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Art - BA


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Caine College of the Arts

Department of Art and Design

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Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing as Pre-Art or Pre-ID.

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA. Students must also pass a competitive portfolio review. Space is limited. See department website for more information.

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 1020: Drawing I (BCA)   3  

Foundation Course
Breadth Creative Arts

ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design  or ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3

Foundation Course

ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design  or ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3  or 3   Foundation Course ARTH 2720: Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Post-Modern (BHU)   3  

Foundation Course
Breadth Exploration

 ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5   Foundation Course ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5   Foundation Course
ARTH 2710: Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric to Medieval (BHU)   3  

Foundation Course
Breadth Humanities

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)    3  

Communications Literacy (CL2) 

 
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3   Communications Literacy (CL1)   Art Core    3

Core Course
see link

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Course
Click on link for available courses

Quantitative Literacy (QL)   3-5 Math Placement  
Comments

 

Portfolio for ART BS review due. See department website for more information.

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Art Core   3

Core Course
see link

Art Core   3

Core Course
see link

Art Core   3

Core Course
see link

Art Core   3

Core Course
see link

ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar   .5   Major Requirement ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5  Major Requirement
Foreign Language 4 Select a Foreign Language approved by your advisor Foreign Language 4 First Year II
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Course
Click on link for available courses

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)    3

General Education Course
Click on link for available courses

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Course
Click on link for available courses

General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
Comments

 

Comments

 

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Art Core   3 Core Course ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor
Art Core   3 Core Course ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor
ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar   .5   Major Requirement ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5  Major Requirement
Foreign Language 4 Second Year I Foreign Language 4 Second Year II
Communications Intensive (CI)   3   Communications Intensive (CI)   3  
Comments

 

Comments

 

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Quantiative Intensive (QI)   3   ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor
ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  3 Depth
General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3   Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  3 Depth
General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3   General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3   General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
Comments

 

The BA degree is a general art degree for the student who is not interested in specializing in one area of art. Students who desire to receive a BA degree in Art must meet the university language requirements and must earn a minimum of 50 semester credits in Art leaving approximately 54 credits to fulfill all other General Education and University Studies requirements.  A GPA of 2.75 is required for the BA degree. No grade less than C is acceptable in any foundation classes. No grade less than B- is acceptable in any other other art class. No grade less than C is acceptable in any art history class. This degree does not fulfill the requirements for entrance into the graduate schools of art. 

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