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
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
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
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

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Based on course availability and student needs and preferences, the selected sequences will probably vary from those presented below. Students should consult with their adviser to make the most appropriate elective choices.

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 1013ART 2113
ART 103 (Core 4)3ART 2123
ART 1043ARTH 2223
ARTH 221 (Core 5)3Core 2 (or Core 1)3
Core 1 (or Core 2)3Core 33
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
ART 2293Select one of the following:3
ART 2413
ART 2453Select one of the following:3
Core 63
Core 73-4ART 3723
 Core 83-4
 Core 9 (Suggested: ART 351 or ENGL 317)3
 Screening occurs at the end of this term.
 15-16 15-16
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
Select one of the following:3ART 3443
Select one of the following:3
ART 4023
ART 3463ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3
ART 3xx/4xx Art Elective3ART 3xx/4xx Area of Focus Course 3
Core 103ARTH 3xx/4xx Any Art History Course 3
 Core 113
 15 18
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
Core 123ART 3xx/4xx Art Elective 3
Core 133Core 143
 15 15
Total Units 123-125