2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Fine Arts Core Curriculum

BFA Areas of Study (Credit Distribution)

Art History

15

Social Sciences

3

Writing

6

Math/Science

6

Liberal Arts Electives (varies by department)

12

Foundations in Liberal Arts Course Requirements

Arts and Humanities (15 Credits)

IAHIS

See individual BFA programs for specific course requirements. 

Social Sciences (3 Credits)

3 credits from the following prefixes: CANTH, CECON, CGEOG, CGLST, CPOLS, CPSYC, CPLCY, CSOCS, CSOCL

 

All BFA Design majors and double majors are required to take one of the following courses to fulfill the Social Sciences credit requirement: CPSYC 1101, CPSYC 1201, CPSYC 2433

Writing (6 Credits)

CWRIT 1101 and CLITR 1100 (or credit from Advanced Placement examination or other examination.) CWRIT 1100 may not be used.

Math/Science (6 Credits)

One course from CMATH 1009, 1010, or 1011 (if students meet competency in math by AP, SAT scores, or other means, students may take a 2000 level math or an additional science course). Transfer students may take any CMATH course to satisfy math requirement.

One course from either CBIOL or CPHYS

       

Liberal Arts Electives (12 Credits)

Fulfilled by 12 credits from the following prefixes: CANTH, CARTH, CBIOL, CCOMM, CCOMP, CDANC, CDRAM, CECON, CEXTH, CGEOG, CGLST, CHLTH, CHIST, CHUMS, CLANG, CLITR, CMATH, CMGMT, CMUSC, CNSCI, CPHIL, CPHYS, CPLCY, CPOLS, CPSYC, CRELS, CSOCL, CSOCS, CCRWT, CWRIT

 

All BFA Design majors and double majors are required to fulfill 3 credits from one of the following courses: CANTH 1101, CCOMM 1500, CCOMM 1502, CMGMT 1451, CMGMT 2464, CMGMT 3305, CMGMT 3469, CSOCL 1101, CSOCL 1404, CSOCL 2115, CSOCS 3444

 

All BFA Animation majors and double majors, and BFA Digital Filmmaking majors fulfill 3 credits by taking CCRWT 2070