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Art
Description of the Major
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in art studio enables you to achieve proficiency in the principles and practices utilized by professional artists and affiliated industries. Through the study of art theory, art history and historic and contemporary art, you gain knowledge of art genres and systems of thought. Emphasis is on development of the concepts and skills related to art studio and the development of a personal artistic idiom. You will learn to use research practices effectively and to discuss the development of your work in speech and in writing.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass a particular test, a final project, a term paper and/or a portfolio, as determined by a particular major.
  • Pass a senior-level capstone course that includes an exhibition of the studentís work (portfolio). The portfolio will be evaluated by appropriate faculty prior to graduation.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Apply the principles and practices of a professional artist.
  2. Understand and apply art criticism and theory.
  3. Use sound research practices.
  4. Use appropriate technology.
  5. Understand the world through study of international historic and contemporary art.
  6. Engage in complex thought, analysis and reasoning.
  7. Observe, analyze and explain motivation for and intent of an individualís work.
  8. Communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  9. Reason and learn collaboratively.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6 SLO 7 SLO 8 SLO 9
Required
ARH 3XXX/
ARH 4XXX
  X X   X X   X  
ART 1802C X X X X X X X X X
ART 1803C X X X X X X X X X
ART 2701C or
ART 2757C
    X X X X X X X
ART 2930C X     X          
ART 3807C X X X X X X X X X
ART 4930C X     X   X X X X
ART 4955C X X X X X X X X  
Specialization - Ceramics
ART 3762C X X X X X X X X X
ART 3764C X X X X X X X X X
ART 3768C X X X X X X X X X
ART 3784C X X X X X X X X X
ART 4760C X X X X X X X X X
Specialization - Digital Media
ART 3616C X X X X   X X X X
ART 3959C X X X X   X X X X
ART 4612C X X X X   X X   X
ART 4848C X X X X   X X   X
DIG 3110C X X X X   X X   X
DIG 3130C X X X X   X X   X
DIG 4527C X X X X   X X   X
DIG 4581C X X X X   X X   X
Specialization - Drawing
ART 3310C X X X X   X X    
ART 3332C X X X X   X X X  
ART 3380C X X X X   X X   X
ART 3381C X X X X   X X   X
ART 4312C X X X X X X X X X
Specialization - Painting
ART 3504C X X X X X X X   X
ART 3522C X X X X X X X   X
ART 3560C X X X X X X X   X
ART 3561C X X X X X X X   X
ART 4505C X X X X X X X   X
Specialization - Printmaking
ART 3420C X X X X   X X    
ART 3433C X X X X   X X    
ART 3442C X X X X   X X   X
ART 3462C X X X X   X X   X
ART 4402C X X X X X X X X X
Specialization - Sculpture
ART 3711C     X X X X X X X
ART 3712C X X X X X X X X X
ART 3715C     X X X X X X X
ART 3958C X X X X X X X X X
ART 4710C X X X X X X X X X

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