Program Overview

Students specializing in Studio Arts will enhance their creative skills by learning new techniques, working with various arts media, and gaining critical perspectives to contextualize and analyze their work. This track is focused upon the production of art, rather than its socio-historical context. 

 

Program Requirements

Visual and Spatial Literacy (5 courses - 20 hrs)       

  • ART 101: Intro to Visual Analysis: Ancient through Medieval Art & Culture **
  • ART 102: Intro to Visual Analysis: Renaissance through Contemporary Art & Culture **
  • ART 151: Introduction to Design**
  • ART 161: Introduction to Studio Practice**
  • ART 204: Drawing & 2D Media                                                          

 

Critical Media Fluency (2 courses, at least 1 300-level - 8 hrs)

  • ART 202: Controversy & Crisis in Visual Culture**           
  • ART 325: Documentary Film
  • ART 326: Fiction Film       
  • ART 251: Design Communication
  • ART 352: Print Design
  • ART 451: Multimedia Campaign

 

Conceptual Studio (3 courses - 12 hrs) – ART 161 is a prereq.

  • ART 341: Conceptual Interdisciplinary Studio - IDENTITY
  • ART 342: Conceptual Interdisciplinary Studio - PLACE
  • ART 441: Conceptual Interdisciplinary Studio - SCIENCE
  • ART 442: Conceptual Interdisciplinary Studio – TIME

 

Professional Practice (1 course - 4 hrs)

  • MUSM 450: Professional Practice w/ CA credit

 

Capstone (2 courses - 4 hrs)

  • ART 472: Senior Exhibition 1: Production (2) – Fall
  • ART 473: Senior Exhibition 2: Marketing & Installation (2) – Spring

 

**Indicates Humanities Core