Bachelor of Arts - Studio Art

Access the assessment plan for this program at: http://www.cis.unr.edu/ecatalog/assess/2010/StudioArt&ArtHistory_Bachelors_Plan.pdf

  1. UNIVERSITY CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS (36-43 credit)
      1. NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the "Core English and Math Completion Policy"
    1. English (3-8 credits)  
      1. Refer to the "English" section of the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog.
        NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101.
    2. Mathematics (3-6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Mathematics" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog (3-6 credits)
    3. Natural Sciences (6-8 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Natural Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (6-8 credits)
    4. Social Sciences (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Social Sciences" section of the Core Curriculum in this catalog. (3 credits)
    5. Fine Arts (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Fine Arts" section of the Core Curriculum section in this catalog. (3 credits)
    6. Core Humanities (9 credits)
      1. CH 201--Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 credits)
      2. CH 202--The Modern World (3 credits)
      3. CH 203--American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 credits)
    7. Capstone Courses (6 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Capstone" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (6 credits)
    8. Diversity (3 credits)
      1. Refer to the "Diversity" section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog. (3 credits)
  2. ADDITIONAL COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS (6-20* credits)
      1. *Credits may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language.
    1. Foreign Language (0-14 credits)
      1. Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language; complete a fourth semester course in American Sign Language; demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth year high school course in foreign language; or participate in a studies abroad program pre-approved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.
    2. College Breadth Requirement (6 credits)
      1. Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.
  3. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (39 credits)
    1. Required of all majors:
      1. ART 100--Visual Foundations (3 credits)
      2. ART 101--Drawing I (3 credits)
    2. Choose one nine-credit sequence (9 credits)
      1. Drawing
      2. ART 102--Drawing II (3 credits) AND/OR
      3. ART 201--Life Drawing I (6 credits)
      4. ART 302--Drawing III (3 credits)
      5. Photography
      6. ART 141--Introduction to Digital Photography (3 credits)
      7. ART 235R--Photography II (3 credits)
      8. ART 237--Photography II Color (3 credits)
      9. Sculpture
      10. ART 216--Sculpture I (3 credits)
      11. ART 217--Sculpture II (3 credits)
      12. ART 211--Ceramics I (3 credits)
      13. Ceramics
      14. ART 211--Ceramics I (3 credits)
      15. ART 212R--Ceramics II (3 credits)
      16. ART 216--Sculpture I (3 credits)
      17. Printmaking
      18. ART 124--Introduction to Printmaking (3 credits)
      19. Select two additional lower-division courses in printmaking:
      20. ART 221R--Beginning Printmaking: Intaglio (3 credits)
      21. ART 222R--Beginning Printmaking: Lithography (3 credits)
      22. ART 223--Beginning Printmaking: Serigraphy (3 credits)
      23. ART 224--Beginning Printmaking: Relief (3 credits)
      24. Painting
      25. ART 102--Drawing II (3 credits) OR
      26. ART 201--Life Drawing (3 credits)
      27. ART 231--Painting I (3 credits)
      28. ART 232--Painting II (3 credits)
      29. Digital Media
      30. ART 245--Digital Media I
      31. ART 343--Imaging & Mixed Media (3 credits) OR
      32. ART 381--Critical Play - Computer Games and Art
      33. ART 345--Sound & Image 
      34. ART 350S--Digital Media II
      35. ART 441--Seminar on Art & Technology OR
      36. ART 451--Problems in Digital Media (3 credits)
    3. Required of all majors
      1. ART 260R--Survey of Art History I (3 credits)
      2. ART 261--Survey of Art History II (3 credits)
      3. ART 365--Contemporary Art (3 credits)
    4. One additional upper-division Art History course (3 credits)
    5. Approved studio art courses numbered 300 or above (12 credits)
  4. MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18-21 credit)
      1. The art department accepts any minor approved by the College of Liberal Arts.
  5. ELECTIVES (5-29 credits)
  6. TOTAL CREDITS (128 credits)
      1. Forty-two or more credits must be from courses numbered 300 and above. It is recommended that Art Majors with a 2-dimensional emphasis elect either ART 211 or ART 216 , and those with a 3-dimensional emphasis elect ART 231 sometime during the early portion of their programs.
  7. RECOMMENDED SCHEDULE
    1. First Year--Fall Semester
      1. ENG* (3 credits)
      2. MATH* (3 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 111 (4 credits)
      4. Core Social Science (3 credits)
      5. ART 100--Visual Foundations (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (16-18 credits)
        *Note: English and Math course placement is based on test scores. Please consult the current class schedule.
    2. First Year--Spring Semester
      1. ENG 102--Composition II* (3-5 credits)
      2. Core Natural Science A (3 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 112 (4 credits)
      4. College Breadth Requirement (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      5. ART 101--Drawing (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL 16-18
    3. Second Year--Fall Semester
      1. CH 201--Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 credits)
      2. Core Natural Science (3 credits)
      3. Foreign Language 211 (4 credits)
      4. College Breadth Requirement (100-200 level) (3 credits)
      5. ART 260--Survey of Art History I (3 credits)
      6. Art Major Emphasis Class I (3 credits)
      7. TOTAL (18 credits)
    4. Second Year--Spring Semester
      1. CH 202--The Modern World (3 credits)
      2. Foreign Language 212 (3 credits)
      3. ART 261--Survey of Art History II (3 credits)
      4. Art Major Emphasis Class II (3 credits)
      5. Minor (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    5. Third Year--Fall Semester
      1. CH 203--American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 credits)
      2. ART 365--Contemporary Art (3 credits)
      3. Art Major Emphasis Class III (3 credits)
      4. Core Diversity Class (3 credits)
      5. Minor (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    6. Third Year--Spring Semester
      1. Art Major Emphasis Class IV (3 credits)
      2. Art Major Emphasis Class V (3 credits)
      3. Minor (3 credits)
      4. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      5. Required Art History Class (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)
    7. Fourth Year--Fall Semester
      1. Art Major Emphasis Class VI (3 credits)
      2. Capstone Course (3 credits)
      3. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Elective (3 credits)
      5. TOTAL (18 credits)
    8. Fourth Year--Spring Semester
      1. Art Major Emphasis Class VII (3 credits)
      2. Capstone Course (3 credits)
      3. Minor (300-400 level) (3 credits)
      4. Elective (3 credits)
      5. Elective (3 credits)
      6. TOTAL (15 credits)