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Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Option in Drawing and Painting (code ART_BF03) (132 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

  • Take all of the following course:
    • AH 111A Foundation Art History I (3)
    • AH 111B Foundation Art History II (3)
    • ART 130 Foundation Two-Dimensional (3)
    • ART 131 Foundation Three Dimensional (3)
    • ART 181 Foundation Drawing (3)
    • ART 184 Foundation Life Drawing (3)
    • ART 287 Introduction to Painting (3)
  • Take 3 units 100-level AH
  • Take one course selected from:
    • ART 251A Introduction to Ceramics: Handbuilding (3)
    • ART 251B Introduction to Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (3)
    • ART 261 Introduction to Life Sculpture (3)
    • ART 263 Introduction to Sculpture/4D (3)

Upper Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ART 381 Intermediate Drawing (3)
    • ART 383 Life Painting (3)
    • ART 384 Intermediate Life Drawing (3)
    • ART 387 Painting (3)
    • ART 388 Color Theory and Composition (3)
    • ART 491G Drawing and Painting Senior Project (1)
    • ART 496A BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)
    • ART 496B BFA Capstone: Drawing and Painting (3)

Contemporary Practices Track

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ART 481 Advanced Drawing (3)
    • ART 487 Advanced Painting (3)
    • ART 492G Concentrated Studies in Abstract Painting (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • ART 483 Advanced Life Painting (3)
    • ART 484 Advanced Life Drawing (3)
  • Take 9 units of AH
  • Take 9 units ART outside the specialization

Figurative Track

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ART 483 Advanced Life Painting (3)
    • ART 484 Advanced Life Drawing (3)
    • ART 492F Concentrated Studies in Life Drawing (3)
    • ART 492Z Concentrated Studies in Life Painting (3)
  • Take one of the following courses
    • ART 481 Advanced Drawing (3)
    • ART 487 Advanced Painting (3)
  • Take 9 units of AH
  • Take 6 units ART outside the specialization

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