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    Feb 17, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Studio Art, B.A.


(CIP = 50.0701) (SBA)
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS: 120

http://art.arts.usf.edu/content/templates/?z=162&a=1097

This degree is designed to develop the student’s consciousness of aesthetic and ideological aspects of art and its relationship to life. The degree also assists students in the realization of personal ideas, art making skills and imagery. The BA is oriented toward a general and broad immersion in the field. Studio courses are supplemented with studies in art history, foreign language and an abundance of electives both within the School of Art and Art History and throughout the campus. While the BA in Studio Art is not usually the preferred preparation for moving on to the Master of Fine Arts degree, it is quite appropriate for seeking other advanced degrees, especially in the Liberal Arts or other similar programs.

State Mandated Common Course Prerequisites


Students wishing to transfer to USF should complete an A.A. degree at a Florida College System institution. Some courses required for the major may also meet General Education requirements thereby transferring maximum hours to the university.

If a student wishes to transfer without an A.A. degree and has fewer than 60 semester hours of acceptable credit, the student must meet the university’s entering freshman requirements including ACT or SAT test scores, GPA, and course requirements.

Transfer students are also required to comply with the immunization, foreign language, and continuous enrollment policies of the university.

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses at the lower level prior to entering the university. If these courses are not taken at a Florida College System institution, they must be completed before the degree is granted.

Unless stated otherwise, a grade of C is the minimum acceptable grade in prerequisite courses.

Note: It is recommended that transfer students complete both Design I and Design II prior to transfer. If a student does not complete Design I and Design II prior to transfer they should wait and enroll in ART 2201C - Concepts and Practices I  and ART 2203C - Concepts and Practices II   at USF.

  • ART X201 - 3 credit hours
  • Select an option that does not duplicate another course taken:
    • ART X202 Design II, Lower (2-D) - 3 credit hours
    • ART X203 Design II, Lower (3-D) - 3 credit hours
    • ART X710C Sculpture I - 3 credit hours
    • ART X203C - Design II, Lower (3-D)  - 3 credit hours
  • ART X300C Drawing I, Lower - 3 credit hours
  • Select an option that does not duplicate another course taken:
    • ART X301 Drawing II - 3 credit hours
    • ART X205 Color and Composition, Lower - 3 credit hours
    • ART X310C Drawing, Upper - 3 credit hours
    • ART X305 Drawing II - 3 credit hours
    • ART X330C Life Drawing I Lower - 3 credit hours
    • ART X200C Three Dimensional Design
    • ART X353C Drawing Studio - 3 credit hours
    • ART X301C Drawing II - 3 credit hours
    • ART X312C Drawing II, Upper
    • ART X500 Painting 1, Lower - 3 credit hours
    • ART X500C Painting 1, Lower - 3 credit hours
  • ARH X050* - 3 credit hours
  • ARH X051* - 3 credit hours
  • Select two courses below that do not duplicate others taken:
    • ART XXXX - 3 credit hours
    • ART XXXX - 3 credit hours

*All courses except ARH X050 and ARH X051 require a ‘C’ or higher.

Total Major Hours: 56


Major Core (56 Credit Hours)


Notes:

*History of Visual Arts I can be used to satisfy Information & Data Literacy (TGEI) & History of Visual Arts II can be used to satisfy Human & Cultural Diversity (TGED) under the Enhanced General Education system.

**Concepts and Practices I can be used to satisfy the Creative Thinking (TGEC) requirement under the Enhanced General Education requirement system.

All studio courses, other than those designated as core or beginning studios, require the completion of the following core courses: ART 2201C  or equivalent, ART 2203C  or equivalent, ARH 2050  or ARH 2051 , and ART 2301C  or equivalent and ART 3310C  or equivalent

1. Art Preparation (18 Credit Hours):


Notes:

*History of Visual Arts I can be used to satisfy Information & Data Literacy (TGEI) & History of Visual Arts II can be used to satisfy Human & Cultural Diversity (TGED) under the Enhanced General Education system.

**Concepts and Practices I can be used to satisfy the Creative Thinking (TGEC) requirement under the Enhanced General Education requirement system.

All studio courses, other than those designated as core or beginning studios, require the completion of the following core courses: ART 2201C  or equivalent, ART 2203C  or equivalent, ARH 2050  or ARH 2051 , and ART 2301C  or equivalent and ART 3310C  or equivalent.

2. Beginning Studio Workshops (12 Credit Hours):


  • 2000 Level 2-D Studio (ART 2XXX or PGY 2XXX)
  • 2000 Level 3-D Studio (ART 2XXX)
  • 2000 Level Studio (ART 2XXX or PGY 2XXX)
  • 2000 Level Studio (ART 2XXX or PGY 2XXX)

These courses may not be repeated. These courses are prerequisites to the intermediate-level Studio Courses. Students must take at least one two-dimensional and one three-dimensional studio course.

3. Intermediate Studio Workshops (12 Credit Hours):


  • 3000 Level Studio (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Studio (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Studio (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Studio (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)

4. Intermediate or Advanced Level Major Elective (3 credit hours):


  • ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX or ART 4XXX or PGY 4XXX

5. Art History (9 Credit Hours)


**ARH 4450  is required of all majors.

NOTE: ARH 4930  Art History: Selected Topics & ARH 4890  Paris Art History may be taken for degree credit only by approval of the academic advisor for the School of Art and Art History.

6. Additional Requirements (2 Credit Hours)


Students are encouraged to take additional credits in the Studio Workshops and Theme Studio Courses to fulfill art electives.

All Students earning a B.A. degree in Studio Art or Art History must complete the Foreign Language Exit Requirement. 

Grading Requirement


All coursework in the School of Art & Art History must have a grade of C or better to satisfy program requirements.

Residency Requirement


A minimum of 50 percent of the total hours required for a degree from the School of Art and Art History must be completed in The School of Art and Art History Tampa campus.

Foreign Language Requirement


Any student seeking a B.A. in Studio Art must satisfy the Foreign Language Exit requirement (FLEX).

Research Opportunities


All undergraduate students in any degree program can participate in undergraduate research. There are a number of options to receive academic credit for a mentored research experience and to have the experience show on the official transcript. Students who wish to enroll in an undergraduate research course should consult with their academic advisor to understand how the credit will apply towards the degree requirements. If no credit is needed, students may be eligible to enroll in the 0-credit IDS 2912 , IDS 4914  or IDH 4910  courses. These courses will not impact degree credits or GPA but will show on an official transcript and document the experience. The Office of Undergraduate Research will assist students in understanding the various course options.

Advising Information


Rachel Lynch, mrhedrick@usf.edu

School of Art & Art History Faculty


E. Akin-Kivanç, W. Babcox, N. Bender, J. Byrd, S. Cheatham, C. Cornejo Alvarez, E. Fraser, M. Freeman, G. Green, S. Havens, E. Johnson, R. Lawrence, J. Lazarus, R. Marchi, N. Mason, P. Merrill Brekka, A. Moore, A. Pollack, B. Shanks, H. Szepe, W. Wilson, J. Yeon Woo Professor Emeritus: Lou Marcus.

Plan of Study


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