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Painting Curriculum 2012-13

Total Credits for the BFA in Painting: 126(132 if an integrated degree with Humanistic Studies is selected)
The below degree plan is for the 2012-2013 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
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above)
6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements 42

Requirements for the Major in Painting

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Life Drawing DR 252 3
Studio Drawing DR 298 3
Studio Electives 12
Printmaking or Digital Elective 3
Painting II PT 200 3
Sophomore Painting PT 250 3
Abstract Painting PT 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 60