Studio Arts Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Basic Design 2-D (ARTS 101) 3 credits
Drawing I (ARTS 111) 3 credits
Art History to 1450 (ARTS 216) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Basic Design 3-D (ARTS 102) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Art History from 1450 (ARTS 217) 3 credits
Drawing II (ARTS 112) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Studio Arts Required Elective 3 credits
Studio Arts Required Elective 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Studio Art Required Elective 3 credits
Topics in Art History (ARTS 355) 3 credits
Literature and Philosophy (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Studio Art Required Elective 3 credits
Studio Art Required Elective 3 credits
Contemporary Art Forms (ARTS 384) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement (BIBL 215/315 or RELI 215) 3 credits
Art, Beauty and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

Twentieth Century Art (ARTS 382) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Studio Art Required Elective 3 credits
Studio Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Succeeding (CPAS 214) 1 credits
Semester Total 14 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Art and Christ (ARTS 460) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Senior Thesis I (ARTS 491) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Thesis II (ARTS 492) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Studio Elective 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes