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Painting + Humanistic Studies Curriculum (2013-14)

Total Credits for the BFA in Painting + Humanistic Studies: 132
The below degree plan is for the 2013-2014 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 30

Humanistic Studies Major Degree Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Sophomore Humanistic Studies Seminar HMST 220 3
Major Topic Seminar 1 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 2 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 3 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 4 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 5 * 3
Senior Thesis I HMST 480 3
Senior Thesis II HMST 490 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Humanistic Studies Electives ** 12
Art History Elective 9
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
48

Requirements for the Major in Painting

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Life Drawing DR 252 3
Studio Drawing DR 298 3
Studio Electives 9
Printmaking or Digital Elective 3
Painting II PT 200 3
Sophomore Painting PT 250 3
Abstract Painting PT 360 3
Painting Electives PT 9-12
Junior Independent Painting PT 350 3-6
Professional Practices for Visual Artists PD 455 3
Senior Thesis FA 498 6
Senior Thesis II FA 499 6
Total Credits for the Painting Requirement 54

* Menu of approved seminar courses is currently under development, and is subject to change each academic year.

** Includes courses with the CWRT, FLMM, HIST, HMST, IHST, LIT, NSCI, PERF, PHIL, RELG and SSCI prefixes.