PEAK Majors

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Art Major

36 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

 

Studio Courses

 

ART-100

Drawing and Composition

3

ART-130

Introduction to Design

3

ART-330

Figure Drawing

3

ART-400

Senior Exhibition

3

ART-415

Professional Practices in the Visual Arts

2

 

Ceramic or Sculpture Courses

 

Complete 3 credits from the following:

ART-103

Ceramics

3

ART-230

Introduction to Sculpture

3

 

2-D Media

 

Complete 3 credits from the following:

ART-101

Basic Painting

3

ART-107

Digital Imaging

3

ART-108

Introduction to Web Design

3

ART-201

Visual Communication I

3

ART-202

Visual Communication II

3

ART-207

Digital Video

3

ART-302

Drawing the Portrait

3

ART-315

Printmaking

3

 

Additional Required Courses

 

Complete 6 credits from the following:

ART-320

Advanced Studio Projects (Repeatable)

3

ART-321

Graphic Design Studio (Repeatable)

3

 

Art History Courses

 

A minimum of 6 credits is required. At least 3 credits must be 300-Level:

ART-239

Ancient to Medieval

3

ART-240

Renaissance to Modern

3

ART-324

Picasso and 20th-Century Art

3

ART-325

Art of the Romantic Era

3

ART-341

Modern Art: 1850-1940

3

ART-342

Modern Art after 1940

3

ART-351

Auguste Rodin and Modern Sculpture

3

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Fostering Creativity
  • Fostering Critical Thinking and Analytical Reasoning
  • Developing Visual Literacy
  • Expressive Use of Technology and Media