Major Requirements - Art

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Core Requirements: 28 semester hours

  • ART2100 Introduction to Drawing (4) or
    ART2120 Figure Drawing (4)

  • ART2510 Introduction to Painting (4)
  • ART2610 Introduction to Sculpture (4)
  • ART2670 Introduction to Digital Photography (4)

  • ART2500 Art History: Prehistoric to Medieval (4)
  • ART2600 Art History: Renaissance to Contemporary (4)
  • ART4910 Senior Seminar Preparation (2)
  • ART4920 Senior Seminar (2)

Art Major Elective Courses: Select 12 semester hours from any course with an ART designation

Drawing Emphasis:

  • ART3110 Intermediate Drawing (4)
  • ART4100 Advanced Drawing (4)

Painting Emphasis:

  • ART2510 Introduction to Painting (4)
  • ART3510 Intermediate Painting (4)
  • ART4510 Advanced Painting (4)

Photography Emphasis:

  • ART2670 Introduction to Digital Photography (4)
  • ART3400 Intermediate Digital Photography (4)
  • ART3540 Photography and Society (4)
  • ART4400 Advanced Digital Photography (4)

Sculpture Emphasis:

  • ART2610 Introduction to Sculpture (4)
  • ART3200 Intermediate Sculpture (4)
  • ART4200 Advanced Sculpture (4)

Art History Emphasis:

  • ART2530 Introduction to Native American Art (4)
  • ART/PHL2700 Art and Philosophy (4)
  • ART/HIS3360 Renaissance, Renovation and Revival (4)
  • ART/REL3450 Icons and Idols: Critical Approaches to Religious Art (4)
  • ART3450 Photography and Society (4)