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  • Academic Learning Compact - Visual Arts Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in visual art studies is a general arts degree. You will achieve proficiency in general art concepts, experimental approaches, techniques and formal composition in art. Through the study of art theory, art history and historic and contemporary art, you gain knowledge of art genres and systems of thought. Emphasis is on the development of new approaches to making art. You will learn to use research practices effectively, to discuss the development of your work in speech and in writing and to develop a portfolio and resume.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Pass a particular test, a final project, a term paper and/or a portfolio, as determined and evaluated by the appropriate faculty.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Understands the principles and elements of artistic practice.
    2. Produces artworks choosing and employing media and techniques that support ideation.
    3. Develops sound research methods and production practices.
    4. Develops a studio practice that demonstrates complex thought, analysis and reasoning.
    5. Creates a portfolio of artwork.
    6. Describes art research and practice in writing.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6
    ARH 20th Century Art Course I I        
    ART 1802C I I I I I I
    ART 1803C I I I I I I
    ART 2305C I I        
    ART 2701C or 2757C I I        
    ART or PGY Studio Course,
    3000/4000 level
    R R R R R R
    Capstone Course,
    4000 level
    A A A A A A

    Assessment Types:

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