AP, Dual Enrollment, Transfer, and Study Abroad Credits
Students who major in the department can use a total of only three units of eligible transfer, dual enrollment, AP, and credits from study abroad combined to count toward their major, with approval of the department. Only two units from study abroad can be used toward the major.
Students who minor in Studio Art or Art History can use a total of two units of eligible transfer, dual enrollment, AP, and credits from study abroad combined to count toward their minor, with approval of the department. Only one unit from study abroad can be used toward the minor.
Requirements for the Studio Art Major
It is highly recommended that a minimum of two classes in an area of focus, including at least one second-level or intermediate course, should be completed by the end of the junior year. Areas of focus include painting, photography, documentary video, ceramics, and sculpture (three sculpture courses expected for students planning a sculpture SIP).
Number of Units
Ten units are required. A SIP is not counted as part of the ten units.
Required Courses: Seven Units
To be completed by the end of the sophomore year:
ARTX 105 Basic Drawing
ARTX 134 Sculpture: Object Investigation or ARTX 234 Sculpture: Structure and Space
ARTX 145 Survey of Art I: 1100-1600 or ARTX 150 Survey of Art II: 1600-1945
ARTX 201 Visual Fundamentals (taken sophomore spring)
To be completed by the end of the junior year:
One Intermediate Studio Course in the intended area of focus (300-level)
ARTX 224 Art Since 1945
To be completed by the fall of the senior year:
ARTX 490 Advanced Studio (pre-requisite of at least one intermediate level studio art course)
ARTX 490 Professional Practices for Studio Artists
The remaining three units are to be selected from the studio art offerings.
Requirements for the Studio Art Minor
Number of Units
Six units are required. A SIP is not counted as part of the six units.
ARTX 105 Basic Drawing or ARTX 134 Sculpture: Object Investigation
ARTX 150 Survey of Art II: 1600-1945 or ARTX 224 Art Since 1945
One Intermediate Studio Course (300-level preferred)
Three additional units to be selected from any of the studio art offerings
Rising Junior Information
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Rising Senior Information
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To learn more about SIPs, visit the Studio Art SIP page.