Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

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PAINTING/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48

A painting major is given not only the opportunity to develop his or her technical skill, but also the ability to better understand individual creative ability and reach expressive potential. The painting major is required to understand and execute basic painting fundamentals, which are utilized for more self-expressive creativity. This course prepares students for graduate study.

I. Core Courses(30)
01-100 Drawing (3)
01-101 Art Elements (3)
01-110 Painting (3)
01-130 2-D Design Fundamentals (3)
01-133 3-D Design (3)
01-140 Printmaking (3)
01-231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-391 Art History I (3)
01-392 Art History II (3)
01-401 Senior Project/Seminar (3)

II. Painting Courses (18)
01-201 Life Drawing (3)
01-300 Advanced Drawing (3)
01-310 Advanced Painting (3)
               (3 classes) (9)
01-340 Advanced Printmaking (3)

III. All department majors must maintain a grade point average of 2.00. A grade of C or above is required in all art courses. The student who fails to maintain these standards will be asked to withdraw from the department.

IV. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of Art History I and Art History II.