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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Art History, Theory, and Criticism: 120 (or 126 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen).

The below degree plan is for the 2017-18 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

First-Year Requirements

All students must complete the following requirements:

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Forum I FF 111 3.00
Forum II FF 112 3.00
Color & Design FF 120A or 120B 3.00
Form & Space FF 130A or 130B 3.00
Systems & Time FF 140A or 140B 3.00
Drawing: Tradition & Innovation FF 161 3.00
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.00
First-Year Studio Elective 3.00
Total Credits for the First-Year Requirements: 24.00

Liberal Arts Requirements

*One of the Humanistic Studies electives in the standard BFA degree plan must be taken in LIT (Literature) or CWRT (Creative Writing).

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)* 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)* 3.00
Intellectual History I and II -IH1 and -IH2 6.00
Science/Math NSCI 3.00
Theory -TH 3.00
Academic Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required) 6.00
Total Credits for the Liberal Arts Requirements:
27.00

Art History, Theory & Criticism Major Requirements

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Art Matters AH 100 3.00
Modernism and After AH 201 3.00
Ancient through Gothic AH 202 3.00
Renaissance through 1855 AH 200 3.00
Life Drawing or Studio Drawing DR 252 or DR 298 3.00
Introduction to Art Criticism or Art History & its Methods AH 306 or AH 345 3.00
Senior Thesis I AH 498 3.00
Senior Thesis II AH 499 3.00
World Arts Elective I (Asian, African, New World, Oceanic) AH 3.00
World Arts Elective II (Asian, African, New World, Oceanic) AH 3.00
Art History Elective AH 3.00
Art History Electives (400 level) AH 6.00
3D Elective CE, FB, or IS 3.00
Photography Elective PH 3.00
Electronic Arts Elective 3.00
Studio Electives 21.00
Total Credits for the Art History, Theory & Criticism Major Requirements: 69.00

This page was last updated on 07/26/2017.