Course Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree in Art: Studio Art

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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 toward 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, 1303, 1307, or 1405

(B.S.) MATH 1303, 1307, or 1405

[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) 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 credit 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 credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.    
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
6
  POLS 2301 and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.    
Total General Studies Hours 48-64 51-58

Art: Studio Art Major

45

Complete the following 15 courses for 45 semester hours:
 

ART 1301    Design I

ART 1302    Design II

ART 1303    Drawing I

ART 2303    Drawing II

ART 2310    Painting I

ART 3303    Drawing III


ART 3305    Art History I

or

ART 4318    History of Graphic Design I


ART 3306    Art History II

or

ART 4338    History of Graphic Design II


ART 3310    Painting II

ART 3319    Visual Communication

ART 4300    Portfolio Research

ART 4310    Painting IV

ART 4327    Color and Composition

ART 4328    Illustration I

ART 4329    Illustration II

Complete one of the following allied courses for 3 credit hours:
3
 

MRKT 3301  Principles of Marketing (required)

PSYC 4303  Social Psychology (Prerequisite: PSYC or SOCI 1301)

SOCI 4301  Multicultural Perspectives

Complete up to 12 additional upper-level credit hours of courses in ART:
12
 

ART 3314    Photography II (Prerequisite ART 2314)

ART 3317    Contemporary Advertising

ART 3318    Web Design

ART 3321    Graphic Design I (Prerequisite ART 3319)

ART 3322    Graphic Design II

ART 3325    Lettering and Typography

COMA 3304  Writing Across Media

Electives 0-12 2-9
  Sufficient electives are required to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level credit hours. A minor is recommended.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120
120

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

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

Refer to course descriptions in the back of this catalog for course prerequisites.

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

 

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