BA in Painting

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the possibilities and limitations of painting approaches/media.
  • Construct conceptual, technical, traditional and non-traditional approaches to painting.
  • Utilize painting skills and principles in reference to contemporary thought and practice.
  • Demonstrate self-critical approaches to image invention and conceptual development. Construct self-critical solutions to course problems.
  • Develop further refinement of a personal artistic voice.
  • Demonstrate acquired knowledge of the history and contemporary practice in Painting.

Learning Environment

UAA Painting Students

Curriculum

First Year
FALL
ART A105 - Beginning Drawing
ART A111 - Two Dimensional Design
ART A113 - Three Dimensional Design
ENGL A111 - Methods of Written Communication
MATH - Quantitative Skills
SPRING
ART A205 - Intermediate Drawing
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ENGL - 200 Level Written Communications
COMM - Oral Communications
GER - Natural Sciences with Lab 
Second Year
FALL
ART A261 - History of World Art I
ART A213 - Beginning Painting
ART A203 - Intro to Art Education
GER/CAS - ANTH A250
GER/CAS - HIST A101
SPRING
ART A262 - History of World Art II
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ART A313 - Intermediate Painting
GER/CAS - HIST A102
GER/CAS - American Culture
Third Year
FALL
ART A313 or A413 - Intermediate Painting or Advanced Painting
PHIL A401 - Aesthetics
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Introduction to Literature
SPRING
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Natural Sciences
GER/CAS - Ways of Knowing
Fourth Year
FALL
ART - U.D. Art History
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
ART A491 - Senior Seminar
GER/CAS - Fine Arts
Elective - Non-Art
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A313 or A400-lvl - Intermediat Painting or A413 or A414
GER/CAS - Social Behavior
Elective - U.D/Non-U.D. Non-Art
Elective - Non-Art
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