6-7
AH 1110 Survey of Art I 3
AH 1120 Survey of Art II 3
AH 2700 20/21: Art Since 1900 (WRCO) 3
Art History elective - complete one of the following: 3
AH 3530 Arts of the Far East (GACO) (INCO)
AH 3540 Art and Ideas in the 19th Century (GACO) (INCO)
AH 3620 Mesoamerican Arts: Maya to Frida Kahlo (GACO) (INCO)
AH 3730 Renaissance Art in Southern Europe (GACO) (INCO)
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
MA Mathematics Foundations 3
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
DICO Diversity Connection 3
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 19-14

Enrollment in Thesis is by portfolio review.

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.