Bachelor of Arts in Art

45 units

The Bachelor of Arts in Art provides a solid foundation for those who wish to continue in the creative field. Students are encouraged to focus on the discipline of their choice; available disciplines include ceramics, drawing and painting, interdisciplinary, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. 

To qualify for a solo senior exhibition, students must enroll in ART 431 by the end of their junior year and present a qualifying exhibition proposal.

Requirements

  • 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. Special fee applies.
  • All students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in major courses to graduate.
Core Courses24
Two-Dimensional Design
Three-Dimensional Design
Drawing I
Painting I
Sculpture I
Ceramics I
Printmaking: Relief
Printmaking: Serigraph
New Genre Art Forms I
Photography I
Portfolio 1
Art History Component9
Select three of the following:
History of Ancient Art and Architecture 2
Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture 3
History of Contemporary Art and Architecture 2
History of Graphic Design and Illustration
Women In Art
History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture 2
History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture 2
Electives12
Select 12 units from the following:
Introduction to Computer Graphics
Ceramics II
Photography II
Sculpture II
Ceramics III
Ceramics IV
Fundamental Art Experiences 2
Sculptural Objects and Functional Art
Secondary Art: Methods, Materials, and Curriculum
Printmaking II
Digital Imaging
Figurative Lab
Drawing and Painting II
Mixed Media
Illustration
Photography III
Printmaking III
Sculpture III
Multimedia I
Multicultural Art 2
Ceramic Studio Processes
Sculptural Objects and Functional Art Processes
Multicultural Art Processes
Gallery Design
Drawing and Painting III
Drawing and Painting Processes
Thesis / Project
Photography IV
Photographic Processes
Commercial Photography
Sculpture IV
Sculptural Processes
Art Internship
Special Topics in Art
Core Texts in Aesthetics 2, 4
Core Texts in Aesthetics 2, 4
Total Units45

Recommended General Education Courses

Intellectual and Practical Skills
GE 100First-Year Seminar3
WRIT 110Writing 1: The Art and Craft of Writing3
Writing 23
WRIT 221Writing 2: Writing for Visual Thinkers3
Writing 33
Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture
Oral Communication3
Public Communication
Physical Education1
PE XXX: Fitness for Life
Quantitative Literacy3
Select one of the following:
College Algebra
Mathematics in Society
Contemporary Mathematics
Introduction to Statistics
Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World
Humanities: Fine Arts3
Select one of the following:
History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture
History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture
Humanities: History3
United States History Since 1877
Humanities: Literature3
Studies in Literature
Social Science3
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Natural Science w/lab4
Biblical, Theological, and Philosophical Formation
MIN 108Christian Life, Faith, and Ministry3
UBBL 100Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy3
UBBL 230Luke/Acts3
PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy3
Upper-Division Bible3
Theology3
Personal and Social Responsibility
Civic Engagement3
Intercultural Competence3
Multicultural Art
Integrative and Applied Learning3
Total Units65