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