Art Major (BFA)
Students must apply for the Art Major (BFA) after they have completed 18 units of core courses (or equivalent portfolio content). The application form with specific portfolio expectations may be obtained in the Department of Art; applications are due in late September for the spring semester and in early March for the fall semester. Contact the department for deadlines and additional information at email@example.com or (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2372.
- Students must successfully complete a portfolio Review of Artistic Competencies (RAC) before progressing to upper-division courses. The review dates are announced every term and are available in the Department of Art.
All students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in major courses to graduate.
|ART 105||Ceramics I||3|
|ART 125||New Genre Art Forms I||3|
|ART 130||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 135||Three-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART 145||Drawing I||3|
|ART 146||Painting I||3|
|ART 160||Photography I||3|
|ART 170||Sculpture I||3|
|ART 230||Figurative Lab||3|
|ART 403||Multicultural Art 1||3|
|ART 431||Gallery Design||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|ART 111||Printmaking: Serigraph||3|
|or ART 210||Printmaking: Relief|
|Art History Courses||12|
|Select four of the following:|
|History of Ancient Art and Architecture 1|
|Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture 2|
|History of Contemporary Art and Architecture 1|
|Women In Art|
|History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture 1|
|History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture 1|
|History of Graphic Design and Illustration|
|Select one of the following:|
|Ceramic Studio Processes|
|Drawing and Painting|
|Drawing and Painting II|
|Drawing and Painting Processes|
or ART 466
|ART 450||Portfolio 4||3|
|ART 452||Thesis / Project||1|
|ART 475||Art Internship||2|
|ART 495||Special Topics in Art||3|
|ART 496||Senior Seminar: Art Ethics||3|
Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
General Education Program Requirements and Recommendations
Several BFA courses also fulfill General Education requirements. Additionally, the BFA has specific recommendations for other General Education requirements.
|Skills and University Requirements|
|GE 100||First-Year Seminar||3|
|WRIT 110||Writing 1: The Art and Craft of Writing||3|
|Writing 2: Writing for Christian Practice|
|Writing 2: Writing in the Humanities|
|Writing 2: Film Analysis and Criticism|
|Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture|
|Mathematics in Society|
|Introduction to Statistics|
|PE XXX||Fitness for Life or Varsity Sport|
|Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World|
|Humanities: Fine Arts||3|
|History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture|
|History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture|
|United States History Since 1877|
|Studies in Literature|
or SOC 120
|Introduction to Sociology|
|Natural Science w/lab||4|
|Biblical, Theological, and Philosophical Formation|
|MIN 108||Christian Life, Faith, and Ministry||3|
|UBBL 100||Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy||3|
|PHIL 100||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|Personal and Social Responsibility|
|Civic Knowledge and Engagement||3|
|Integrative and Applied Learning||3|
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Demonstrate competencies with traditional and nontraditional materials, tools, and techniques.
- Demonstrate an understanding of aesthetic engagement, artistic perception, and critical judgment through writing and speaking.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the history of art and architecture from ancient to contemporary.
- Develop an understanding of the Christian worldview in relation to the arts.