B.F.A., Art

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Concentrations: Ceramics, Computer Art, Drawing, Metalsmithing, Native Studio Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.F.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.F.A. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
ART F105Beginning Drawing3
and ART F262X
History of World Art
and History of World Art
Complete two from the following:6
Two-dimensional Digital Design
Color and Design
Three-dimensional Design
Complete three from the following electives (at least one must be a two-dimensional area and one must be a three-dimensional area):9
Two-dimensional Areas
Intermediate Drawing
Beginning Printmaking
Beginning Painting (Acrylic or Oil)
Previsualization and Preproduction
Beginning Computer Art
Basic Darkroom Photography
Basic Digital Photography
Three-dimensional Areas
Beginning Ceramics
Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry
Beginning Sculpture
Beginning Native Art Studio
Major program approved by B.F.A. thesis committee 124
Complete three from the following upper division art history courses:9
History of Modern Art
Italian Renaissance Art
Native Art of Alaska
Visual Images of the North
Seminar in Art History
Current Problems
Upper-division art electives6
Thesis project (including exhibition, portfolio and oral presentation)3
Complete the baccalaureate capstone requirement as determined by the program.

Note: A minor is not required for this degree.

Note: Transfer students who are candidates for the B.F.A. in art must complete a minimum of 15 credits in art while in residence.

Note: All studio areas in the department are eligible for fulfillment of specialization requirements: ceramics, computer art, metalsmithing, Native art, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture.