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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Art Comprehensive, B.F.A.


Curriculum for a Comprehensive Major in Art (Contemporary)


Total hours required (including free electives), 120 Hours:


Core Curriculum, 42 Hours:


All art majors must take  ART 103  for their Core Curriculum Tier 2 Arts requirement.

Art history core, 9 Hours:

Professional practices core, 9 Hours:

Group I electives, 6 Hours:


Select 6 credits from the following with assistance from your advisor.  (Courses required in concentration area cannot be utilized twice.)

Group II electives, 6 Hours:


Select 6 hours from the following with assistance from your advisor. (Courses required in concentration area cannot be utilized twice.)

Concentrations (choose ONE):


In order to progress and to graduate the student enrolled in any B.F.A. concentration must receive a minimum of a C in each course within the concentration, a minimum grade of C in ART 208 - Professional Practices I  and ART 490 - Capstone .

Graphic design concentration, 42 Hours:


Elective courses, 12 Hours:

Select 12 hours from the following (to be discussed with advisor):

GRDS 400, 432, 442, and 452 are repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits.

Four-Year Course Progression

Graphic Design Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 140 1 Visual Thinking Skills I  3 ART 170   Visual Thinking Skills II 3
GRDS 200   Design Process and Form  3 GRDS 250   Design for Digital Media 3
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts  3 ART/PHOT   Group 1 3
Core Curriculum 1 Core Curriculum OR   Core Curriculum 1 Core Curriculum 3
ART 115   Drawing I  3 Core Curriculum 1 Core Curriculum 3
Core Curriculum 1 Core Curriculum  3     TOTAL 15
Core Curriculum 1 FYEX 1        
    TOTAL  16        
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR   SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art  3 ART 204   Contemporary Art 3
GRDS 310   Typography I  3 ART 208   Professional Practices I 3
GRDS 312   Design Applications I  3 ART/PHOT   Group I  3
ART 230   Painting I OR   Core Curriculum 1 Core Curriculum  3
PHOT 281   Basic Photography OR   Core Curriculum 1 Sciences 4
ART 305   Illustration I 3     TOTAL 16
Core Curriculum 1 Sciences  4        
    TOTAL  16        
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR   SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit
GRDS 410   Typography II  3 GRDS 4xx   GRDS Elective  3
GRDS 412   Design Applications II  3 GRDS 4xx   GRDS Elective  3
ART/PHOT   Group II  3 ART/PHOT   Group II  3
Core Curriculum  2 Core Curriculum  3 Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum  3
Core Curriculum  2 Core Curriculum  3 Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum  3
    TOTAL  15     TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR   SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit Sub./Course No. Tier Title  Credit
GRDS 430   Advanced Design  3 GRDS 4xx   GRDS Elective  3
GRDS 442   Website Design  3 ART/PHOT/GRDS   Elective  3
ART 304   Special Topics in Art History  3 ART 490 3 Capstone Portfolio  3
ART 390   Professional Practices II  3 Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum  3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum  3     TOTAL 12
    TOTAL  15        
         
May 29, 2015        DEGREE TOTAL  120
         

 

Painting concentration, 42 Hours:


Required courses, 36 Hours:

Elective courses, 6 Hours:

Select 6 hours from the following (to be discussed with advisor):

Four-Year Course Progression

Painting Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts (AR) 3   ART 170   Visual Thinking Skills II 3
ART 104 1 Visual Thinking Skills I 3   ART 215   Drawing II 3
ART 115   Drawing I 3   ART 330   Painting II 3
ART 230   Painting I 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art 3   ART 204 2 Contemporary Art (WM) 3
ART 410   Advanced Drawing 3   ART 208   Professional Practices I 3
ART 434   Advanced Painting Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Group I Elective   Group I Elective 3
Group I Elective   Group I Elective 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM (MD) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 434   Advanced Painting Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
ART 390   Professional Practices II OR     ART 390   Professional Practices II OR  
PHOT 385   Computer Digital Imagery 3   PHOT 385   Computer Digital Imagery 3
Elective   Art Concentration or Group II Elective 3   Elective   Art Concentration or Group II Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Life Sciences 4   Core Curriculum 2 Life Science 4
Core Curriculum 2 GSPE 210 (WE) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM (GL) 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 435   Capstone Painting 3   ART 490 3 Capstone 3
ART 403   Art Criticism OR     ART 476   Capstone Interdisciplinary 3
ART 304   Special Topics Art History 3   ART 403   Art Criticism OR  
Group II Elective   Group II Elective 3   ART 304   Special Topics Art History 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO-CK) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO) 3   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 13
June 25, 2014             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

Photography/computer imagery concentration, 42 Hours:


