Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
The Art major provides students with a choice of a Studio Art emphasis in ceramics, graphic design, painting, computer art, or fibers or an Art Education emphasis. The objectives are as follows: 1) gain a basic understanding of two- and three-dimensional design; 2) explore media, techniques, and ideas in several art areas; 3) develop an understanding of the mediums, techniques and ideas of artists in one area; 4) gain a general understanding of art of western and non-western cultures; 5) think critically, synthesize, and apply learned knowledge into sophisticated creative expression; 6) develop professional presentation skills.
Admission to the Art major program—Art faculty review upon the completion of twelve semester hours in Art and the passing of ART 200 - Professional Assistance Review .
Non-course requirements for Majors and Minors—Majors must maintain a 2.5 GPA in all art, art history, and art education courses. Fifteen art (ART), art history (ARH), and/or art education (AED) credit hours must be upper division. In each semester that a student is classified as a Studio Art Major or Minor, he or she must receive a passing grade in ART 100 or ART 300 . Art Majors and Minors in their last semester are required to present a brief slide lecture about their art.
Transfer students: A minimum of 24 semester hours in art must be taken at the College. The discipline recognizes courses taken at other accredited institutions, but courses transferred do not necessarily satisfy the specific course requirements of the major.