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Studio Art Major Requirements

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Credit Hours: 36

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

ARTH 101

History of Art: Prehistoric through Medieval (3) PR: None

ARTH 102

History of Art: Renaissance Through Modern (3) PR: None

ARTS 418

Senior Thesis Exhibition (3) PR: Senior standing; declared Studio Art major

Select 6 credit hours from the following:

ARTS 119

Drawing I (3) PR: None

ARTS 215

Photography I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 216

Painting I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 218

Printmaking I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 220

Sculpture I (3) PR: None

Select one course from the following ARTH 300-499 courses:

ARTH 301

Studies in Ancient and Medieval Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 303

Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 306

Studies in Modern, Contemporary, and Film Arts (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 308

Studies in Asian Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 321

Hindu Myth and Image (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 322

Indian Painting (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 333

Traditional Design and Preservation in Charleston (3) PR: None

ARTH 335

History of American Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 338

American Vernacular Architecture and Material Culture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 339

Historic Home Interiors (3) PR: None

ARTH 340

Selected Topics in Art History (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 350

History of Early Christian and Byzantine Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 355

History of Early Medieval and Romanesque Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 360

History of Gothic Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 362

History of Medieval Manuscript Illumination (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 365

History of Northern Renaissance Painting (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 370

History of Italian Early Renaissance Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 375

History of Italian High and Late Renaissance Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 381

Spanish Baroque Painting and Sculpture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 385

History of European Painting, 1700-1850 (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 389

19th Century European Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 390

20th Century European Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 391

Contemporary Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 392

The Camera and Visual Perception (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 394

History of the 18th and 19th Century Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 395

History of 20th Century Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 399

Tutorial: Art History (3, Repeatable up to 12) PR: Open only to students enrolled in the Honors College; junior standing; permission of the tutor, tutorial committee and the department chair

ARTH 410

Internship in Art History (1-6) PR: None

ARTH 415

Advanced Seminar in Art and Architectural History (3) PR: ARTH 299, senior standing, or instructor permission

ARTH 490

Independent Study in Art History (3) PR: Student must be a junior or senior art history major with a an overall GPA of at least 3.00 and an art history GPA of at least 3.30.

Select 18 credit hours of which 15 credit hours must be at the 300-level or above from the following:

ARTS 119

Drawing I (3) PR: None

ARTS 215

Photography I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 216

Painting I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 218

Printmaking I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 220

Sculpture I (3) PR: None

ARTS 315

Photography II (3) PR: ARTS 215

ARTS 319

Drawing II (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 322

Painting II (3) PR: ARTS 216

ARTS 323

Printmaking II (3) PR: ARTS 218 or instructor permission

ARTS 324

Sculpture II (3) PR: ARTS 119 and 220 or instructor permission

ARTS 325

Foundry (3) PR: ARTS 324 or instructor permission

ARTS 326

Drawing III (3) PR: ARTS 319 or instructor permission

ARTS 327

Advanced Photographic Techniques (3) PR: ARTS 215 and ARTS 315 or instructor permission

ARTS 328

Painting III (3) PR: ARTS 322

ARTS 329

Lithography (3) PR: ARTS 218 or instructor permission

ARTS 330

Sculpture III (3) PR: ARTS 324 or instructor permission

ARTS 331

Painting IV (3) PR: ARTS 328

ARTS 332

Advanced Printmaking (3) ARTS 323 or ARTS 329 or instructor permission

ARTS 333

Sculpture IV (3) PR: ARTS 330 or instructor permission

ARTS 334

Advanced Photography (3) PR: ARTS 215, ARTS 315, or instructor permission

ARTS 335

Selected Topics in Advanced Studio Practice (3) PR: Varies according to topic. See department.

ARTS 339

Drawing IV (3) PR: ARTS 326 or instructor permission

ARTS 410

Internship in Studio Art (3) PR: Junior standing and above with permission of the faculty of the Studio Art Program.

ARTS 430

Independent Study in Studio Art (3, repeatable) PR: Students must be juniors or seniors and show demonstrated ability to carry out proposed project. An application for independent study must be submitted to the project advisor prior to the beginning of the term and must be approved by the department chair.