Bachelor of Arts in Art
- Some courses do not apply to the degree program.
- Some courses may be taken for repeat credit.
- Many Art courses require completion of certain prerequisite Art courses. Non-Art majors who wish to enroll in an Art class without first having completed the recommended prerequisites are free to do so with appropriate instructor permission, but may find the classroom experience difficult or unrewarding.
- Art majors must obtain pre-registration approval from Art faculty for upper division Art coursework undertaken each semester.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees. A maximum of 60 credits in Art may be applied toward the degree. Transfer students who are candidates for the BA in Art must complete a minimum of 18 Art credits in residence.
- Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the College of Arts and Sciences Requirements.
- Complete the Major Requirements below.
|Lower Division Art|
|ART A105||Beginning Drawing||3|
|ART A111||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART A113||Three-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART A205||Intermediate Drawing||3|
|ART A261||History of Western Art I||3|
|ART A262||History of Western Art II||3|
|Choose one two-dimensional course, one three-dimensional course, and one course from either list:||9|
|Beginning Graphic Design and Illustration|
|Digital Art and Design I|
|Beginning Handbuilt Ceramics|
|Beginning Wheelthrown Ceramics|
|Beginning Alaska Native Art|
|Upper Division Studio Art|
|Complete a total of 15 credits from the studio areas listed below, with a minimum of 9 credits from any one area:||15|
Alaska Native Art
Digital Art and Graphic Design
|Upper Division Art History|
|Complete 6 credits from the following:||6|
|History of Non-Western Art I|
|History of Non-Western Art II|
|History of Graphic Design|
|History of Modern Art|
|History of Contemporary Art|
|Italian Renaissance Art|
|History of Photography|
|Art History Seminar|
|ART A203||Introduction to Art Education||3|
|ART A491||Senior Seminar||3|
|Upper division general electives *||12|
At least 6 of the 12 elective credits must have a prefix other than ART.
A total of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper-division. A total of 60 credits in Art may be applied to the degree.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Art will be able to demonstrate:
- Effective communication and fiscal skills to be a practicing artist as applied to art proposals, exhibitions, and business matters.
- The expression of ideas in a cohesive body of work.
- Critical thinking, writing and research skills allowing the discovery of original approaches to creative problem solving.
- Mastery of techniques, composition, and the use of materials.