BA in Art

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art provides a broad liberal education with an emphasis in interdisciplinary studio art and design. In addition, this major enables the student to select (with department advising) a minor area of study which best fits with their career objectives.

Degree Requirements

  • Program Credits: 36
  • Required Courses
    • Visual Art Core: (18 cr) ART 101,115, 123, 131,147, and 150
    • Studio Art courses: (9 cr) Choose three courses from ART 111, 125, 129, 133, 223
    • Art History: (6 cr) Choose two courses from ART 141, 142, 344 or 415
    • Senior Seminar: (3 cr) ART 447
    • Exhibit: Required
  • Required Auxiliary Courses: none

Additional Information

The Bachelor of Arts candidate in Art can add a concentration of courses in the area of Photography or Interdisciplinary Studio Art.

A concentration in Photography will provide you with knowledge and skills in a broad range of photographic media that include film techniques, digital photography and image management, studio and location lighting methods and best business practices. You will be introduced to career options in photography through hands-on coursework that will connect you to the professional photography and design community.

Photography Concentration (17 credits)

  • ART 211 (3 cr)
  • ART 202 (3 cr)
  • ART 210 (3 cr)
  • ART 311 (3 cr)
  • ART 402 (2 cr)
  • ART 411 (3 cr)

Interdisciplinary Studio Art Concentration (17 credits)

This concentration provides the candidate the opportunity to take additional intermediate level courses in drawing, sculpture, painting, digital imaging or ceramics. Your concentration will be designed based on your areas of interest and the availability of course offerings on the schedule. ART 402 Gallery Internship (2 cr) would be the only requirement and the remainder of your credits will be selected through your art advisor.

Last updated Jan 2018

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Cardinal Stritch University began as a teaching institution for the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1937. Today, Stritch offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs that help students develop new skills, gain career-related experience, and build professional networks. With more than 34,000 alumni, our graduates are known for their roles at nonprofits, schools, small companies, health care organizations, corporations, and entrepreneurial ventures. Read less