Effective Fall 2017

A minimum grade of C (2.000) must be achieved in each upper-division art course in the student's concentration. The minimum scholastic average acceptable for graduation is 2.000 computed only for courses attempted at CSU.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
ART 105Issues and Practices in Art 1
ART 110Art History I 3
ART 111Art History II 3
ART 135Introduction to Drawing 3
ART 136Introduction to Figure Drawing 3
ART 160Two-Dimensional Visual Fundamentals 3
ART 170Three-Dimensional Visual Fundamentals 3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
Arts and Humanities13B3
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
Mathematics1B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
ART 212Art History III 3
ART 260Painting I 3
Select three courses from the following: 9
Digital Visual Fundamentals  
Photo Image Making I  
Intermediate Drawing I  
Pottery I  
Metalsmithing and Jewelry I  
Fibers I  
Introduction to Graphic Design  
Introduction to Electronic Art  
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief  
Sculpture I  
Upper-Division Art History24A,4B3
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Historical Perspectives3D3
Social and Behavioral Sciences3C3
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
ART 360Painting Methods and Materials 4
ART 361Figure Painting 4
Art Elective 3
Upper-Division Art History24A,4B3
Upper-Division Art Elective 4
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
Upper-Division Non-Art Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
ART 400BFA Portfolio 1
ART 460Advanced Painting I4C4
ART 461Advanced Painting II4C4
Upper-Division Art Elective 4
Upper-Division Non-Art Electives3 9
Non-Art Electives (any level)3 6
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 120

Upper-Division Art History Courses2 

Code Title AUCC Credits
ART 310 History of American Art to 1945 4A,4B 3
ART 311 Art of Africa 4A,4B 3
ART 312 History of Pre-Columbian Art 4A,4B 3
ART 314 Women in Art History 4A,4B 3
ART 315 United States Art 1945-1980 4A,4B 3
ART 316 Art of the Pacific 4A,4B 3
ART 317 Native North American Art 4A,4B 3
ART 320 Global Encounters in Art 3
ART 410 Greek Art 4A,4B 3
ART 411 History of Medieval Art 4A,4B 3
ART 412 History of Renaissance Art 4A,4B 3
ART 414 History of Baroque and Rococo Art 4A,4B 3
ART 415 History of 19th Century European Art 4A,4B 3
ART 416 History of European Art, 1900 to 1945 4A,4B 3
ART 417 Roman Art 4A,4B 3
ART 418 Contemporary Artists and Art Critics 4A,4B 3
ART 492A Seminar: Art History 4A,4B 3
ART 496H Group Study: Art History 4A,4B 3
1

Select from the list of courses (other than ART 100) in category 3B in the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC). Only 3 of the 6 credits required for Arts and Humanities may come from intermediate (L*** 200 and L*** 201) foreign language courses.

2

Select 6 credits of Upper-Division Art History Courses total, at least 3 of which must satisfy AUCC categories 4A and 4B. 

3

Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program: C or better in ART 360, ART 361, ART 460, and ART 461.
To Declare this Major:
Transfer Students: 2.500 cumulative GPA.
Continuing CSU Students: 2.500 cumulative GPA.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 105Issues and Practices in Art X 1
ART 110Art History IX  3
ART 135Introduction to DrawingX  3
ART 160Two-Dimensional Visual FundamentalsX  3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
Global and Cultural Awareness X3E3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 111Art History IIX  3
ART 136Introduction to Figure DrawingX  3
ART 170Three-Dimensional Visual FundamentalsX  3
Arts and Humanities X3B3
MathematicsX 1B3
CO 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 212Art History IIIX  3
Select two courses from the following:   6
Digital Visual Fundamentals    
Photo Image Making I    
Intermediate Drawing I    
Pottery I    
Metalsmithing and Jewelry I    
Fibers I    
Introduction to Graphic Design    
Introduction to Electronic Art    
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief    
Sculpture I    
Biological and Physical Sciences X3A4
Historical Perspectives X3D3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 260Painting IX  3
Select one course from the following not previously taken:   3
Digital Visual Fundamentals    
Photo Image Making I    
Intermediate Drawing I    
Pottery I    
Metalsmithing and Jewelry I    
Fibers I    
Introduction to Graphic Design    
Introduction to Electronic Art    
Printmaking I-Intaglio and Relief    
Sculpture I    
Upper-Division Art History (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)  4A,4B3
Biological and Physical Sciences X3A3
Social and Behavioral Sciences X3C3
ART 260 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 361Figure PaintingX  4
ART Elective X 3
Upper-Division Art History (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab) X4A,4B3
Advanced Writing X23
Arts and Humanities X3B3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 360Painting Methods and MaterialsX  4
Upper-Division Art Elective X 4
Upper-Division Non-Art Elective X 3
Elective X 3
 Total Credits   14
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 460Advanced Painting IX 4C4
Upper-Division Non-Art Elective X 3
Non-Art Electives (any level) X 6
 Total Credits   13
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ART 400BFA PortfolioX  1
ART 461Advanced Painting IIX 4C4
Upper-Division Art ElectiveX  4
Upper-Division Non-Art ElectivesX  6
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120