2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 21, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Studio Art, B.A.

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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 requires 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 - Core Requirements

(Student must earn a minimum 24 credit hours)

Studio Art B.A. Requirements

(Students must earn a minimum of 24 credit hours)

Design & Visual Art Programs - General Education Requirements

(Student must earn a minimum of 42 credit hours)


  • ENGL or Foreign Language
  • Philosophy
  • Humanities Elective: COMM, ENGL, HUM, PHIL, REL, Fine Arts or Foreign Language

Social Science

  • Psychology
  • History or Government Elective
  • Social Science Elective: ECON, GEOG, HIST, PSCI, PSYC, SOC, or WGS

Natural Science & Quantitative Reasoning

  • Science - BIOL, CHEM, ENV, FRSC, PHYS, SCI or SUST
  • Science or Math

Liberal Arts Electives from College of Arts and Sciences

  • Liberal Arts Elective 
  • Liberal Arts Elective


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