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Fine Arts: Curriculum

Fine Arts Option: Art (BA,BS) (73) 

Lower Division (41) 
Art Core Curriculum (26) 
ART 234. Drawing II/Figure (4) 
ART 291. Sculpture I (4) 
ART 261. Photography I or ART 263 Digital Photography (4) 
ART 281. Painting I (4) 

Upper Division (32) 
ART 411. ^Contemporary Issues in Art (3) 
Art history (300/400-level) (at least one course must be at the 400 level) (9) 
Fine Arts electives (300 level) (12) 
Fine Arts electives (400 level) (8) 

Fine Arts BFA Option (120)

Art Core Curriculum (40)
ART 100. Art Orientation (1)
ART 101. *Intro to the Visual Arts (4)
ART 115. Foundations: 2-D (4)
ART 117. Foundations: 3-D (4)
ART 120. Foundations: Digital Imaging (3)
ART 121. Foundations: Computers in Visual Arts (3)
ART 122. Foundations: 4-D (4) 
ART 131. Foundations: Drawing (4)
ART 204, ART 205, ART 206. *Intro to Art History-Western (3,3,3)
ART 261 Photography I or ART 263 Digital Photography (4)

Lower Division (12)
ART 234. Drawing II/Figure (4)
ART 281. Painting I (4)
ART 291. Sculpture I (4)

Upper Division (68)
ART 306. Advisor Review (1)
ART 331. Drawing III (4)
ART 334. Drawing III: Figure (4)
ART 411. ^Contemporary Issues in Art (3)
Art electives (7)
Art history (300/400 level) (3 credits may be ART 207) (12)
300-level fine arts (24)
400-level studio block (16)

Note: The 400-level studio block may be any combination of painting, printmaking, sculpture, or drawing for 4 credits each, including BFA critique groups.

The core curriculum studio courses must be completed before taking
upper-division art courses for a major program. Art majors may not
elect to take required art courses on an S/U graded basis. A
minimum 3.00 grade point average must be maintained in all art courses
used to meet BFA requirements. Students may not use courses in which
they have earned less than a "C–" to satisfy BFA requirements. 
 

Please contact the Art Academic Advisor with specific requirement questions as requirements sometimes change.

OSU Catalog & Schedule of Classes 

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