Art: Requirements for the Major

Disciplinary Major

(All students must complete the Supporting and Upper-Level Core in addition to an Area of Emphasis.)

Supporting Core Courses, 31 credits

Art history, (9 credits)

AVD 102: History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval (3 credits)

AVD 103: History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern (3 credits)

AVD 202: Concepts and Issues of Modern Art (3 credits)

Design core, (10 credits)

ART 101: Tools, Safety, and Materials (1 credit)

ART 105: Introductory Drawing (3 credits)

ART 106: Design Methods (3 credits)

ART 107: Two-Dimensional Design (3 credits)

Two-dimensional studios, (6 credits)

ART 210: Introduction to Painting (3 credits)

ART 243: Introduction to Photography (3 credits)

ART 270: Introduction to Printmaking (3 credits)

Three-dimensional studios, (6 credits)

ART 220: Introduction to Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 230: Introduction to Ceramics (3 credits)

ART 250: Introduction to Fibers/Textiles (3 credits)

ART 260: Introduction to Jewelry/Metals (3 credits)

Upper-Level Core Courses, (9 credits)

Art history, (One of these)

AVD 370: Modern American Culture (3 credits)

AVD 371: World Art (3 credits)

AVD 372: Women, Art and Image (3 credits)

Art history, required, (3 credits)

ART 490: Contemporary Art (3 credits)

Drawing, required, (3 credits)

ART 302: Intermediate Drawing (3 credits)

Areas of Emphasis: Studio Art

Possible plans for the Studio Art emphasis only.

Students must fill out the Upper-Level Studio Art Plan form in consultation with an Art adviser for approval of upper-level studio art courses that will count for their Art major degree plan.

  • The 10-credit Design Core is required prerequisite for all upper-level studio courses.
  • A minimum of 9 credits must be selected from one studio area in addition to other relevant upper-level studio art courses to total 15 credits. Upper-level classes have a 300 or 400 designation.
  • Advanced studios may be taken 3 times for a total of 9 credits.

Some courses may have other courses substituted to be more appropriate for student goals. Talk to your adviser for more details.

Sample Plans

Painting (Note: ART 410 must be taken twice)

ART 311: Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

ART 410: Advanced Painting (3 credits)

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 402: Advanced Drawing (3 credits)

Drawing (Note: ART 304 may be taken twice and ART 402 must be taken twice)

ART 304: Figure Drawing (3 credits)

ART 402: Advanced Drawing (3 credits)

ART 311: Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

ART 375: Screen Printing (3 credits)

Sculpture (Note: ART 421 must be taken twice)

ART 321: Intermediate Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 421: Advanced Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 331: Intermediate Ceramics (3 credits)

ART 364: Intermediate Jewelry/Metals (3 credits)

Ceramics (Note: ART 431 must be taken twice)

ART 331: Intermediate Ceramics (3 credits)

ART 431: Advanced Ceramics (3 credits)

ART 321: Intermediate Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 355: Intermediate Fibers/Textiles (3 credits)

Photography (Note: ART 344 may be taken twice)

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 344: Photography III (3 credits)

ART 443: Advanced Problems in Photography (3 credits)

ART 375: Screen Printing (3 credits)

ART 311: Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

Jewelry/Metals (Note: ART 463 must be taken twice)

ART 364: Intermediate Jewelry/Metals (3 credits)

ART 463: Advanced Jewelry/Metals (3 credits)

ART 321: Intermediate Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

Fibers/Textiles (Note: ART 453 must be taken twice)

ART 355: Intermediate Fibers/Textiles (3 credits)

ART 453: Advanced Fibers/Textiles (3 credits)

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 321: Intermediate Sculpture (3 credits)

Printmaking

ART 373: Intermediate Printmaking (3 credits)

ART 375: Screen Printing (3 credits)

ART 470: Advanced Printmaking (3 credits)

ART 311: Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

ART 402: Advanced Drawing (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Gallery/Museum Practices

Upper-Level Courses, (21 credits)

Gallery/museum core

ART 395: Exhibition Development and Design (3 credits)

ART 396: Gallery/Museum Practices, Principles and Policy (3 credits)

ART 495: Advanced Gallery/Museum Practices (3 credits)

ART 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Studio courses, (9 credits)

ART-XXX: Two-Dimensional area, 3 credits

ART-XXX: Three-Dimensional area, 3 credits

ART-XXX: 3 credits from either area

Area of Emphasis: Art Education

Art majors may complete an emphasis in Art Education leading to teacher licensure from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Only those requirements for coursework in Art are listed here. For additional information about admission to the teacher education program, consult the Education Office (www.uwgb.edu/education), or the Office of Academic Advising, or refer to the Education program description in this catalog. For advising information, see the Art Education adviser.

Lower-level supporting courses are the same as the Studio Art and Gallery/Museum Practices except Art Education majors must take all of the art introductory studio courses.

Two-dimensional studios, (9 credits)

ART 210: Introduction to Painting (3 credits)

ART 243: Introduction to Photography (3 credits)

ART 270: Introduction to Printmaking (3 credits)

Three-dimensional studios, (12 credits)

ART 220: Introduction to Sculpture (3 credits)

ART 230: Introduction to Ceramics (3 credits)

ART 250: Introduction to Fibers/Textiles (3 credits)

ART 260: Introduction to Jewelry/Metals (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (15 credits)

Required:

EDUC 316: Teaching Art in the Middle and Secondary Schools (3 credits)

Studio Art, (12 credits)

Twelve (12) elective credits should include four (4) studio courses from the 300-400 level in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, art metals, textiles, sculpture, or ceramics for which appropriate prerequisites have been completed.