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Plan of Study for
BA in Studio Art

Program Requirements

Students pursuing the BA in Art with a concentration in Studio Art are required to:

Program Notes

The BA in Studio Art program of study is flexible as long as the prerequisites are followed.

Required Courses

Summer Courses

Students can satisfy some of their studio art and art history requirements over the summer.

Advising

Students are encouraged to seek individual advising from their advisor at any time.

Students are advised to complete the foundation and survey of art history classes early in their programs. The portfolio review is required early in the sequence to assure graduation in four years.

Plan of Study

This chart plots a program that enables students to complete their degree requirements in eight semesters. Individual plans of study may vary. Courses listed in color are Studio Art courses.

Visit the Programs of Study website to download a checksheet for this degree.
First Year
Fall Spring

ART 1001 Foundations I (3)

ART 1005 Foundations Seminar (3)

UCO 1200 first year seminar—Gen Ed (3)

ENG 1000 Writing Across the Curriculum—Gen Ed (3)

Perspective—Gen Ed (3)

Wellness Literacy— Gen Ed (1)

ART 1002 Foundations II (3)

ART 1003 Foundations Drawing (3)

ENG 2001 Writing Across the Curriculum—Gen Ed (3)

Foreign Language 1010 (3)

Perspective—Gen Ed (3)

 
Second Year
Fall Spring

ART 2030 Art from Prehistory to 1400—also counts toward Gen Ed Perspective (3)

ART 2103 Drawing II (3)

Foreign Language 1020 (3)

Perspective—Gen Ed (3)

Wellness Literacy— Gen Ed (1)

Free Elective (3)

ART 2130 Art from 1400 to the Present—also counts toward Gen Ed Perspective (3)

ART 2104 Digital Imaging (3)

Foreign Language 1040 (3)

Quantitative Literacy—Gen Ed (4)

Free Elective (3)

 
Third Year
Fall Spring

Studio Art Course (3)

Art History Course (WID) (3)

Foreign Language 1050 (3)

Science Inquiry Perspective—Gen Ed (4)

Minor Course (3)

Studio Art Course (3)

Studio Art Course (3)

Science Inquiry Perspective—Gen Ed (4)

Related Area Elective (3)

Minor Course (3)

 
Fourth Year
Fall Spring

Studio Art Course (3)

Studio Art Course (3)

Perspective—Gen Ed (3)

Minor Course (3)

Minor Course (3)

ART 4030 Seminar in Art Theory and Criticism (CAP) (3)

Art History Course (3)

Perspective—Gen Ed (3)

Minor Course (3)

Minor Course (3)