Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 General Catalog 
2024-2025 General Catalog

Art - BS

Caine College of the Arts

Department of Art and Design

About This Degree

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. This degree does not fulfill the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.

  • For more information about Art, see the department website.
  • Admitted and current students should also meet with an advisor.
  • Log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.
  • The highest math requirement for this degree is the fulfillment of the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  requirement.

Minimum University Requirements

Admission Requirements For This Program

  • New freshmen must be admitted to USU in Good Standing as Pre-Art, or Pre-ID.
  • Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU are admitted with a 2.75 GPA. Students must also pass a competitive portfolio review. Space is limited.
  • See department website for more information.

Additional Requirements

A cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for the BS degree. A grade of B- or better is required in all art (ART) and art history (ARTH) classes. Major requirements may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, except ART 2700 .

Major Remaining Requirements (13 credits)

Open Electives

Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. Please consult your  Academic Advisor for details.

Total Credits: 120

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