Studio Arts - Requirements

Studio Arts Major

For a 33-credit studio arts major, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Complete all four foundation courses

SA 10 Foundation: Interpreting the Self (3 credits)
SA 11 Foundation: Structure, Space, and Environment (3 credits)
SA 12 Foundation: Drawing (3 credits)
SA 13 Foundation: Figure Drawing (3 credits)
Subtotal foundation credits: (12 credits)

  • Complete at least three of the following studio courses:

First Level
SA 105 Color Workshop (3 credits)
SA 107 Special Workshop Studios (3 credits)
SA 130 Painting I (3 credits)
SA 131 Printmaking 1 (3 credits)
SA 132 Sculpture I (3 credits)
SA 133 Photography I (3 credits)
SA 134 Digital Photography (3 credits)
SA 136 Investigation of Text/Image (3 credits)
SA 137 Time Arts (3 credits)
SA 138 From Drawing to Painting (3 credits)
SA 139 Watercolor (3 credits)

Second Level
SA 230 Painting II (3 credits)
SA 231 Printmaking II (3 credits)
SA 232 Sculpture II (3 credits)
SA 233 Photography II (3 credits)
SA 235 Advanced Drawing (3 credits)

Subtotal studio credits (9 credits)

  • Complete both capstone studios:

SA 300 Junior Seminar (3 credits)
SA 301 Senior Seminar (3 credits)
Subtotal capstone studio credits (6 credits)

  • Complete at least 2 art history courses:

(AH 152, AH 165 or Contemporary Art Criticism rotation of AH 320 required AH 10, AH 11, AH 12, or AH 15 is recommended)

Subtotal history credits (6 credits)
Total: (33 credits)

Special Topics Electives

SA 302 Independent Study (3 credits)
SA 304 Studio Internships (3 credits)

Studio Arts Minor

For an 18-credit studio arts minor, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Complete 3 foundation studios - SA 10, SA 11 (6 credits) and either SA 12 or SA 13 (3 credits)
  • Complete 2 advanced studio courses (6 credits)
  • Complete a minimum of 1 course in art history (AH 10, AH 11, AH 12, AH 15, AH 152, AH 165 or AH 320 Contemporary Art Criticism rotation of AH 320 is recommended) (3 credits)

Total: (18 credits)