Studio Art Major - Thesis Track
This major is available as a bachelor of arts degree only, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this catalog.
Studio Art Major - Thesis Track Requirements
(advised for all majors who intend to attend graduate school or pursue a career in the visual arts)
|ARTS 101||INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO||4|
|ARTS 102||2D DESIGN||4|
|ARTS 103||3D DESIGN||4|
|ARTS 110||INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STUDIES||4|
|ARTS 310||MODERN ART 1874-1956||4|
|ARTS 311||ART SINCE 1956||4|
|ARTS 390||PORTFOLIO I||2|
|ARTS 391||PORTFOLIO II||2|
|ARTS 395||GALLERY MANAGEMENT AND CURATORIAL PRACTICES||2|
|Select three studios, two of which are in the same medium||12|
|ARTS 490||THESIS I||2|
|ARTS 491||THESIS II||2|
|Select one additional visual studies course of the following:||4|
|SURVEY OF NON-WESTERN ART|
|HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY|
|HISTORY VIDEO AND DIGITAL ART|
|TOPICS IN VISUAL STUDIES|
Thesis-track students must maintain an overall 2.500 GPA and a cumulative 3.000 average in all ARTS courses. Only thesis-track students are considered for departmental honors.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete a studio art major will:
- demonstrate technical skills in at least one studio medium;
- produce a coherent, cohesive body of work accompanied by an artist statement;
- create and present works of art through visual, verbal and oral means;
- develop research, analytical, critical and craft skills;
- demonstrate an understanding of major trends in modern and contemporary art.
Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Art
A student majoring in Studio Art must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.