BFA in Drawing

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the possibilities and limitations of drawing approaches/media. Illustrate personal progress in technical skills.
  • Develop a continuing refinement of personal iconography and symbolism. Demonstrate self-developed content within compositions.
  • Use drawing/ design skills and principles in reference to contemporary thought and Develop solutions to design problems.
  • Use gesture, contour and structural drawing skills to develop figure drawings.
  • Master conceptual and technical approaches to drawing. Refine skills needed to work from concept to finished work.
  • Analyze acquired knowledge of the history of drawing.

Learning Environment

UAA drawing class

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 A252 - Beginning Graphic Design & Illustration
ART A305 - Advanced Drawing
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
GER - Natural Science with Lab
SPRING
ART A262 - History of World Art II
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ART - Additional Beginning 2D Studio
ART - Second Concentration Beginning Studio
GER - Natural Science
Third Year
FALL
ART A305/A307 - Advanced Drawing or Life Drawing
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 A405/A407 - Experimental Drawing or Life Drawing
ART - Secondary Concentration Studio
ART - Art History/Education/Studio Elective
GER - HIST A102
Fourth Year
FALL
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A407 - Life Drawing II or A390/A490
ART A491 - Senior Seminar
ART - Secondary Concentration Support Course
GER - ANTH A250
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A405 - Experimental Drawing
ART A499 - BFA Thesis
GER - Fine Arts
GER - JPC A101
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