Art and Design, B.A.

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree. The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.  

Minimum of 50 percent of  art credits must be earned at Southern Connecticut State University.
‘C’ or better required.

ART 104 – History of Western Art I (T2CE)*
ART 105 – History of Western Art II (T2CE)*
ART 112 – Color and 2-D Design
ART 113 – Three Dimensional Design (T2CD)*
ART 114 – Digital Foundations for Art and Design (T1TF)*
ART 150 – Introductory Drawing I (T2CD)*
ART 151 – Drawing II, Drawing and Composition (T2CD)*
Select 2 additional courses in Art History
Select 21 additional credits in ART