B.F.A. in Art + Design - Painting, Drawing, Printmaking Concentration

Requirements for All Art + Design Majors

First-Level Foundation
ART 101DIGITAL TOOLS AND CONCEPTS3
ART 1032D PROCESS3
ART 1043D PROCESS3
ART 211DRAWING: OBSERVATION AND INVENTION3
ART 212VISUAL CONCEPTS3
ARTH 221SURVEY OF WESTERN ART I3
ARTH 222SURVEY OF WESTERN ART II3
Total Units21

PAINTING, DRAWING, PRINTMAKING CONCENTRATION Requirements

Required Courses (39 Units)
ART 229PAINTING I3
ART 241SCULPTURE I3
ART 245INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING3
ART 344EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING AND PAINTING3
ART 372ADVANCED DRAWING I3
ART 402LIFE DRAWING AND ANATOMY I3
ART 498BFA PROJECT3
Select two of the following:6
PERCEPTUAL PAINTING
ABSTRACT PAINTING
PAINTING MEANING: EXPRESSION, NARRATIVE, AND PERSONAL CONTENT
Select two of the following:6
NEW DIRECTIONS/PRINT
SCREEN PROCESS I
ARTIST PRINT
RELIEF PROCESS I
ETCHING AND INTAGLIO PROCESSES
LITHOGRAPHIC PROCESS I
ARTIST BOOKS
Select two of the following:6
MODERN ART II
ART, CULTURE AND POLITICS
ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE U.S. II: 1900 TO PRESENT
LATIN AMERICAN ART: 1800 TO PRESENT
HISTORY OF PRINTS IN AMERICA
ARTH 3xx/4xx
Any 300- or 400-level ARTH course
Electives (6 Units)
Select two of the following:6
PHOTO IMAGING - FILM
PHOTO IMAGING - CREATIVE WORKFLOW
EXPERIMENTAL DIRECTIONS
ART 3xx/4xx
Any 300- or 400-level studio art course
Area of Focus Courses (15 Units)
Students must complete 15 units in one of the following focus areas:15
Painting Area of Focus
PERSONAL DIRECTION IN PAINTING
ADVANCED DRAWING II
NEW DIRECTIONS IN PAINTING, EXPERIMENTAL MEDIA AND ART I
ARTIST BOOKS
ART 3xx
Any additional painting course
Drawing Area of Focus
ADVANCED DRAWING II
NEW DIRECTIONS IN PAINTING, EXPERIMENTAL MEDIA AND ART I
PERSONAL DIRECTION IN PAINTING
ARTIST BOOKS
ART 3xx/4xx
Any additional painting or drawing course
Printmaking Area of Focus
ARTIST BOOKS
ART 3xx/4xx
Any four additional printmaking courses
Total Units60

PAINTING, DRAWING, PRINTMAKING CONCENTRATION SUGGESTED FOUR-YEAR PLAN

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 1013ART 2113
ART 103 (Core 4)3ART 2123
ART 1043ARTH 2223
ARTH 221 (Core 5)3Core 33
TSEM 102 (Core 1)3ENGL 102 (Core 2)3
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 2293ART 323, 324, or 3253
ART 2413ART 351 or ENGL 317 (Core 9)3
ART 2453ART 3723
Core3ART 3xx Any Printmaking Course3
Core3Core3
 Screening occurs at the end of this term.
 15 15
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 323, 324, 325, or 3443ART 3xx Any Printmaking Course 3
ART 4023ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3
ART 3463ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3
ART 3xx/4xx Art Elective3ARTH 3xx/4xx Any Art History Course 3
Core3Core3
 15 15
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3ART 4983
ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3
ARTH 3xx/4xx Any Art History Course 3ART 3xx/4xx Art Elective 3
Core3ART 3xx/4xx Art Elective 3
Core3Core3
 15 15
Total Units 120