Course Selection for Art Majors 

for ART MAJORS  planning your 1st and 2nd year
Also see looking ahead below if you are an upper class person. 
Click here to see all current course offerings and if classes have space. This works from on campus.

These are MAJOR COURSES you should have completed by the end of your sophomore/2nd year

 ART 101  DRAWING offered Fall in 2001-2

 ART 107  DESIGN Fall and Spring Semester in 2001-2

 ART  202 PAINTING Fall & Spring
    Note:  ART 302 is now offered only Spring term

ART 205 FIGURE DRAWING 
 Recommended as a second year class after ART 101 DRAWING - Spring 2002

 A 3D media class  ART 204   CERAMICS Fall & Spring
 (choose one)  ART 206   SCULPTURE May
    ART 217   JEWELRY Fall

If you wish to concentrate in GRAPHIC DESIGN

 ART 108 DIGITAL DESIGN offered Fall & Spring 
Art Education Students (those wanting to get certification as an art teacher) should click this link.


LOOKING AHEAD:  OTHER REQUIRED ART MAJOR COURSES

ART HISTORY SURVEY
ART 342 in Spring 2002 & ART341 in Spring 2003.  One is offered every Spring term. 
You may begin with either of these two classes.  Ordinarily these are begun in the Spring of the Junior year.
(Academically strong sophomore students, with consent of instructor, could begin Spring 2002 with ART 342) 
(Academically strong sophomore students, with consent of instructor, could begin Spring 2003 with ART 341)

CONCENTRATION AREA
Second and third level media courses in your concentration area:  5-15 hours.


NON-ART but RELATED COURSE REQUIREMENT:  6 HOURS

AESTHETICS 
THEA 245  Fall 2001   This course is required of all art majors and is offered on alternate years only.  All who will be sophomore, junior and senior majors should be in this class for fall 2001, if you have not had it.

NOTE: 
Other courses to fulfill the remaining 3 hours may be chosen from any of the non-art classes listed in the 
Concentration Areas 
or
ART 412  ARTS IN LONDON 
May 2003 This is a 4 hour class offered on alternate years and may be used to partially fulfill this requirement.  Because of the interdisciplinary nature of this course (art/music/theater), the hours are NOT counted in the 45 maximum hours within you major.  Extra cost.

Also check with art faculty about upcoming offerings in Paris and Florence.



VERY IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Study the college catalog that was in effect when you entered college.  You are responsible to meet those requirements, or you may change to the newer catalog requirements.
120 The total number of hours you must earn to graduate (more in art education)
75 The minimum number of hours you must earn that are not major hours/art hours
45 The maximum number of major/art hours that can be counted toward the 
total of 120 necessary for graduation (all grade art education majors need 52 hours of art).

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