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Studio Art BFA


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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art endeavors to prepare students for innovative roles in the contemporary world of art. The program begins with a series of foundation courses that stress the traditional development of technical and intellectual skills. The growth and development of each student are accelerated through exposure to several media and conclude with the choice of an area specialization.

Requirements. Completion of 124 credit hours distributed as follows:

  1. Completion of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)  general education requirements.
  2. Art History (15-19 credits).
    1. Survey courses (9-12 credits).
      ARH 111  and ARH 112  (MCC) or equivalent transfer course(s); ARH 411 .
    2. Courses beyond survey (9-12 credits).
      From: ART 214 , ARH 215  (MCC); ARH 215 , ARH 140 , ART 299 , ART 308 , ART 310 , ART 311 , ART 315 , ART 331 , ART 409 , ART 410  (UM-F).
  3. Studio Art (63 credits), not to include ART 100 (UM-F).
    1. Two-dimensional design (3 credits). ART 141  (MCC).
    2. Three-dimensional design (3 credits). ART 142  (MCC).
    3. Beginning drawing (6 credits). ART 131 , ART 132  (MCC).
    4. Life drawing (3 credits). ART 135  (MCC) or ART 361  (UM-F).
    5. Computer Graphics. ART 145  (MCC) or ART 252  (UM-F)
    6. 24 credits in one areas of specialization selected from: ceramics, graphic design, design/photography, painting, printmaking/drawing, sculpture. Specific courses in the selected specialization should be chosen in consultation with the art advisor.
      Ceramics.
      ART 281 , ART 282 , ART 283 , ART 284 , ART 295  (MCC); ART 381 , ART 382 , ART 396 , ART 496  (UM-F). (UM-F) may be repeated to total 12 credits each.
      Painting.
      ART 261 , ART 262 , ART 263 , ART 264 , ART 295   (MCC); ART 298 , ART 360 , ART 364 , ART 365 , ART 366 , ART 395 , ART 495  (UM-F). (UM-F) may be repeated to total 12 credits each.
      Printmaking/Drawing.
      ART 231 , ART 235 , ART 236 , ART 237 , ART 238 , ART 295  (MCC); ART 298 , ART 301 , ART 361 , ART 362 , ART 395 , ART 495  (UM-F). (UM-F) may be repeated to total 12 credits each.
      Sculpture.
      ART 271 , ART 272 , ART 273 , ART 274 , ART 295  (MCC); ART 298 , ART 371 , ART 396 , ART 496  (UM-F). (UM-F) may be repeated to total 12 credits each.
      Graphic Design.
      ART 122 , ART 145 , ART 146 , ART 242 , ART 244 , ART 245  (MCC); ART 160 , ART 252 , ART 298 , ART 422 , ART 324 , ART 329 , ART 326 , ART 330 , ART 335 , ART 342 , ART 395 , ART 400 , ART 401 , ART 495  (UM-F).
      Design/Photography.
      ART 180 , ART 184 , ART 188  (MCC); ARH 215 , ART 116 , ART 214 , ART 216 , ART 218 , ART 298 , ART 302 , ART 304 , ART 329 , ART 326 , ART 327 , ART 395 , ART 401 , ART 495  (UM-F).
    7. Nine credits above the 100 level in two-dimensional art chosen from areas outside the area of specialization.
    8. Nine credits of three-dimensional art chosen from areas outside the area of specialization.
    9. Additional elective courses to bring total credits in art to 63. At least 15 credits of studio art must be taken at the University of Michigan-Flint.
  4. Additional elective courses to bring total credits to 124, at least 50 of which are outside the studio art area.
  5. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in studio art classes.
  6. ART 399  (UM-F), Senior Seminar (3 credits).
  7. Presentation of a senior exhibition. Passage or failure of this exhibition will be included in the senior seminar grade.
             

 

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