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2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Studio Art, B.F.A.


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Areas of Concentration


Students majoring in Studio Art in the College of Art & Design are required to select from the following four tracks within the Studio Art concentration:

Photography (Track A);

Printmaking and Book Arts (Track B);

Painting and Drawing (Track C);

or 3D: Ceramics; or Sculpture (Track D).

Specific courses for each track may be found on the School of Art website. Foundation and recommended elective courses must be selected with the advice and approval of the advisor in the School of Art.

Digital Art


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ART 1011 /ART 1008  and ART 1847 /ART 1010 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ART 1360  and ART 2050 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in ART 2220  and ART 2995 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ART 2230  and ART 3996 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: ; “C” or better in ART 2210 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommend taking Summer Term or Intersession classes to reduce semester loads.

Studio Art Foundations (24 Credits) – For the Digital Art and Graphic Design concentrations, foundation courses are comprised of a total of eight courses (24 credits). Four of these courses are required for all students in the School of Art: ART 1011 , ART 1012 , ART 1360 , and ART 1847 . Another four courses should be selected from the following, with the student’s future concentration in mind: ART 1661 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 1+2, ART 1849 , ART 2050 1+2, ART 2655 , ART 2995 1+2. Please find course descriptions in the General Catalog under **COURSE SEARCH**  – ART; and review the degree path for each concentration you are considering.

1 – Required for the graphic design concentration

2 – Required for the digital art concentration.

Studio Art Electives (6-9 credits):

Art History Requirements (15 credits) – Three credits of ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441 , ARTH 2470 , and ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441  or 2000 level or above, and six credit hours above 4000.

General Electives (3 credits)

General Education Requirements – Thirty-nine hours of general education courses must be completed as required by the university.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - For General Education Natural Sciences, both physical & life sciences must be taken: six hours in a physical/life science sequence; three hours in an area (phys/life) not previously selected.
 

Graphic Design


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ART 1011 /ART 1008  and ART 1847 /ART 1010 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ART 1012 /ART 1009  and ART 2050 /ART 1848 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in ART 2544  and ART 2564 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ART 2554  and ART 2552 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in ART 4527 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommend taking Summer Term or Intersession classes to reduce semester loads.

Studio Art Foundations (24 Credits) – For the Digital Art and Graphic Design concentrations, foundation courses are comprised of a total of eight courses (24 credits). Four of these courses are required for all students in the School of Art: ART 1011 , ART 1012 , ART 1360 , and ART 1847 . Another four courses should be selected from the following, with the student’s future concentration in mind: ART 1661 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 1+2, ART 1849 , ART 2050 1+2, ART 2655 , ART 2995 1+2. Please find course descriptions in the General Catalog under **COURSE SEARCH**  – ART; and review the degree path for each concentration you are considering.

1 – Required for the graphic design concentration

2 – Required for the digital art concentration.

Studio Art Electives (6-9 credits):

Art History Requirements (15 credits) – Three credits of ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441 , ARTH 2470 , and ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441  or 2000 level or above, and six credit hours above 4000.

General Electives (3 credits)

General Education Requirements – Thirty-nine hours of general education courses must be completed as required by the university.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - For General Education Natural Sciences, both physical & life sciences must be taken: six hours in a physical/life science sequence; three hours in an area (phys/life) not previously selected.

Studio Art


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ART 1011 /ART 1008  and ART 1847 /ART 1010 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in any three courses selected from the following foundation sequence: ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 ; 2.0 cumulative, LSU and semester GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in any two courses not already selected from the following foundation sequence: ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 ; 2.0 cumulative, LSU and semester GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in any two courses not already selected from the following foundation sequence: ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 ; 2.0 cumulative, LSU and semester GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

Recommend taking Summer Term or Intersession classes to reduce semester loads.

Studio Art Foundations (30 Credits) – For the Studio Art concentration, foundation courses are comprised of ART 1011 , ART 1012 , ART 1847 , ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 . Foundation courses must be completed by the end of the fourth semester. Critical course sequence should be selected based on the intended track (see School of Art advisor).

Studio Art Electives (6-9 credits):

Art History Requirements (15 credits) – Three credits of ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441 , ARTH 2470 , and ARTH 1440  or ARTH 1441  or 2000 level or above, and six credit hours above 4000.

General Electives (3 credits)

General Education Requirements – Thirty-nine hours of general education courses must be completed as required by the university.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


CRITICAL: “C” or better in any two courses not already selected from the following foundation sequence: ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 ; 2.0 cumulative, LSU and semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


CRITICAL: “C” or better in any two courses not already selected from the following foundation sequence: ART 1360 , ART 1661  or ART 1662 , ART 1762 , ART 1848 , ART 1849 , ART 2050  or ART 2055 , ART 2995 ; 2.0 cumulative, LSU and semester GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 ; 2.0 Cumulative, LSU and Semester GPA.

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  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • Studio Art Concentration (Track A, B, C, or D) (6)
  • Studio Art Elective (3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


  • Studio Art Concentration (Track A, B, C, or D) (6-3)
  • Art History Course (4000-level) (3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • Studio Art Elective (0-3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Studio Art Concentration (Track A, B, C, or D) (6)
  • Studio Art Elective (0-3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Elective (3-0)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


  • Studio Art Concentration (Track A, B, C, or D) (6-0)
  • Studio Art Elective (0-6)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • General Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - For General Education Natural Sciences, both physical & life sciences must be taken: six hours in a physical/life science sequence; three hours in an area (phys/life) not previously selected.
 

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