College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Art

Curriculum

GER University Distribution: PHL 310 - Philosophy of Art must be taken as the third course of the Philosophy requirement.

GER Humanities Divisional Distribution: any one Fine Arts course in addition to those taken to fulfill the requirements below.

Major Concentration: ten courses, including four foundations courses, four specialization courses and a two-semester capstone course.

Four fundamental courses chosen from:

  • ART 101, 102 - Art History I and II
  • ART 104 - The Experience of Architecture
  • ART 121 - Introduction to Studio Art
  • ART 133 - Drawing I
  • ART 135 - Painting I
  • ART 141 - 3-D Studio Art
  • ART 144 - Ceramics I
  • ART 172 - Traditional Photography I
  • ART 173 - Digital Photography I

Four additional courses within a specialization, three of which must be taken prior to the capstone courses.

One might “specialize” in Art History or Visual Arts areas including  ceramics, drawing, painting, photography and  sculpture. Click on your prospective specialization in the box above to see courses offered within that discipline.

Plus our capstone courses:

  • ART 495 - Senior Project I
  • ART 496 - Senior Project II

GEP Integrated Learning Component: PHL 310 Philosophy of Art, plus 2 courses from the following:

  • CLA 301 The Art and Archaeology of Greece
  • CLA 302 The Art and Archaeology of Egypt and Italy
  • CLA 203 Readings in Classical Tragedy
  • CSC 341 Introduction to Graphicsv
  • CSC 342 Computer Vision
  • CSC 343 Interactive 3D Game Development
  • COM 200 Communications Theory and Practice
  • COM 201 Ethics in Communication
  • ENG 483 Seminar in Narrative Form
  • ENG 344 Screen Writing
  • ENG 241 Creative Writing: Introductory Workshop
  • ENG 332 Playwriting
  • ENG 333 Reading, Writing and Adapting for Theatre: Dramaturgy
  • FRE 462 Contemporary Francophone Cinema
  • GRM 320 Contemporary German Cinema
  • HIS 367 Postwar America, 1945-Present
  • HIS 369 American Ideas
  • HIS 386 American Environmental History
  • HIS 387 Popular Culture in the United States
  • ITA 402 L’italiano al cinema II
  • ITA 430 Images of Rome in Literature and Film
  • JPN 330 Japanese Film and Culture
  • LAT 304 Drama
  • MAT 231 The Mathematics of Music
  • POL 326 Political Sociology: The Mass Media in American Politics
  • PSY 220 Sensation and Perception
  • SPA 449 Spanish Literature and Film
  • THE 150 Religious Vision in Film and Fiction