Jun 28, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A. (Day)

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The Bachelor of Arts in Art at Columbia College is designed to provide students with training in techniques and theory in a broad spectrum of disciplines. Students will also receive a background in the history and criticism of art. Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Art complete 39-42 semester hours of general education requirements and six hours of a foreign language requirement. In addition, candidates complete a minimum of 60 semester hours in art. Students desiring to complete a minor such as Painting & Drawing, Ceramics, Jewelry, Graphic Design, Photography, or Printmaking may need to take additional semester hours.

General Education Requirements(39-42 sem. hrs)

For a complete list of general education courses click here  . For additional information on general education requirements click here  .

Ethics Course Requirement(3 sem. hrs)

Foreign Language Requirement(6 sem. hrs)

For information on how to fulfill the foreign language requirement click here  .

A Minimum of 60 Semester Hours in Art

60 semester hours in the following specific courses:

Art Electives(15 sem. hrs)

Complete 15 hrs of Upper Level Art coursework of which 9 hrs must be designated as Art Studio. Courses may not apply in the Major Core area.

Other Electives(12-15 sem. hrs)

Final Evaluation

Completion of a final evaluation by satisfactorily passing ARTS 496W - Senior Portfolio 3 hours  , a course designed to assess the outcomes of the major.

Total: 120 (sem. hrs)

The total reflects the minimum number of hours to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Some courses listed above may fulfill more than one requirement block. Please speak to your academic advisor to plan your specific degree path.

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