B.A. IN STUDIO ART DEGREE
The B.A. in Studio Art degree is available to students who are preparing for further studies or careers in the arts and arts-related fields, such as art education, graphic design, art therapy, illustration, botanical illustration and forensic illustration. Students work with their academic advisers to select courses from the USP and elective offerings to complement art studies in their areas of interest. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken to satisfy department requirements. Courses in the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition to the university requirement that degree candidates hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.000, degree candidates for the B.A. in Studio Art degree in the Department of Visual and Literary Arts also must have a minimum 2.500 overall cumulative grade point average and a 2.500 grade point average within all major courses at the time of graduation.
Transfer Residency. A minimum of 26 hours of upper-division course work in the major is required to establish residency in the department for all transfer students. This applies to students in the B.F.A., B.A., and Art Education degree programs who transfer in 12 or more hours of art courses for the major. Students in all art programs must meet the university requirement of at least 42 hours of course work at the upper-division level (3000 and above).
Based on their goals and career plans, students in consultation with a faculty adviser select the appropriate degree plan. Students major in studio art with areas of study in one or more of the following:
- Visual Communication Design