Art Major

student in pottery classThe goal of the Art Major is to provide students with a broad-based general education in studio art (by requiring them to take a range of courses across media and in art history) and to create a framework that encourages students to develop knowledge, skills, and ideas within a single medium (via sequences of courses - basic, intermediate, and advanced - within media).

The Art Major consists of eleven units including a five-unit core and six upper-level courses as follows:

Core Courses (five units):

Select 2 from 2-D basic classes (ART 111, 121, 131, 151)
Select 1 from 3-D basic classes (ART 171, 181)

ARTH 150 Art, Culture, & Society I or any 200-level ARTH course from the corresponding time period. AND
ARTH 151 Art, Culture, & Society II or any 200-level ARTH course from the corresponding time period.

Art majors must complete six additional units of art courses:

Six additional units of art courses, including completion of coursework in two different disciplines through the 300 level, from the following areas: Painting, Ceramics, Photography, Drawing, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Sculpture.

Art Major Checksheet