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Major Checklist

The major check list below represents classes from the current catalog year. Please check with your advisor to find out which catalog year you are registered. 

Ceramics

Required Courses
  • VIAR 211 - Drawing III, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 312 - Conceptual and Formal Development Through Drawing, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 380 - Introduction to Ceramics, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 385 - Intermediate Ceramics, 3 Credits, must be taken 2 times
  • VIAR 480 - Advanced Ceramics, 3 Credits, must be taken 3 times
  • VIAR 409 - Senior Capstone Art Project I, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 410 - Senior Capstone Art Project II, 3 Credits

 


 

Concentration Support

Required Courses  
  • VIAR 101 - Design I, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 102 - Design II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 111 - Drawing I, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 112 - Drawing II, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 209 - Sophomore Review, 0 Credits
  • VIAR 235 - Introduction to Digital Art, 3 Credits

 


 

Visual Arts Studio Electives

Required Courses
  • VIAR 250 - Introduction to Painting, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 260 - Introduction to Sculpture, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 303 - Introduction to Printmaking, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 375 - Introduction to Metalwork and Jewelry, 3 Credits
  • VIAR 396 - Introduction to Photography, 3 Credits

Concentration Art History

Required Courses
  • VIAR 121 - Survey of the Visual Arts I, 3 Credits (SP)
  • VIAR 122 - Survey of the Arts II, 3 Credits (FA)
  • VIAR 220 - Introduction to Modern Art, 3 Credits (SP)
  • VIAR 323 - Art Since 1945, 3 Credits (FA)
  • VIAR 321 - Studies in Art History, 3 Credits
    OR
  • VIAR 422 - Studies in Art History, 3 Credits

General Core Requirements

First Year Seminar (3 Credits Total)
  • UNIV 100 - First Year Seminar, 3 Credits
English Composition (6 Credits Total)
  • ENGL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing, 3 Credits
    OR
  • ESOL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture, 3 Credits
    OR
  • ENGL 115 - Honors Academic Writing, 3 Credits
    OR
  • ESOL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture for Non-Native Speakers of English, 3 Credits

28 ACT in English earns automatic credit for ENGL 101 and placement in ENGL 102 or ENGL 115

Mathematics (6 Credits)

3 credit hours from:

  • MATH 102 - Quantitative Reasoning, 3 Credits
  • MATH 105 - Applied College Algebra, 3 Credits
  • MATH 107 - College Algebra and Quantitative Reasoning, 3 Credits
  • MATH 109 - Pre-Calculus Algebra, 3 Credits
  • MATH 143 - Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry, 3 Credits

  • MATH 103 - Applied College Algebra Fundamentals, 3 Credits
    AND
  • MATH 104 - Applied College Algebra Fundamentals Practicum, 2 Credits

3 credit hours from:

  • MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus Trigonometry and Function Theory, 3 Credits
  • MATH 206 - Mathematics of Finance, 3 Credits
  • MATH 250 - Survey of Calculus, 3 Credits
  • MATH 270 - Calculus I, 4 Credits

  • STAT 214 - Elementary Statistics, 3 Credits
Communications (3 Credits)

Choose from and CMCN below or talk to your advisor about an appropriate Foreign Language course

  • CMCN 100 - Principles of Human Communication, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 101 - Oral Communication for International Students, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 202 - Argumentation and Structured Decision-Making, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 212 - Introductory Newswriting, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 302 - Competitive Forensics, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 310 - Public Speaking, 3 Credits
  • CMCN 345 - Social Media Communication, 3 Credits

  • ENGL 223 - Introduction to Creative Writing, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 355 - Advanced Writing for Teachers, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 356 - Advanced Writing in the Arts, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 357 - Advanced Writing in Business, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 358 - Advanced Writing in Humanities, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 359 - Advanced Writing in Social Sciences, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 360 - Advanced Writing, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 365 - Technical Writing, 3 Credits

  • THEA 261 - Acting I, 3 Credits
Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)

Choose from any ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, or other social behavioral science course. Three hours must be at the 200+ level.