Four-Year Progression

Photography/Computer Imagery Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts 3   ART 170   Visual Thinking Skills II 3
ART 140 1 Visual Thinking Skills I 3   PHOT 280   History of Photography 3
PHOT 281   Basic Photography 3   PHOT 282   Intermediate Photography 3
ART/GRDS   Group I 3   ART/GRDS   Group I 3
Core Curriculum 1 Written English 3   Core Curriculum 1 Written English 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art 3   ART 204 2 Contemporary Art 3
PHOT 385   Digital Imagery 3   ART 208   Professional Practices I 3
PHOT 383   Color Light in Photography OR     PHOT 383   Color Light in Photography OR  
ART/GRDS   Group II 3   ART/GRDS   Group II 3
Core Curriculum 1 History or Math 3   Core Curriculum 1 History or Math 3
Core Curriculum 1 Sciences 4   Core Curriculum 1 Sciences 4
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 304   Special Topics in Art History 3   ART 390   Professional Practices II 3
PHOT 381   Studio Photography 3   PHOT 387   Web Presence for Photographers 3
ART/GRDS   Group II 3   PHOT 389   Image and Meaning 3
PHOT xxx   PHOT Elective 3   PHOT xxx   PHOT Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3   Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
PHOT 480   Research in Photography I 3   ART 490 3 Capstone 3
PHOT xxx   PHOT Elective 3   PHOT 489   Research in Photography II 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3   PHOT xxx   PHOT Elective 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3   Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3
Core Curriculum 2 Core Curriculum 3   Elective   Elective (choose with advisor) 1
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 13
                 
June 25, 2014             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

Nontoxic Printmaking concentration, 42 Hours:


Four-Year Course Progression

Non-Toxic Printmaking Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts (AR) 3   ART 170   Visual Thinking Skills II 3
ART 140 1 Visual Thinking Skills I 3   ART 215   Drawing II 3
ART 115   Drawing I 3   ART 361   Printmaking II 3
ART 260   Printmaking I 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art 3   ART 204 2 Contemporary Art (WM) 3
ART 410   Advanced Drawing 3   ART 208   Professional Practices I 3
ART 464   Advanced Printmaking Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   Elective   Group I Elective 3
Elective   Group I Elective 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose (HM-MD) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 464   Advanced Printmaking Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
ART 390   Professional Practices II OR     ART 390   Professional Practices II OR  
PHOT 385   Digital Imagery 3   PHOT 385   Digital Imagery 3
Elective   Concentration or Group II Elective 3   Elective   Concentration or Group II Elective 3
Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (HM-GL) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO-CK) 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 465   Capstone Printmaking 3   ART 490 3 Capstone 3
ART 403   Art Criticism OR     ART 476   Capstone Interdisciplinary Studio 3
ART 304   Special Topics in Art History 3   ART 403   Art Criticism OR  
Elective   Group II Elective 3   ART 304   Special Topics in Art History 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO (MD) 3   Core Curriculum   Choose (SO) 3
Core Curriculum 2 GSPE 210 (WE) 3   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 13
                 
June 25, 2014             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

Sculpture concentration, 42 Hours:


Elective courses, 6 Hours:

Select 6 hours from the following (to be discussed with advisor):

Four-Year Course Progression

Sculpture Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts (AR) 3   ART 170   Visual Thinking Skills II 3
ART 140 1 Visual Thinking Skills I 3   ART 215   Drawing II 3
ART 115   Drawing I 3   ART 350   Sculpture II 3
ART 250   Sculpture I 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art 3   ART 204   Contemporary Art 3
ART 410   Advanced Drawing 3   ART 208   Professional Practices I 3
ART 450   Advanced Sculpture Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO-CK) 3   Elective   Group I Elective 3
Elective   Group I Elective 3   Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 450   Advanced Sculpture Studio 3   ART 475   Interdisciplinary Studio 3
ART 390   Professional Practices II OR     ART 390   Professional Practices II OR  
PHOT 385   Digital Imagery 3   PHOT 385   Digital Imagery 3
Elective   Concentration or Group II Elective 3   Elective   Concentration or Group II Elective 3
Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences 4   Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences 4
Core Curriculum 2 GSPE (WE) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO-GL) 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No Tier Title Credit
ART 451   Capstone Sculpture 3   ART 490 3 Capstone 3
ART 403   Art Criticism OR     ART 476   Capstone Interdisciplinary Studio 3
ART 304   Special Topics in Art History 3   ART 403   Art Criticism OR  
Elective   Group II Elective 3   ART 304   Special Topics in Art History 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO-MD) 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose (HM) 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (HM-MD) 3   Elective   Elective 1
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 13
                 
June 25, 2014             DEGREE TOTAL 120