Art (B.A.)

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Visual and Performing Arts

http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Art/index.asp
(239) 590-7196

2014-2015 Catalog Year

Program Admission Requirements

  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.

Program Requirements

    1. FGCU General Education Program (GEP) (36 hrs)
      Refer to the General Education Program for more information.

      1. Communication (6 hrs)
        1. ENC 1101 (3)
        2. ENC 1102 (3)

      2. Mathematics (6 hrs)
        1. STA 2023 (3)

      3. Humanities (9 hrs)
        1. HUM 2510 (3)
        2. ARH 2050 (3) recommended
        3. ARH 2051 (3) recommended
      4. Social Sciences (6-9 hrs)
      5. Natural Sciences (6-9 hrs)

        Note: At least one Natural Sciences course must include a laboratory or field component. Courses meeting this requirement contain a “C” or “L” in their course numbers. Each combined lecture and laboratory course (marked with a C) is equivalent to taking the lecture and laboratory separately.

 

    1. Common Prerequisites
      Must be completed with a grade of C or better

      • ARH 2050 History of Visual Arts I (GEP)
      • ARH 2051 History of Visual Arts II (GEP)
      • ART 1201 Methods & Concepts I (3)
      • ART 1203 Methods & Concepts II (3)
      • ART 1300 Drawing I (3)
      • ART 1301 Drawing II (3)
      • ART XXXX Any introductory media courses (6)

 

    1. Required Courses in the Major (6 hrs)

      • ART 4955 Senior Project (3)
      • IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)

 

    1. Electives in the Major (36 hrs)
      1. Select 6 hours from the following:
        • IDS 3143 Issues in Science and Technology (3)
        • IDS 3332 Issues in Culture and Society (3)
        • IDS 4910 Integrated Core Senior Seminar (3)
      2. Select 3 hours from the following:
        • ART 4382 Drawing Workshop (3)
        • ART 4921 Painting Workshop (3)
        • ART 4922 Sculpture Workshop (3)
        • ART 4925 Digital Media Workshop (3)
        • ART 4928 Ceramics Workshop (3)
      3. Select 6 hours from the following:
        • Any ARH 3000 - 4999 level courses
      4. Select 21 hours from the following with a minimum of 12 hours at the 3000 or 4999 level:
        • ARH 2500 Survey of Non-western Art (3)
        • ARH 3115 Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Art (3)+
        • ARH 3170 Greek and Roman Art (3)+
        • ARH 3200 Medieval Art (3)+
        • ARH 3301 Renaissance and Baroque Art (3)+
        • ARH 3430 Nineteenth Century Art (3)+
        • ARH 3450 Twentieth Century Art (3)+
        • ARH 3520 African Art (3)+
        • ARH 3530 Asian Art (3)+
        • ARH 3670 Caribbean Art (3)+
        • ARH 3880 History of Art and Ecology (3)+
        • ARH 4560 Chinese Contemporary Art (3)+
        • ARH 4905 Directed Independent Study (3)*+
        • ARH 4930 Special Topics in Art History (3)**+
        • ART 2500 Painting I (3)
        • ART 2600 Digital Media Design (3)
        • ART 2701 Sculpture I (3)
        • ART 2750 Ceramics I (3)
        • ART 2759 Introduction to Ceramics (3)
        • ART 3332C Figure Drawing (3)
        • ART 3463 Alternative Printmaking (3)
        • ART 3505 Painting II (3)
        • ART 3614 Digital Media Design II (3)***
        • ART 3633 Web Design (3)***
        • ART 3640 Videogame Design (3)***
        • ART 3664 Interactive Design (3)***
        • ART 3710 Sculpture II (3)
        • ART 3738 Casting and Moldmaking (3)
        • ART 3762 Wheel Throwing (3)
        • ART 3768 Clay Sculpture (3)
        • ART 3781 Raku Ceramics (3)
        • ART 3782 Contemporary Ceramics (3)
        • ART 3838 Professional Practice in Art (3)
        • ART 3840 Environmental Art (3)
        • ART 4382 Drawing Workshop (3)*
        • ART 4907 Directed Independent Study (3)*
        • ART 4921 Painting Workshop (3)*
        • ART 4922 Sculpture Workshop (3)*
        • ART 4925 Digital Media Workshop (3)*and ***
        • ART 4928 Ceramics Workshop (3)*
        • ART 4930 Special Topics in Art (3)**
        • ART 4940 Internship (3)*
        • GRA 2190 Graphic Design I (3)
        • GRA 2206 Principles of Typography (3)
        • GRA 3193 Graphic Design II (3)***
        • GRA 4194 Adv Graphic Design (3)***
        • PGY 2801 Photography I (3)
        • PGY 3205 Photography II (3)


          *The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours and may be used to fulfill elective requirements in the major.


          **The course prefix/number may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours ONLY with a change in the course topic.

          ***Upper level (3000-4999) courses taken to complete requirements in the Digital Media Design Minor cannot also be used to fulfill requirements for the B.A. Art program.

          +Courses used to complete requirements in 4-3 may not also be used to fulfill requirements in 4-4.

    2. University Requirements (3 hrs)
      • IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

    3. Additional Electives (variable)

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credit hours.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 hours must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • A minimum grade of C for each course used to satisfy the following categories: common prerequisites, required courses in the major, and electives in the major.
  • Satisfaction of the Communication and Computation Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement (See www.fgcu.edu/connect).
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an Application for Graduation by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

  • ARH 2050: may substitute ARH X050 (3)
  • ARH 2051: may substitute ARH X051 (3)
  • ART 1201: may substitute ART X201 (3)
  • ART 1203: may substitute ART X202 (3) or ART X203 (3)
  • ART 1300: may substitute ART X300 (3) or ART 1300C (3)
  • ART 1301: may substitute ART X301 (3) or ART 1301C (3) or ART X330 (3) or ART X205 (3) or ART X310 (3) or ART X305 (3)

For All Majors: Students are strongly recommended to select required lower division electives that will enhance their General Education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.

The information contained in this catalog excerpt is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to provide this information as accurately as possible at the time of publication; however, the university reserves the right to revise any section or part without notice or obligation.
Printed on: 10/24/2014.