Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 45

A drawing major is essentially a fine arts major. Drawing majors will increase their ability to perceive the visual world and learn to better articulate their self-expression. A drawing major will acquire a strong foundation in fine arts as well as a deeper understanding of the importance of visual language. This program will prepare students for graduate work.

I. Core Courses (30)
01-100 Drawing (3)
01-101 Art Elements (3)
01-110 Painting (3)
01-130 2-D Design Fundamentals (3)
01-133 3-D Design (3)
01-140 Printmaking (3)
01-231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-391 Art History I (3)
01-392 Art History II (3)
01-401 Senior Project/Seminar (3)

II. Drawing Courses (15)
01-201 Life Drawing (3)
01-300 Advanced Drawing (3)
(3 classes) (9)
01-301 Advanced Life Drawing (3)

III. All department majors must maintain a grade point average of 2.00. A grade of C or above is required in all art courses. The student who fails to maintain these standards will be asked to withdraw from the department.

IV. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of Art History I and Art History II.