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, 33-34 credits in University Studies courses, and allows for approximately 36 elective credits. A GPA of 2.5 is required for the BS degree. No grade less than C is acceptable in any art class. Art classes may be retaken for a higher grade. This degree does not fulfill the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.
For most students, courses taken for the major will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI) requirement
Students must take one course having a QI designation to fulfill the Quantitative Intensive (QI) requirement
Complete at least 2 credits in approved 3000-level or above courses from each of the following two categories: Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) and Social Sciences (DSS)
Department of Art and Design Curriculum
Students in the BS, BA, and BFA degree programs (except for students in the Art History emphasis) need to complete the following foundation curriculum. (Art History students should instead complete the foundation courses, which are listed in the Art History section.)