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Art Major Requirements

Required Art Courses

(5 required courses + a sequence)

  • ART 130 Introduction to Design
  • ART 131 Introduction to Studio Art
  • ART 134 Basic Drawing
  • ART 460 Digital Studio
  • ART 499 Senior Art Seminar

Special requirements: sophomore review, senior review, and participation in the senior exhibition are required for all art majors.

Fine Art Sequence

  • ART 110 History of Western Art
  • ART 115 History of Modern Art or ART 205 Art, Technology, and Society
  • Three of the following courses:
    • ART 224 Introduction to Sculpture
    • ART 230 Introduction to Printmaking
    • ART 240 Introduction to Painting
    • ART 280 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging
  • ART 324 Intermediate Sculpture
  • ART 340 Intermediate Painting
  • One additional studio course at the 300 or 400 level

Graphic Design Sequence

  • ART 110 History of Western Art or ART 115 History of Modern Art
  • ART 112 History of Modern Design or ART 205 Art, Technology, and Society
  • One of the following courses:
    • ART 224 Introduction to Sculpture
    • ART 230 Introduction to Printmaking
    • ART 240 Introduction to Painting
  • ART 280 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging
  • ART 335 Advertising Design
  • ART 350 Computer Graphics
  • ART 485 Design for the Web
  • One additional studio course at the 300 or 400 level
An understanding of the computer as a graphic communication tool is required. In addition, we recommend that the graphic design student supplement the art major with courses in advertising and marketing.