Studio Art, B.A.

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At least 50 percent of studio art credits must be taken at Southern Connecticut State University.

120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 2 – Creative Drive:
ART 150 - Drawing I, Materials and Techniques (‘C’ or better)

Tier 2 – Cultural Expression: Select course other than ART 104 or ART 105

Tier 3 - Capstone
ART 493 - Studio Art Capstone

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

39 Credits Required

Students must take at least 50 percent of their studio art credits at Southern Connecticut State University. 

‘C’ or better required

ART 104 – History of Western Art I
ART 105 — History of Western Art II
ART 112 — Color and 2-D Design
ART 113 —Three Dimensional Design
ART 151 — Drawing II, Drawing and Composition
Select 2 additional courses in art history

18 additional credits of Studio Art (6 of which must be at the 300 to 300-level)

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

No cognates are required for this program.

FREE ELECTIVES

Remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).