Undergraduate Degree - Studio Art - Bachelor of Arts

Program:
Studio Art - Bachelor of Arts
Program Code:
0566 Studio Art
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FQ76
Department:
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Art, Art History, and Design

Undergraduate Programs
Studio Art - Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree program with a major in Studio Art is a liberal arts program. Emphasis is on breadth of study, and the number of required Studio Art courses is limited so that students may complete college and university requirements and electives.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the  Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Studio Art major is met by completing Studio Art 492.  That course is referenced in item 3. a. (1) below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

    The completion of requirement 3. b. referenced below satisfies one of the cognates that the College requires.  The second cognate must be in a field outside the student's major.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                     
    a. The following Studio Art courses (42 to 48 credits):    
      (1) All of the following courses:  Studio Art 110, 112, 113, 114, 492 (14 credits).    
        The completion of Studio Art 492 satisfies the capstone course requirement for the Studio Art major.    
      (2) Four of the following courses including at least one  course from each of the following three areas (12 credits):    
        Two-Dimenionsal Area    
        Painting: Studio Art 320    
        Printmaking: Studio Art 330, 335    
        Three-Dimensional Area    
        Ceramics: Studio Art 340, 345    
        Sculpture: Studio Art 350, 351, 354, 355    
        Electronic Art and Intermedia and Photography Area    
        Photography: Studio Art 370    
        Electronic Art and Intermedia: Studio Art 380    
        Graphic Design: Studio Art 360, 365    
      (3) A concentration of at least 3 courses, including at least one 400–level course, in one of the following subdisciplines (8 to 12 credits):      
        Ceramics:  Studio Art 340, 345, 440, 491C.
        Electronic Art and Intermedia: Studio Art 380, 384, 385, 480, 491I.
        Graphic Design:  Studio Art 360, 365, 460, 462, 465, 466, 467, 468, 491E, 494.
        Painting:  Studio Art 320, 325, 420, 491A.
        Photography:  Studio Art 370, 375, 472, 474, 475, 491F.
        Printmaking:  Studio Art 330, 335, 439, 491B.
        Sculpture:  Studio Art 350, 351, 354, 355, 450, 491D.
      (4) Studio Art electives:  Additional credits in 300–400 level Studio Art courses as needed to meet the requirement of at least 42, but not more than 48, credits in courses in the major.
        A course that is listed in requirements 3. a. (2) and (3) may be counted toward both of those requirements.
    b. Art History and Visual Culture Cognate:  Four courses including the following (12 to 14 credits):
      (1) History of Art 101 and 102 (6 credits).
      (2) At least one course that includes the post World War II period. History of Art 240, 252, 261, 450, 452, 474 or other applicable History of Art courses approved by the advisor (3 or 4 credits).
      (3) One additional course in History of Art at the 200 or 400-level (3 or 4 credits).

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Studio Art, BA (0566)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses
Conditions:
University IAH211 or higher: No credits from Excluded HA courses in Requirement(s) 4

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Studio Art BA - Drawing
Major - Studio Art BA - Drawing: 1 course from STA110

Requirement 12: Major - Studio Art BA - Art and Design
Major - Studio Art BA - Art and Design: 1 course from STA112

Requirement 13: Major - Studio Art BA - Color and Design
Major - Studio Art BA - Color and Design: 1 course from STA113

Requirement 14: Major - Studio Art BA - 3D Form
Major - Studio Art BA - 3D Form: 1 course from STA114

Requirement 15: Major - Studio Art BA - Capstone
Major - Studio Art BA - Capstone: 1 course from STA492

Requirement 16: Major - Studio Art BA - Area Disciplines
Major - Studio Art BA - Area Disciplines: A total 3 courses
Three-dimensional Area: At least 1 course from STA340, STA345, STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355
Two-dimensional Area: At least 1 course from STA320, STA330, STA335
Electronic Art and Intermedia, and Design Area: At least 1 course from STA360, STA365, STA370, STA380

Requirement 17: Major - Studio Art BA - Subdisciplines
Major - Studio Art BA - Subdisciplines: The required number of courses from 4 of the following sets of courses
1 course from STA330, STA335
1 course from STA320
1 course from STA340, STA345
1 course from STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355
1 course from STA360, STA365
1 course from STA370
1 course from STA380

Requirement 18: Major - Studio Art BA - Concentration
Major - Studio Art BA - Concentration: A total 3 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Ceramics: Ceramics -STA340, STA345, STA440, STA491C
Graphic design: Graphic design -STA360, STA365, STA460, STA462, STA465, STA466, STA467, STA468, STA491E, STA494
Painting: Painting -STA320, STA325, STA420, STA491A
Photography: Photography -STA370, STA375, STA472, STA474, STA475, STA491F
Printmaking: Printmaking -STA491B, STA330, STA335, STA439
Sculpture: Sculpture -STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355, STA450, STA491D
Electronic Art and Intermedia, and Design Area: Electronic Art and Intermedia, and Design Area -STA380, STA384, STA385, STA480, STA491I

Requirement 19: Major Distribution
Major Distribution: 36 credits from Studio Art courses.

Requirement 20: College - Arts and Letters - History of Art Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - History of Art Cognate: A total 4 courses
At least 2 courses from HA101, HA102
At least 1 course from HA240, HA261, HA450, HA452, HA474, HA252
At least 1 course from 400 Level History of Art Courses

Requirement 21: College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate: 12 credits from Courses in a cognate. One 300-400 level course of at least 3 credits must be included between the Open Cognate and the Non Arts & Letters Cognate. Both the cognate and the courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

Requirement 22: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 23: College - Arts and Letters - Second Language
College - Arts and Letters - Second Language: 1 course from a second year foreign language course demonstrating competency in a foreign language.

Requirement 24: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 25: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.