2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Studio Art, BA

To earn a BA with a major in studio art, students must complete the requirements outlined below.

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (124 hours minimum)

Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum (39 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements can range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

The BA requires a minor (at least 18 hours)

Foreign Language

Six hours or demonstrated proficiency at the second-semester, sophomore level is required. See Modern Language Major  for additional information.

General Electives (to equal 124 hours)

Major Requirements (39 hours)

Foundation Courses (12 hours) required

ARST 10103Drawing I

3

ARST 10113Drawing II

3

ARST 10123Design and Color

3

ARST 10133Three Dimensional Design

3

Studio Art Courses (9 hours) Choose 3

ARST 20143Painting

3

 

ARST 20163Printmaking (Etching)

3

OR

ARST 20173Printmaking (Lithography)

3

OR

ARST 20183Printmaking (Screenprinting)

3

 

ARST 20213Ceramics

3

ARST 20243Sculpture

3

ARST 20503Video Art: Beginning New Media

3

ARST 20743Photography

3

ARST 21103Life Studies

3

Art History (9 hours) must be taken in sequence

ARHI 10043Introduction to Art History

3

ARHI 20000 level

3

ARHI 30000 level

ARHI 10043 is required

Upper-Level Studio Art (9 hours)

Choose any 30000-40000-level ARST offered in area of concentration