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College of Communication & Creative Arts - Art

Rowan University

BFA in Studio Art Semester Hours

Suggested Course Sequence (PDF)

I. GENERAL EDUCATION- 42 S.H.

Communications - 9 S.H.
• COMP-01.111 College Composition I
• 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 - 6 S.H.
• Aesthetics or Philosophy directed elective

Artistic and Creative Experiences - 6 S.H.
• Music/Theatre/Dance - 3 S.H.
• Music/Theatre/Dance - 3 S.H.

Non-Program Electives - 8 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- 78 S.H.

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

A. 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

• ART-02.222 Studio Core Portfolio Review - 0 S.H.

• Application to B.F.A. - 0 S.H. (After Studio Core + Minimum of 3 Studio Courses)
• ART-09.390 Work in Progress Review - 0 S.H.
• ART-09.490 Senior Thesis Exhibition - 0 S.H.

B. Studio Choices - 33 S.H.
Art Course Descriptions
Primary studio and support courses determined with academic and studio advisrrs. Studios include: Ceramics, Computer Art, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Jewelry/Metalry, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

• Primary Studio - 12 S.H.
• Support Studio(s) - 9 S.H.
• Distributive Electives - 12 S.H.
• Art Electives (Any Art Major Studio Course) - 13.5 S.H.

C. Art History - 12 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
• Art History or Concepts in Art Criticism