Art, Studio Art Emphasis
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Art, Studio Art Emphasis
2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   A minimum of 124 credit hours, of which 45 hours must be upper division credit (3000-4000 level), is required for this degree (developmental courses are excluded).   Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.
To meet the accreditation standards of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, combined studies in studio art, supportive studies in art and design, and studies in art history should total 30-45% of the curriculum and general studies 40-50%.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 3 X
ART 1033 Drawing I 3     PE  1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
ART 1013 Design I* 3     ART 1043 Drawing II 3  
ARTH 2583 Survey of Art History I* 3     ART 1023 Design II 3  
  *ART 1013, FYE even       ARTH 2593 Survey of Art History II 3  
*ARTH 2583, FYE odd
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Life Sci See Gen Ed List 3 X   Phys Sci See Gen Ed List 3 X
Life Sci Lab for above 1 X   Phys Sci Lab for above 1 X
Humanities See Gen Ed List 3 X   Soc. Sci. See Gen Ed List 3 X
Language French or German Preferred 3     Language French or German Preferred 3  
ARTH 3000 Art History 3     ARTH 3000 Art History 3  
ART 2013 Design III 3     ART3033 Drawing III 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HIST 2763 United State History to 1876 3 X   PHIL 1103 or 1503 or SCOM 1203  Intro to Philosophy or Logic & Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications (Critical Think req.) 3 X
MUS 2503 Fine Arts Musical 3 X   THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theatre 3 X
Language French or German Preferred 3     ART 3083 Printmaking 3  
ARTH 3000 Art History 3     Language French or German Preferred 3  
ART 4033 Advanced Drawing 3     ART 3093 Ceramics 3  
ART 3063 Painting 3     Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3  
Total Hours   18     Total Hours   18  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Gen Ed Enhancement Any gen ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3 X          
Social  Sci Course not previously taken in this category - See Gen Ed List 3 X   Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3  
ART 3103 Sculpture 3     Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3  
Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3     Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3  
Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3     Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 2  
Elective 3000-4000 Studio Art Preferred 3     ART 4611 Senior Thesis 1  
Total Hours   18     Total Hours   12  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 48     Total Degree Hours 130  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.75 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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