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4-Year Plan

Mapped out below is a four year plan for all visual arts majors in their respective concentration. Use it as a guide to graduate on time.

View the online catalog for course descriptions and more information.

Ceramics

Freshman Year

Required Courses

Fall Semester

  • UNIV 100 - First Year Seminar 3 Credits
  • VIAR 101 - Design I, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 111 - Drawing I, 3 Credits
  • MATH 105 - Applied College Algebra, 3 Credits
  • OR
  • MATH 109 - Pre-Calculus Algebra, 3 Credits

  • ENGL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing, 3 Credits
    OR
  • ENGL 115 - Honors Academic Writing, 3 Credits

Spring Semester

  • ENGL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 102 - Design II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 112 - Drawing II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 121 - Survey of the Visual Arts I, 3 Credits

  • MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus Trigonometry and Function Theory, 3 Credits
    OR
  • MATH 206 - Mathematics of Finance, 3 Credits

Total Credits: 30


Sophomore Year

Required Courses

Fall Semester

  • VIAR 122 Survey of the Arts II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 209 Sophomore Portfolio Review, 0 Credits
  • VIAR 211 Drawing III, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 380 Intro to Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits
  • SCIENCE Elective, 3 Credits

Spring Semester

  • VIAR 220 Modern Art, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 385 Intermediate Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 235 Art and the Computer, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits
  • Literature Elective, 3 Credits

Total Credits: 30


Junior Year

Required Courses

Fall Semester

  • VIAR 312 Conceptual Formal Development Drawing, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 323 Art Since 1945, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 385 Intermediate Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • SCIENCE Elective, 3 Credits
  • CMCN Elective, 3 Credits

Spring Semester

  • VIAR 480 Advanced Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits
  • SCIENCE Elective, 3 Credits
  • BHSC Elective, 3 Credits

Total Credits: 30


Senior Year

Required Courses

Fall Semester

  • VIAR 409 Senior Art Project I, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 480 Advanced Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Elective 321 Studies in Art History, 3 Credits
    OR
  • VIAR 422 Studies in Art History, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Intermediate Studio Elective, 3 Credits

Spring Semester

  • VIAR 410 Senior Art Project II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 480 Advanced Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • BHSC Elective, 3 Credits
  • HIST Elective, 3 Credits
  • VIAR Studio Elective, 3 Credits

Total Credits: 30