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Art Studio (B.A.)

Administered by the Department of Art and Art History

Effective Fall 2013

Students must fulfill the requirements for the major, the general education courses and whatever free elective credits remain to bring the number of semester hours to 120. Attention transfer students: of the thirteen courses needed for the major, at least seven must be taken at Bloomsburg. All art courses at Bloomsburg are three semester hours unless indicated otherwise.

Requirements for Art Studio - A total of 39 semester hours is required for a major in art studio. Required courses include:

Foundations Courses (9 credits)

ARTSTDIO.111 Introductory Drawing

ARTSTDIO.151 Three-Dimensional Design

ARTSTDIO.152 Two-Dimensional Design

Required interdisciplinary work (18 credits)

ARTSTDIO.231 Introductory Painting

ARTSTDIO.241 Introductory Sculpture

ARTSTDIO.281 Introductory Photography

ARTSTDIO.291 Introductory Digital Art

ARTSTDIO.221 Fabric Design: Dye or ARTSTDIO.222 Fabric Design: Surface or ARTSTDIO.223 Fabric Design: Fiber Art

ARTSTDIO.261 Intro Printmaking or ARTSTDIO.262 Intermediate Printmaking or ARTSTDIO.263 Printmaking: Lithography and Relief

Portfolio reviews will take place during the sophomore, junior and senior years. Portfolios will be assessed for increasing competency and sophistication as the student advances in the program.

Concentration (6 credits):

Develop expertise in one area through additional coursework: digital art, drawing, painting, fabric design, printmaking, photography, or sculpture. Minimum: 2 courses, including at least one advanced course: ARTSTDIO.313, ARTSTDIO.323, ARTSTDIO.333, ARTSTDIO.343, ARTSTDIO.363, ARTSTDIO.373, ARTSTDIO.374, ARTSTDIO.383 ARTSTDIO.393.

Art History Requirements (6 credits):

Two ARTHSTRY courses 200 level or above

Remaining credits for General Education and Free Electives for a total of 120 credits.