Art Theory and Practice Major
Students majoring in art theory and practice plan a program of study with and subject to the approval of a department adviser.
Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.
|Major Requirements (15 units)|
|3 200-level courses|
|Introduction to Drawing|
|Introduction to Time Based Arts|
|Introduction to Sculpture|
|3 history and/or theory courses|
|Contemporary Art Survey|
|Introduction to Contemporary Art|
and any 2 of the following
|Critical Methods for Contemporary Art|
or ART 372-0
or ART 382-0
|ART 260-0||Studio Practice (in junior year)|
|ART 360-0||Senior Critique (in senior year)|
|7 additional courses in department|
4 must be studio courses
- ART 372-0 Seminar, ART 382-0 Studio/Seminar, and ART 390-0 Studio may be taken more than once and counted more than once if each course is a different topic.
- First-year seminars do not count toward the major.
Honors in Art Theory and Practice
All senior majors enroll in ART 360-0 Senior Critique and produce a final exhibition or project. The department’s honors committee reviews all final projects, considering innovation, creativity, scope and ambition, and realization and presentation. Students whose projects and overall records meet department criteria are recommended to the college for graduation with departmental honors. For more information consult the department adviser and see Honors in the Major.