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Curriculum

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio
Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking

Students should use a CAPP student evaluation available from the Office of Academic Assistance, Room 724GCB or on-line through GoSolar to monitor their total degree program.

Area F: Courses appropriate to the major

 

Art Foundations

Six classes/18 hours total/3.0 hours each
Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major Field (18)

1. Studio Requirements (12)

  • ART 1010. Drawing I (3)
  • ART 1020. Two Dimensional Design (3)
  • ART 1030. Three Dimensional Design (3)
  • ART 1050 Introductory Studio (3)

2. a. Art History Requirement (Select one course in addition to any taken in Area C.) (3)

  • AH 1700 Survey of Art I. History of Western Art I: Prehistoric through Medieval Art (3)
  • AH 1750 Survey of Art II. History of Western Art II: The Renaissance through Contemporary Art (3)
  • AH 1850 Survey of Art III. Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (3)

   b. Art History Requirement (3)

  • AH 2000 Survey of Art Since 1900 (3)

Area G/ Studio/ Drawing, Painting and Printmaking/ 60 hours total

The following courses are required in Area G for students who are accepted into the drawing, painting, and printmaking concentration. Acceptance to the DPP concentration is determined by application and portfolio review following completion of at least two DPP courses from the following: DPP 2100, 3000, 3050, 3200, 3300. 

 

Concentration Requirements (24-26)

  • 3 hr __ DPP 2100 Advanced Drawing
  • 3 hr __ DPP 3000 Life Drawing
  • 3 hr __ DPP 3050 Introduction to Printmaking
  • 3 hr __ ART 3910 Critical Issues in Contemporary Art- CTW fulfills entry level requirement
  • 3 hr __ ART 3400 Space, Scale, Time: Digital Possibilities. This course may only be taken by students who are already accepted into their BFA Studio Concentration
  • 3 hr __Art History: AH 4700 Contemporary Theory & Criticism, or AH 4610 20th Century Modernism and Post Modernism
  • 3-4 hr__ 3-4 hr__Electives: any 4000-level Art History course and/or one to two 3000/4000-level Studio courses outside drawing, painting, and printmaking.

Students must elect to follow the drawing and painting emphasis or the printmaking emphasis. Each program of study is described below.

Drawing and Painting Emphasis Requirements (35-36)

  • 3 hr __ DPP 3200 Painting with Water Based Media
  • 3 hr __ DPP 3300 Painting with Oil Based Media
  • 4 hr __ DPP 3600 Drawing Research
  • 3 hr __ DPP 4940 Portfolio I
  • 3 hr __ DPP 4950 Portfolio II - CTW should be taken in final semester

Select from below a total of 16 hours:

·         4 hr __ DPP 3900 Selected Topics in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking (4-8)

·         4 hr __ DPP 4500 Directed Study in Drawing and Painting (8-12)

·         4 hr __

·         4 hr __

Select One:

  • 4 hr __ DPP 3150 Intaglio/Etching and Lithography
  • 4 hr __ DPP 3250 Screen Printing and Experimental Printing
  • 3 hr __ DPP 3350 Monoprint
  • 3 hr __ DPP 3550 Book Arts

(1-6 hours) __ ART 4980 Special Problems may be used to adjust program in order to meet 60 hour total in major requirement. Consent of departmental advisor and instructor required.

 

Printmaking Emphasis Requirements (36)

 The following courses are required in Area G for students who are accepted into the printmaking emphasis. 

·         4 hr __ DPP 3150 Intaglio/Etching and Lithography

·         4 hr __ DPP 3250 Screen Print and Experimental Printmaking

·         4 hr __ DPP 4500 Directed Study in Drawing and Painting

·         3 hr __ DPP 4940 Portfolio I

·         3 hr __ DPP 4950 Portfolio II - CTW should be taken in final semester

 

Select from below for a total of 12 hours:

·         4 hr __ DPP 3900 Selected Topics in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking (4-8)

·         4 hr __ DPP 4550 Directed Study in Printmaking (4-8)

·         4 hr __

 

Select one course from below;

·         3 hr __ DPP 3350 Monoprinting 

·         3 hr __ DPP 3550 Book Arts 

 

Select one course from below:

·         3 hr__ DPP 3200 Painting with Water-Based Media

·         3 hr__ DPP 3300 Painting with Oil-Based Media