Sep 21, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Visual Arts Concentration, B.A.


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Art and Design   
615-898-2455
Laura Cochrane, program coordinator
Laura.Cochrane@mtsu.edu

The B.A. program in Art with a concentration in Visual Arts is designed for those who wish to pursue further study at the graduate level. Students should consult with their advisors each semester in order to plan their schedule of courses.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Art, Visual Arts, B.A., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences

Major Requirements (39 hours)


Majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.00 in the major.

Visual Arts Concentration (27 hours)


21 hours from the following:

  • Studio Art/Graphic Design 15 credit hours
  • Art History (upper division) 6 credit hours

Foreign Language (6 hours)


Students must successfully complete 2010 and 2020 or any courses numbered above the 2000 level in a single foreign language.

Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Chosen from within the College of Liberal Arts

Electives (16-19 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Art, Visual Arts


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories. 

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


  • Elective 1 credit hour
  • Studio Art/Graphic Design course 3 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 3 credit hours
  • B.A. minor course 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 13 Hours


Senior Fall


  • Studio Art/Graphic Design courses 6 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


  • B.A. minor courses 6 credit hours
  • Studio Art/Graphic Design course 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours
  • Elective/B.A. minor course 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


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