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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art - Option in Drawing and Painting - 4 Year Plan

 

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4 Year Plan | 5 Year Plan

 

Four Year Plan - 132 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Art 130 Foundation 2D
Art 181 Foundation Drawing
AH 111A Foundation Art History I
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Math
3
3
3
3
3
Art 131 Foundation 3D
Art 184 Life Painting
Art 287 Introduction to Painting
AH 111B Foundation Art History ll
Oral Communication or Composition
GE Class

3
3
3
3
3
3

Total Units
15
Total Units
18
Semester 3
Semester 4 - Apply to BFA - Submit Portfolio
ART 251A, 251B, 261, or 263
Art 381 Drawing
Art 384 Intermediate Life Drawing
Art History 112, 113A, 113B, 114, or 116
GE Critical Thinking
GE Class
3
3
3
3
3
3
Art 387 Painting
Art 388 Color Theory & Composition
Art (U.D.) Outside of Specialization
AH Upper Division
GE Class
GE Class
3
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
18
Total Units
18
Semester 5
Semester 6
Art 383 Life Painting
Art 481 or 487; 484 (Track A)
Art 481; 483 or 484 (Track B)
AH Upper Division
GE Lab Science
3
6
(6)
3
4
Art 483 (Track A); Elective (Track B)
Art 492Z (Track A); Art 487 (Track B)
AH Upper Division
GE Capstone
GE Lab Science
3
3
3
3
4
Total Units
16
Total Units
16
PATHWAY A - Figurative Track      
Semester 7
Semester 8
Art 496A BFA Capstone
Art 492F Concen. Stud. In Life Painting
Art (U.D.) Outside of Specialization
GE Capstone
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
3
Art 496B BFA Capstone
Art 491G Senior Project
GE Capstone course
Elective
Elective

3
1
3
3
3

Total Units
18
Total Units
13
PATHWAY B - Contemporary Practices Track      
Semester 7
Semester 8
Art 496 A BFA Capstone
Art 492G Concent. Stud. In Abstract Paint.
Art (U.D.) Outside of Specialization
GE Capstone
Elective
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
3
Art 496B BFA Capstone
Art 491G Senior Project
GE Capstone
Elective
Elective

3
1
3
3
3

Total Units
18
Total Units
13