Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48

A painting major is given not only the opportunity to develop his or her technical skill, but also the ability to better understand individual creative ability and reach expressive potential. The painting major is required to understand and execute basic painting fundamentals, which are utilized for more self-expressive creativity. This course prepares students for graduate study.

Majors in Painting must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses in the program.  Courses in which a major has earned less than a grade of "C" must be repeated.

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. Painting Courses (18)
01-201 Life Drawing (3)
01-300 Advanced Drawing (3)
01-310 Advanced Painting (3)
(3 classes) (9)
01-340 Advanced Printmaking (3)

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