A. General University Requirements

Complete the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees. A maximum of 60 credits in Art may be applied toward the degree. Transfer students who are candidates for the BA degree with a major in Art must complete a minimum of 18 Art credits in residence.

B. General Education Requirements

Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.

C. College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

Complete the College of Arts and Sciences requirements.

D. Major Requirements

Lower Division Art (27 credits)

1. Complete the following core courses:

ART A105 Beginning Drawing (3)

ART A111 Two-Dimensional Design (3)

ART A113 Three-Dimensional Design (3)

ART A205 Intermediate Drawing (3)

ART A261 History of Western Art I (3)

ART A262 History of Western Art II (3)

2. Choose one two-dimensional course, one three-dimensional course, and one course from either list to total 9 credits:

Two-Dimensional Area: 3-6

ART A112 Color Design (3)

ART A212 Beginning Watercolor (3)

ART A213 Beginning Painting (3)

ART A215 Beginning Printmaking (3)

ART A224 Beginning Photography (3)

ART A252 Beginning Graphic Design and Illustration (3)

ART A257 Digital Art and Design I (3)

ART A271 Beginning Surface Design (3)

ART A273 Beginning Woven Forms (3)

Three-Dimensional Area: 3-6

ART A201 Beginning Handbuilt Ceramics (3)

ART A202 Beginning Wheelthrown Ceramics (3)

ART A209 Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry (3)

ART A211 Beginning Sculpture (3)

ART A270 Beginning Alaska Native Art (3)

ART A272 Beginning Fiber Structures (3)


Upper Division Studio Art (15 credits)

3.Complete a total of 15 credits from the studio areas listed below, with a minimum of 9 credits from any one area:

Ceramics, Drawing, Digital Art and Graphic Design, Fibers, Jewelry/Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Alaska Native Art


Upper Division Art History (6 credits)

4. Select 6 credits from the following: 6

ART A360A History of Non-Western Art I (3)

ART A360B History of Non-Western Art II (3)

ART A361 History of Graphic Design (3)

ART A362 History of Modern Art (3)

ART A363 History of Contemporary Art (3)

ART A364 Italian Renaissance Art (3)

ART A366 Asian Art (3)

ART A367 History of Photography (3)

ART A492 Art History Seminar (3)


Miscellaneous Requirements (21 credits)

5. Complete the following:

ART A203 Introduction to Art Education 3

ART A491 Senior Seminar (Capstone) (fall semesters only) 3

PHIL A401 Aesthetics 3

Upper division general electives 12 credits 12


At least 6 of the 12 elective credits must have a prefix other than ART.



O – These courses should be taken during indicated semester due to scheduling methods.

X – Indicates the semester when the 1 credit Natural Science laboratory course might be taken.

Suggested numbers of General Education Requirements are based on list showing combined UAA/CAS requirements. Transfer students and those not following the list may need additional credits to meet General Education Requirements.

6.A total of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper division. A total of 60 credits in ART may be applied to the degree.