  • ANTH 100 - Introduction to Anthropology, 3 Credits
  • ANTH 201 - Cultural Anthropology, 3 Credits
  • ANTH 202 - Biological Anthropology, 3 Credits
  • ANTH 203 - World Archaeology, 3 Credits

  • ECON 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 Credits
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Microeconomics, 3 Credits
  • ECON 300 - Fundamentals of Economics, 3 Credits

  • POLS 110 - U.S. Government, 3 Credits
  • POLS 220 - World Politics, 3 Credits
  • POLS 360 - International Relations, 3 Credits
  • POLS 370 - Political Philosophy: Thinkers, 3 Credits

  • SOCI 100 - General Sociology , 3 Credits
  • SOCI 241 - Contemporary Social Problems, 3 Credits

  • PSYC 110 - Introduction to Psychology (for Non-Majors), 3 Credits
  • PSYC 220 - Educational Psychology, 3 Credits
  • PSYC 255 - Life-span Developmental Psychology (for Non-Majors), 3 Credits
  • PSYC 311 - Child Psychology, 3 Credits
  • PSYC 312 - Adolescent Psychology, 3 Credits
  • PSYC 370 - Behavior Modification, 3 Credits

  • SOCI 100 - General Sociology, 3 Credits
  • SOCI 241 - Contemporary Social Problems, 3 Credits
Literature (3 Credits)

Choose from any Literature or Literature-centered Humanities (HUMN) course

  • ENGL 201 - British Literature from the Medieval Period to 1800, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 202 - British Literature from 1800 to the Present, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 205 - American Literature to 1865, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 206 - American Literature since 1865, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 210 - Literary Genres, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 211 - Thematic Approaches to Literature, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 212 - Literature and Other Media, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 312 - Shakespeare, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 319 - Modern Poetry, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 320 - Modern Fiction, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 332 - Introduction to Folklore, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 333 - Louisiana Literature, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 341 - History of Drama, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 342 - Modern Drama, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 350 - Young Adult Literature and Media, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 370 - Special Topics in Literary and/or Media Art, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 371 - Introduction to Ethnic Literatures, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 380 - Readings in Literature By Women, 3 Credits
  • ENGL 381 - The Scripture As Literature, 3 Credits

  • FREN 302 - Literary, Linguistic or Cultural Studies I, 3 Credits
  • FREN 311 - Introduction to French and Francophone Literature, 3 Credits
  • FREN 322 - French and Francophone Popular Culture, 3 Credits
  • FREN 392 - Louisiana French Folklore and Folk Music, 3 Credits

  • GERM 311 - Introduction to Literature, 3 Credits

  • HUMN 151 - The Humanistic Tradition I, 3 Credits
  • HUMN 152 - The Humanistic Tradition II, 3 Credits
  • HUMN 200 - Ideas and Issues, 3 Credits

  • SPAN 302 - Literary, Linguistic or Cultural Studies, 3 Credits
  • SPAN 320 - Introduction to Hispanic Cultures, 3 Credits
  • SPAN 340 - Introduction to Hispanic Literatur, 3 Credits
Natural Sciences (9 Credits)

Six hours must be in a single biological (BIOL) or physical (CHEM, PHYS, GEOL, ENVS) science and three hours in the other natural science area not chosen. Science requirements MAY NOT be satisfied by three courses in the same department.

Biological Sciences:

  • BIOL 121 - Biological Principles and Issues I, 3 Credits
  • BIOL 122 - Biological Principles and Issues II, 3 Credits

  • ENVS 150 - Plant Science, 3 Credits

Physical Sciences:

  • CHEM 101 - Survey of Chemistry I, 3 Credits
  • CHEM 102 - Survey of Chemistry II, 3 Credits
  • ENVS 280 - Biosphere Systems, 3 Credits
  • ENVS 100 - Environmental Science, 3 Credits
  • GEOL 105 - Geology and Man, 3 Credits
  • GEOL 106 - Earth History, 3 Credits
  • GEOL 110 - Dinosaurs, 3 Credits

  • PHYS 160 - Astronomy of the Solar System, 3 Credits
  • PHYS 170 - Astronomy Beyond the Solar System, 3 Credits
  • PHYS 213 - Conceptual Physics, 3 Credits
History (3 Credits)

Choose from any course in HIST (except HIST 490) or PHIL

  • HIST 100 - Introduction to History, 3 Credits
  • HIST 101 - World Civilizations I, 3 Credits
  • HIST 102 - World Civilizations II, 3 Credits
  • HIST 221 - The United States to 1877, 3 Credits
  • HIST 222 - The United States Since 1877, 3 Credits
  • HIST 307 - History of Louisiana, 3 Credits
  • HIST 321 - English History I, 3 Credits
  • HIST 322 - English History II, 3 Credits
  • HIST 330 - Modern Africa, 3 Credits
  • HIST 343 - Modern Asia, 3 Credits
  • HIST 351 - Colonial Latin America, 3 Credits
  • HIST 352 - Modern Latin America, 3 Credits
  • HIST 355 - Black History, 3 Credits

  • PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy, 3 Credits
  • PHIL 321 - Plato, Aristotle and the Ancients, 3 Credits
  • PHIL 322 - History of Modern Philosophy, 3 Credits