Sep 25, 2023
The B.A. in Studio Art is intended for students wishing a broad exposure to studio art and art history in combination with studies in a minor area of concentration. Several minors work well as pre-professional tracks towards graduate education in such fields as: Art Therapy (Psychology), Arts Administration (Business), and Medical Illustration (Biology). Like all of the Design & Visual Art programs, it is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD).
The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art is a liberal arts, undergraduate course of study and consists of 128 credit hours, 48 of which are in art history and studio art.
The B.A. in Studio Art permits students to earn a minor in another program in the College of Arts and Sciences or the The John E. Simon School of Business . (See a curriculum guide for recommended sequencing).
Design & Visual Art Programs (BA)
Studio Art B.A. Requirements
Design & Visual Art Programs - General Education Requirements
Skills/Processes for Literacy
- Literature/Language - ENGL or Foreign Language (3)
- Philosophy (3)
- Humanity Elective (except ADXX courses) (3)
- Psychology (3)
- History or Government (3)
- One course selected from the following disciplines: (3)
- ECON, GEOG, HIST, PSCI, PSYC, SOC
Natural Science/Quantitative Reasoning
- Science Elective - BIOL, CHEM, ENV, PHYS, SCI (3)
- Math or Science Elective (3)
Electives from College of Arts and Sciences
(except courses within the major) (2 courses total)
- Elective #1 (3)
- Elective #2 (3)
Of the 128 credits required for this program, one half of the 48 credits (for the major and Art & Design core combined), one half of the minor (determined by the minor selected), and the last 30 credit hours must be taken at Maryville to satisfy requirements for graduation.