B.A. in Art (AR.BA)

Core Requirements/Art (30 credits)
AR-113Basic Design and Composition3
AR-114Basic Design and Color3
AR-116Three-Dimensional Design3
AR-172Introduction to Digital Design3
(Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
AR-181Digital Photography I3
AR-191Drawing I3
AR-192Drawing II3
AR-241History of Western Art I3
AR-242History of Western Art II3
AR-300+: Select 3 credits in Art History at the 300+ level3
AR-REVArt and Design Student Portfolio Review0
AR-SHOSenior Show0
Art Major Requirements (24 credits)
(Art Major Requirements satisfy Aesthetics (AT) in General Education)
AR-217Sculpture 13
AR-218Sculpture II3
AR-221Painting I3
AR-222Painting II3
AR-311Drawing 33
AR-321Painting III3
AR-265Hand Built Ceramics3
or AR-266 Wheel Thrown Ceramics
Select one of the following:3
Creative Book Arts
Print: Intaglio/Relief
Print: Lithography and Silkscreening
Free Electives (27 credits)
Select up to 27 credits of free electives. 1, 227
General Education Requirements (39 credits) 3
Complete 39 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 339
Total Credits120


  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • The Department of Art and Design awards departmental honors to graduating seniors who successfully complete AR-410 Advanced Project I (1-3 cr.) and AR-411 Advanced Project 2 (1-3 cr.), and maintain a 3.50 major GPA, and a 3.00 overall GPA.

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
AR-113 Basic Design and Composition3AR-114 Basic Design and Color3
AR-191 Drawing I3AR-192 Drawing II3
Gen*Ed World Language3AR-116 Three-Dimensional Design3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) or Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3Gen*Ed Mathematics3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
AR-217 Sculpture 1 (Gen*Ed Aesthetics AR, DA, MU, TH)3AR-REV Art and Design Student Portfolio Review0
AR-221 Painting I3AR-242 History of Western Art II3
AR-241 History of Western Art I3AR-222 Painting II3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3AR-218 Sculpture II3
Gen*Ed Natural Science BY, CE, PH, SC, GL3Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
 Gen*Ed Natural Science BY, CE, PH, SC, GL3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
Select one:-381/AR-382/AR-306 3Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD)3
AR-172 Introduction to Digital Design (Gen*Ed Technological Literacy (TL)3Free Electives9
AR-181 Digital Photography I3AR-300 Art History course3
Gen*Ed CulturalDiversity (CD) or Global Understanding (GU)3 
EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Fourth Year
AR-311 Drawing 33AR-321 Painting III3
AR-265 Hand Built Ceramics or 2663AR-SHO Senior Show0
Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3Free Electives9
Free Electives6Free Electives3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 120