UNH Department of Art & Art History
Paul Creative Arts Center A201
30 Academic Way
Art Major - Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art Option
The B.A. in Art - Studio Art option prepares students for entrance into graduate schools and for a number of vocational opportunities in museum/gallery work and creative endeavor. The Department does not offer any courses in commercial arts (graphic design, advertising, illustration, computer generated art, etc.), but it does provide a strong fine arts background for those wishing to enter the commercial art field.
Must complete a minimum of 13 courses (52 credits), with a minimum grade of C- in each course.
Core Courses (5 courses/20 credits):
|ARTS 480||Introduction to Art History||4|
|ARTS 532||Introductory Drawing||4|
|ARTS 546||Introductory Painting||4|
|ARTS 567||Introductory Sculpture||4|
|ARTS 632||Intermediate Drawing||4|
Other courses (8 courses/32 credits):
|Three courses||In a studio concentration (600 level or above): one must be at the advanced level - either a 700-level or thrid workshop of the same medium||12|
|One course||Studio Elective||4|
|Two courses||Art history courses (500 or 600 level with at least one at the 600 level or above)||8|
Discovery Program Capstone:
The Discovery Program capstone requirement may be fulfilled by completing a 600 level or above course in the studio concentration. The student will work with the course’s instructor to complete a mutually agreed upon capstone project associated with the course’s medium.
- While these courses represent the minimum departmental requirements for the studio art major, students may wish to plan a program involving greater depth in one or several of the studio areas.
- Candidates for a degree must satisfy all of the University Discovery Program requirements in addition to satisfying the requirements of each individual major program. Bachelor of arts candidates must also satisfy the foreign language proficiency requirement.
- Major department courses taken to satisfy major requirements cannot be used to satisfy Discovery category requirements.