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

Studio Art, B.F.A.


(CIP = 50.0702) (SBF) TRACK 1 OF 2
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS: 120

http://art.arts.usf.edu/content/templates/?z=162&a=1100

The B.F.A. program in Studio Art will expose the student to many possibilities in the art-making process. The areas of emphasis in art media on the Tampa campus are painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and electronic media/video/performance. These options provide access to a comprehensive program of study in art. Students can develop their conceptual and technical skills in a particular art discipline or decide to investigate a specific subject through the use of numerous media and “mixed” forms of art.

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  (Concepts and Practices II) at USF.

  • ART X201 or ART X803C Art Workshop Research and Practice or ART 202C Deign II, Lower (2-D) - 3 credit hours
  • Select an option that does not duplicate another course taken:
    • ART X202C Design II, Lower (2-D) - 3 credit hours
    • ART X203 Design II, Lower (3-D) - 3 credit hours
    • ART X701C 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 X330C Life Drawing I, Lower - 3 credit hours
    • ART X205 Color and Composition, Lower - 3 credit hours
    • ART X310C Drawing, Upper - 3 credit hours
    • ART X305C Drawing II - 3 credit hours
    • ART X330C Life Drawing I Lower
    • ART X301C Drawing II
    • ART X200C Three Dimensional Design
    • ART X353C Drawing Studio
    • ART X301C Drawing II
    • ART X312C Drawing II, Upper
    • ART X500 Painting 1, Lower
    • ART X500C Painting 1, Lower
  • ARH X050 - 3 credit hours
  • ARH X051 - 3 credit hours
  • Select two courses below that do not duplicate others:
    • ART XXXX - 3 credit hours
    • ART XXXX - 3 credit hours

All courses except ARH X050 and ARH X501 require a ‘C’ or higher.

Total Major Hours: 82


Major Core (82 Credit Hours)


Notes:

*History of Visual Arts I and II 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 system.

2. 2000 Level Studio (12 Credit Hours):


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

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

3. 3000 Level Studio (18 Credit Hours):


  • 3000 Level Specialization (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Specialization (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Specialization (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Specialization (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Non-Specialization (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)
  • 3000 Level Elective Studio (ART 3XXX or PGY 3XXX or DIG 3XXX)

4. 4000 Level Studio Specialization* (9 Credit Hours):


  • 4000 Level Specialization (ART 4XXX or PGY 4XXX)
  • 4000 Level Specialization (ART 4XXX or PGY 4XXX)

*Note: Advanced Studios in Specialization must be taken sequentially and may not be completed during the same term.

5. Intermediate or Advanced Level Major Elective (6 Credit Hours):


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

6. Art History (9 Credit Hours):


Notes:

*ARH 4450  20th Century Art is a prerequisite for ARH 4475C  Contemporary Issues in Art.

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.

7. Additional Requirements (13 Credit Hours):


Notes:

**Must be taken with the second Advanced Studio in the student’s specialization.

***ART 2201C  Technology Essentials for Artists is a prerequisite for ART 3939  RealWorld.

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 , ART 2301C  or equivalent, and ART 3310C  or equivalent.

Course Grade Requirement


The minimum acceptable grade for major courses in the School of Art and Art History is a “C” grade.

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 on the Tampa campus.

Foreign Language Requirement


If a student has satisfied the FLENT (Foreign Language Entrance) requirement of two years of a single foreign language, there is no further foreign language required for the B.F.A. in Studio Art. If a student has not satisfied the FLENT requirement, he or she must satisfy the FLEX (Foreign Language Exit) requirement of two terms of a single foreign language at the college level or test out of the requirement.

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.

Other Information


The USF School of Art & Art History hosts fully equipped studios in all of these disciplines.

The B.F.A. program in Graphic Design is a limited access program and offered only at USF St. Petersburg. (Juniors and Seniors only)

Transfer credit from other institutions is accepted on the basis of a transcript evaluation. The School of Art & Art History accepts transfer credit from all Florida programs that are part of the “common course prerequisites.”

Advising Information


Rachel Lynch, rhedrick@usf.edu

Studio Art 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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