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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Studio Art, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art program features a traditional arts core curriculum balanced with a broad liberal arts education. Students concentrate in Two-Dimensional Studio Art, Three-Dimensional Studio Art, or Photography. Each concentration is supported by fully equipped studios designed to facilitate learning and creativity and accommodate health and safety standards.

Concentrations

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art program select between three concentrations options:

  • Concentration in Two-Dimensional Studio Art (painting, drawing, printmaking, illustration)
  • Concentration in Three-Dimensional Studio Art (ceramics, sculpture, metalcraft)
  • Concentration in Photography

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students in the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art must:

  • Demonstrate technical skills in major area of concentration and achieve basic visual communication and expression in one or more media
  • Develop an artistic maturity and sensitivity to visual aesthetics, making workable connections between concept and media
  • Utilize the principles of visual art and design
  • Analyze the intentions of major artists/designers and movements of the past and the present, both in the Western and non-Western worlds
  • Evaluate the nature of contemporary thinking on art and design
  • Discern quality in design projects and works of art

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art requires 120 credit hours:

  • 21 credit hours in major required core courses
  • 12 credit hours in art history
  • 18 credit hours in primary concentration courses
  • 12 credit hours in secondary concentrations courses
  • 36-37 credit hours of Franciscan Core Curriculum (FCC) courses
  • 3 credit hours in FCC literature requirement
  • 18 credit hours in elective courses as needed

Program of Studies


Primary Concentration Studio Courses, 18 Hours:


Secondary Concentrations Studio Courses, 12 Hours


Franciscan Core Curriculum (FCC), 36-37 Hours with Directed Courses Including


FCC Literature Requirement, 3 Hours


Electives, 18 Hours


Admission Requirements


Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts Program must meet University of Saint Francisadmission requirements and participate in a portfolio review.

Progression Requirements


Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts Program complete a sophomore portfolio review.

Graduation Requirements


Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts Program complete a senior portfolio review.

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