Administered by the Department of Art and Art History
Effective Fall 2011
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.
A total of 39 semester hours is required for a major in art studio. Required courses include:
ARTSTDIO.111 Introductory Drawing
ARTSTDIO.151 Three-Dimensional Design
ARTSTDIO.152 Two-Dimensional Design
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.264 Printmaking: Silkscreen or ARTSTDIO.265 Printmaking: Intaglio 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.
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