The areas of studio art emphasis for the BFA degree are:

  • Interdisciplinary Studio Arts
  • Graphic and Interactive Design
  • Painting/Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Three-Dimensional Studies (Ceramics and Sculpture)

The general requirements for this degree are listed in the College of Creative Arts and Communication section.

Please note that lab fees are charged for all studio classes. Lab fees help pay for some supplies, lab assistants, software, and small equipment.

COURSETITLES.H.
General Edcuation Requirements
Core Competencies12
Writing 1
Writing 2
Communication Foundations
Mathematics Requirement
Arts and Humanities included in major0
Natural Science *one with lab7
Social Science6
Social and Personal Awareness6
General Education Elective/First Year Experience3
Major Requirements
ART 1521Foundation Drawing3
ART 1522Intermediate Drawing3
ART 1501Fundamentals of 2D Design3
ART 1502Fundamentals of 3D Design3
ART 1503Foundation Portfolio Review1
ART 3721Expressive Drawing3
ART 2691Introduction to Digital Media3
ART 2621Life Drawing3
ART 2625Introduction to Printmaking: Intaglio and Relief3
or ART 2626 Introduction to Printmaking: Lithography and Screenprinting
ART 2650Introduction to Painting3
ART 2674Introduction to Photography3
ART 2631Introduction to Ceramics3
ART 3732Intermediate Ceramics3
ART 3733Advanced Ceramics3
ART 2611Introduction to Sculpture3
ART 3712Intermediate Sculpture3
ART 3713Advanced Sculpture Studio3
NOTE: ART 4834 must be repeated for a total of 9 s.h.
ART 4834Advanced 3D Studies3
ART 4834Advanced 3D Studies3
ART 4834Advanced 3D Studies3
ART 3703Junior Portfolio Review1
ART 4802Senior Project3
ART 4803Senior Seminar3
Studio Art Electives
Select 9 s.h. of ART 37XX/48XX Studio Art Electives.9
Art History and Theory
ART 1541Survey of Art History 13
ART 1542Survey of Art History 23
ART 3788Theory of Art3
ART 5881Twentieth Century Art to 19603
or ART 5882 Twentieth Century Art from 1960
Art History Electives
Select 2 ART 37/48XX Art History Electives.6
Total Semester Hours126
Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallS.H.
ART 1501 Fundamentals of 2D Design 3
ART 1521 Foundation Drawing 3
ENGL 1550 Writing 1 3
General Education Course/First Year Experience 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours15
Spring
ART 1502 Fundamentals of 3D Design 3
ART 1522 Intermediate Drawing 3
ART 1541 Survey of Art History 1 3
ART 1503 Foundation Portfolio Review 1
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours16
Year 2
Fall
ART 2611 Introduction to Sculpture 3
ART 2631 Introduction to Ceramics 3
ART 26XX Studio Art Breadth Course 3
ART 1542 Survey of Art History 2 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours15
Spring
ART 3712 Intermediate Sculpture 3
ART 3732 Intermediate Ceramics 3
ART 2621 Life Drawing (spring only) 3
ART 3788 Theory of Art 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours15
Year 3
Fall
ART 3713 Advanced Sculpture Studio 3
ART 3733 Advanced Ceramics 3
ART 3703 Junior Portfolio Review 1
ART 3721 Expressive Drawing (fall only) 3
Art History 3700 or higher 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours16
Spring
ART 4834 Advanced 3D Studies 3
ART 26XX Studio Art Breadth Course 3
ART Studio Art Elective 3
ART 5881
Twentieth Century Art to 1960
or Twentieth Century Art from 1960
3
General Education Course with lab 4
Request a Graduation Evaluation from the CCAC Advising Office, 2310 Bliss Hall, (330) 941-3625 after you have completed 80-85 sh.  
 Semester Hours16
Year 4
Fall
ART 4834 Advanced 3D Studies 3
ART 26XX Studio Art Breadth Course 3
ART Studio Art Elective 3
ART Art History 3700 or higher 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours15
Spring
ART 4802 Senior Project 3
ART 4803 Senior Seminar 3
ART 4834 Advanced 3D Studies 3
ART Studio Art Elective 3
General Education Course 3
 Semester Hours15
Summer
Studio Art Elective *37xx or higher 3
 Semester Hours3
 Total Semester Hours126

Learning Outcomes

The student learning outcomes for studio art are as follows:

  •  Students will demonstrate thorough knowledge of arts vocabulary.
  •  Students will demonstrate skills in communicating verbally and visually in their knowledge about the arts.
  •  Students will achieve the highest possible level of technical skills in the appropriate medium.
  •  Students will achieve the highest possible level of content expression in the appropriate medium.
  •  Students will demonstrate working knowledge of trends in general art history and theory with an emphasis in 20th century art.