Undergraduate Majors

Printmaking Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Printmaking: 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 2019-20 academic year.



Course #


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
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
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
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
History of Prints AH 326 3.0
Art History Elective AH 6.0
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
Science/Math Requirement NSCI 3.0
Theory Requirement -TH 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Printmaking Major Requirements
Choose one course from the following
Life Drawing DR 252 3.0
Studio Drawing DR 298 3.0
Choose one course from the following    
Graphic Design I GD 200 3.0
Black and White Film Photography I PH 232 3.0
Digital Photography I PH 262 3.0
Introduction to Print Media: Traditional Media PR 200 3.0
Introduction to Print Media: Photo and Digital Media PR 201 3.0
Printmaking Seminar PR 376 3.0
Senior Thesis I PR 400 6.0
Senior Thesis II PR 401 6.0
Printmaking Electives PR 15.0
Studio Electives   12.0

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