Department of Visual Arts

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Visual Arts Foundation Requirements*

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Visual Arts consists of 48 credits, including 24 credits of foundation courses, 21 credits in the chosen concentration, and a 3-credit capstone course. Grades of less than 2.0 (C) will not count toward the major.

  1. Required Foundation Courses – 24 credits (Noted Below)
  2. Required Courses for the Concentration – 21 credits (Found on Concentration Page)
  3. Major Capstone Course – 3 credits (Found on Concentration Page)

*Visual Arts Major Requirements for students entering Eastern beginning in Fall 2013

Required Foundation Courses

Foundation Courses For Studio Art/Digital Art and Design (26 credits)
 
ART 110 Two-Dimensional Design T1A
ART 111 Three-Dimensional Design T1A
    OR ART 207 - Ceramic Sculpture  
    OR ART 208 - Surface Design  
ART 112 Color Theory  
ART 124 Digital Imaging  
ART 201 Relief Printmaking  
ART 202 Drawing I** T2CE
ART 211 Art History I: Pre-History to 1600** (4 Credits) T1H
ART 212 Art History II: 1600 to the Present** (4 Credits) T1H
Foundation Courses For Art History (17 Credits)
 
ART 111 Three-Dimensional Design T1A
    OR ART 207 - Ceramic Sculpture  
    OR ART 208 - Surface Design  
ART 124 Digital Imaging 3
ART 202 Drawing I** T2CE
ART 211 Art History I: Pre-History to 1600** (4 Credits) T1H
ART 212 Art History II: 1600 to the Present** (4 Credits) T1H
University Writing Requirements (11 Credits)
 
   
Level One
 
ENG 100 College Writing  
   
Level Two* (Fall semesters only)
 
ART 345 Museum Studies** (3 Credits) T2CP
ART 233 History of Graphic Design (4 Credits)  
   
Level Three Writing Intensive for Majors* (Spring semesters only)
 
ART 340 Modern Art (4 Credits)  
ART 402 Contemporary Art (4 Credits)  
Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Recommended Courses in the Visual Arts Department
 
   
Tier I Methods and Concepts
 
   
Liberal Arts Colloquium
 
LAP 130 Liberal Arts Colloquium T1Q
   
Arts and Humanities: Arts in Context
 
ART 110 Two-Dimensional Design T1A
ART 111 Three-Dimensional Design T1A
ART 130 Exploring the Creative Process T1A
   
Historical Perspectives
 
ART 211 Art History I: Pre-History to 1600** (4 Credits) T1H
ART 212 Art History II: 1600 to the Present** (4 Credits) T1H
   
Tier II Categories
 
   
Applied Information Technology
 
ART 213 Creating Information Graphics T2IT
   
Arts and Humanities: Creative Expression
 
ART 202 Drawing I** T2CE
ART 205 Water Media T2CE
ART 219 Expression With Color Media T2CE
ART 231 Introduction to Digital Art T2CE
ART 235 Relief Sculpture T2CE
   
Cultural Perspectives
 
ART 225 Asian Art and Culture T2CP
ART 313 Renaissance Art T2CP
ART 345 Museum Studies** T2CP
ART 360 American Art T2CP
ART 369 African American Art T2CP
   
Tier III Independant Inquiry
 
   
Culminating Liberal Arts Experience
 
ART 432 Design Group**  
ART 435 Graphic Design IV**  
ART 485 Senior Project in Studio Art**  
ART 486 Senior Project in Art History**  
   

**Course counts for the Major AND the LAC

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