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College of Communication & Creative Arts - Art

Rowan University

Bachelor of Arts in Art (BA)

A liberal arts degree program for students who wish to become art teachers or desire a broad academically-oriented education with an emphasis in art, Art Education or General Fine Arts.

BA Suggested Course Sequence


Semester Hours

I. GENERAL EDUCATION - 54 S.H.

Communications - 9 S.H.
  • 1 COMP-01.111 College Composition I
  • 2 COMP-01.112 College Composition II
  • CMS-06.202 Public Speaking

Science/Mathematics - 7 S.H.

  • Lab Science
  • Mathematics

Social & Behavioral Sciences - 6 S.H.

History, Humanities, Languages - 12 S.H.
Aesthetics or Philosophy directed elective

Artistic and Creative Experiences - 6 S.H.

  • Music/Theatre/Dance
  • Music/Theatre/Dance

Non-Program Electives - 14 S.H.

Additional Requirements - 0 S.H.
These requirements may be met through courses within the above categories if the courses are so designated. These are not additional courses.

Multicultural/Global (MG), Writing Intensive (WI), Broad Based Literature (LIT)


II. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS - 39 S.H.

NOTE: A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses taken as part of the Art major.

A. Studio Foundation Core - 19.5 S.H.
Art Course Descriptions
ART-02.100 Drawing 1 (Representational)
ART-02.110 Drawing 2 (Figure)
ART-02.200 Drawing 3 (Expressive)
ART-02.105 Color & Design 1 (2D)
ART-02.207 Color & Design - 2 (3D)
ART-09.308 Color & Design 3 (Color Theory)
ART-09.101 Digital Media & Techniques

1002.222 Studio Core Portfolio Review - 0 S.H.
1009.401 Senior Project Art - 0 S.H.

B. Art History - 9 S.H.
Art Course Descriptions
ARHS-03.103 Art History Survey I
ARHS-03.104 Art History Survey II
ARHS-03.205 Art History Survey III

C. Studio Choices - 10.5 S.H.
Art Course Descriptions
Select a variety of studio courses in consultation with your advisor.


III. FREE ELECTIVES - 27 S.H.
Select a variety of courses in consultation with your advisor.