BFA 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

BFA Painting student

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 A112 - Color Design
ART A205 - Intermediate Drawing
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ENGL - 200 Level Written Communications
COMM - Oral Communications
Second Year
FALL
ART A261 - History of World Art I
ART A213 - Beginning Painting
ART A307 - Life Drawing/Composition I
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
GER - Natural Science with Lab
SPRING
ART A262 - History of World Art II
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ART A313 - Intermediate Painting
ART - Second Concentration Beginning Studio
GER - Natural Science
Third Year
FALL
ART A313 - Intermediate Painting
ART A203 - Introduction to Art Education
PHIL A401 - Aesthetics
ART - Art History/Education/Studio Elective
GER - HIST A110
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A413 - Advanced Painting
ART - Secondary Concentration Studio
ART - Art History/Education/Studio Elective
GER - HIST A102
Fourth Year
FALL
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A413 - Advanced Painting
ART A491 - Senior Seminar
ART - Secondary Concentration Support Course
GER - ANTH A250
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART - A390/A490 or A498
ART A499 - BFA Thesis
GER - Fine Arts
GER - JPC A101
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