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Undergraduate Programs in Studio Art


For either the BA (total of 51 credits) or the BFA (total of 72 credits) in Studio Art, or the BA in Art Education (total of 51 studio art credits plus required education courses), a student must complete the following basic sequence. (A minimum grade of C is required for all courses to be credited toward the major.)

Studio Art (Major code 009): BA (Fine Arts) and BFA: basic courses (Level 1). 24 credits

Art History: ARTH 101 and 102 plus two additional art history courses, one from modern and one from any of the other general areas of art history.

Studio Art: ARTS 151 plus three courses from ARTS 150–199. Studio Art majors must complete their basic Level 1 courses before taking intermediate courses (Level 2). Intermediate courses (Level 2): 21 credits: Seven courses from ARTS 200–399, including three within one area of concentration. See a faculty advisor.

BA students must complete their intermediate courses (Level 2) before taking advanced courses (Level 3).

Advanced courses (Level 3): 6 credits: ARTS 350 and 391 in the student’s concentration.

BFA courses (Level 4) (Major code 010): 21 credits: ARTS 386 or 390, ARTS 392, plus five additional electives from ARTS 150–399. BFA majors are encouraged to take additional art history courses, as well as ARTS 393, an internship at a faculty advisor-approved nonprofit arts organization in New York City. Majors should take ARTS 391 and 392 consecutively in their final two terms as the last part of their studio coursework.


Studio Art (Minor code 08)—Required (21 credits): ARTH 001–399 and six courses from ARTS 150–299. Students should be aware of course prerequisites and consult an advisor if necessary.


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Studio Art
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Fax: 718-997-4835

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