Painting Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 51

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.

Majors in Painting must earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses in the program. Courses in which a major has earned less than a grade of “C” must be repeated.

Degree Requirements

I. Core Courses (33)

01-100Drawing

3

01-101Art Elements

3

01-110Painting

3

01-1302-D Design Fundamentals

3

01-1333-D Design

3

01-140Printmaking

3

01-181Digital Photography

3

01-231Introduction to Computer Graphic Design

3

01-391Art History I

3

01-392Art History II

3

01-401Senior Project/Seminar

3

II. Painting Courses (18)

01-201Life Drawing

3

01-300Advanced Drawing

3

01-310Advanced Painting

3

-01-310 is repeated twice = 6 additional credits

6

01-340Advanced Printmaking

3

 

III. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of 01-391 Art History I and 01-392 Art History II.