Sep 19, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Art - BS


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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 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   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 Course

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 Breadth
Clink on link for available courses

Math or Statistics   3-5 Math Placement  
Comments

 

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

General Education Breadth
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 Breadth
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 Breadth
Click on link for available courses

General Elective 3  
General Elective 3   General Elective 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
see link

ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor
Art Core   3

Core Course
see link

ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor
ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5  Major Requirement ART 3710 Fine Art Seminar  .5  Major Requirement
Communications Intensive (CI)   3 Communication Intensive Communications Intensive (CI)   3 Communication Intensive
Depth Phys/Life Science or Depth Social Science 3

Depth
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  
Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  

Depth Phys/Life Science or Depth Social Science 3

Depth
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) 
Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  
 

 
General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3   General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
Comments

 

Comments

 

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor General Elective 3  
ART 3000 Level or higher 3 see advisor General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
Quantiative Intensive (QI)   3 Quantitative Intensive General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
General Elective 3   General Elective 3000 Level or higher 3  
General Elective 3        
Comments

 

 

The BS degree is a general art degree for the student who is not interested in specializing in one area of art. This degree requires 50 semester credits in Art courses leaving 70 credits to fulfill all other General Education and University Studies requirements. A GPA of 2.75 is required for the BS degree. No grade less than C is acceptable in any foundation class. No grade less than B- is acceptable in any 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 graduate schools of art.

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