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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
General Studies Requirements
B.A.
B.S.
Developing A Christian Mind    3    3
  DCM 2301    
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts    3    3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
Art Major
Basic Core
24
24
 

ART 1301Design I
ART 1302Design II
ART 1303Drawing I
ART 2303Drawing II
ART 2319Art History Survey I
ART 2320Art History Survey II
ART 4380The Arts and the Creative Process

ART 4385     Senior Capstone in Art (S-L)

Art Concentration
15
15
 

15 semester hours from:

Advertising and Visual Communication Concentration:
ART/COMA 2317, 3319, 3321, 3322 , 4321
Recommended Electives: ART/COMA 3316, 3318

Art History/Museum Studies Concentration:

ART 4301, 4304, 4306, 4319, 4320

Recommended Electives: ART 4353, COMA 3307

Painting and Drawing Concentration:
ART 2310, 3303, 3310, 4309, and 4303 or 4310
Recommended Electives:  ART 2314, 4304

Photography Concentration:
ART 2314, 2317, 3314, 3316, 4341
Recommended Electives: ART 2318 (S-L), 3318

Studio Art Concentration:

15 hours composed of three lower-level and twelve upper-level semester hours in art.

Art Upper Level Electives
6
6
 

6 additional upper level semester hours.

Electives
11-27
17-24
  Sufficient electives are required to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours. Art courses, a concentrated minor in another course of study, or other university courses may be selected.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120
120
ART MINOR*  
A. ART 1301 OR 1302 (Design I or II)
3
B. ART 1303 (Drawing I)
3
C. Art Electives (9 must be upper level)
12
 
Total (minimum 9 hr. upper level)
18 hours
  *No senior exhibition required.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

(S-L)= Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

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College of Fine Arts Majors:

ART:

BA/BS Art
   
COMMUNICATION:
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast Communication
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
   
MUSIC:
BA/BS Music

BM Church Music

BM Vocal Performance
BM Piano Performance
BM Theory
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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