Requirements

This photo of painting student Angham Jaradat '19 was taken during an informal critique of co... This photo of painting student Angham Jaradat '19 was taken during an informal critique of color studies and preliminary sketches.

 

Art major requirements

Core courses

ARTD 101 Art and Ideas 
ARTD 111 Design 
ARTD 112 Portfolio 
ARTD 113 Foundational Drawing 
ARTD 114 Art History Survey 
ARTD 402 Contemporary Art 
ARTD 425 Critique (repeated for credit three times) 
ARTD 450 Exhibition (0.5 course credit)

Art electives 

ARTD 215/315 Drawing
ARTD 223/323 Sculpture: Construction and Foundry 
ARTD 224/324 Sculpture: Multiples and Installation
ARTD 230/330 Typography and Logo
ARTD 231/331 Book Design 
ARTD 232/332 Poster Design
ARTD 237/337 Photography: Digital 
ARTD 243/343 Observational Painting
ARTD 244/344 Abstract Painting
ARTD 250 Special Topics in Studio
ARTD 260/360 Hand-built Ceramics 
ARTD 261/361 Wheel-thrown Ceramics 
ARTD 290 Academic Travel 
ARTD 350 Special Topics in Art History 
ARTD 420 Independent Study 
ARTD 440 Art Internship 


Art minor requirements

Core courses 

ARTD 101 Art and Ideas 
ARTD 111 Design 
ARTD 113 Foundational Drawing
ARTD 114 Art History Survey
ARTD 402 Contemporary Art 

Art electives

ARTD 215/315 Drawing
ARTD 223/323 Sculpture: Construction and Foundry 
ARTD 224/324 Sculpture: Multiples and Installation
ARTD 230/330 Typography and Logo 
ARTD 231/331 Book Design
ARTD 232/332 Poster Design
ARTD 237/337 Photography: Digital
ARTD 243/343 Observational Painting 
ARTD 244/344 Abstract Painting 
ARTD 250 Special Topics in Studio 
ARTD 260/360 Hand-built Ceramics 
ARTD 261/361 Wheel-thrown Clay 
ARTD 290 Academic Travel 
ARTD 350 Special Topics in Art History
ARTD 420 Independent Study
ARTD 440 Art Internship 


Portfolio requirements 

Art majors are required to maintain a continuous portfolio of representative work from each art class. This portfolio includes digital images of the same work. A study rationale statement, civic engagement survey and relevant papers will be submitted sophomore and junior years. Digital images of the four-year experience and senior exhibition will be retained by the art department upon graduation.