MAJOR CURRICULUM

Total credits for a BFA in Painting: 120.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.

The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2021-22 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
 Designing Information FF 140B 3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernisms AH 201 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Art History Elective (400-level) AH 3.0
Art History Elective (400-level) AH 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Theory -TH 3.0
Science/Math NSCI 3.0
Academic Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required)   3.0
Academic Elective   3.0
Painting Major Requirements
Life Drawing DR 252 3.0
Introduction to Painting PT 201 3.0
Color, Pigment, Surface PT 202 3.0
Personal Directions PT 250 3.0
Junior Independent Painting PT 350 3.0
Professional Practices for the Visual Artist PD 455 3.0
Senior Thesis I FA 498 6.0
Senior Thesis II FA 499 6.0
Painting Electives PT 12.0
Studio Electives   12.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217