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2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

School of Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Option in 3-D Media (Fiber, Metal or Wood) (132 units)

Students who fall below a GPA of 3.0 in upper division courses in their area for two consecutive semesters will be removed from this B.F.A.

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • AH 111A Foundation Art History I (3)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course

  • AH 111B Foundation Art History II (3)
    Prerequisites: One GE Foundation course

  • ART 130 Foundation Two Dimensional (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 131 Foundation Three Dimensional (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 181 Foundation Drawing (3)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 221 Shop Orientation (1)
    Prerequisite: None

  • ART 263 Introduction to Sculpture/4D (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 131 or consent of instructor

  • ART 287 Introduction to Painting (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 181

Take 3 units of the following:

  • 100-level AH

Take one of the following courses:

  • ART 251A Introduction to Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 131

  • ART 251B Introduction to Beginning Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 131

  • ART 254 Introduction to Wood (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130,131; AH 111A or 111B; or consent of instructor

  • ART 257 Introduction to Metals (3)
    Prerequisites: Art 130, Art 131; AH 111A or AH 111B

  • ART 265 Introduction to Fiber (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131

Take one of the following courses:

  • ART 184 Foundation Life Drawing (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 181

  • ART 261 Introduction to Life Sculpture (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: ART 131 or 181; AH 111A or 111B, or consent of instructor.

Upper Division:

Take one of the following specializations:

Fiber

Take all of the following courses:

  • ART 316 Fiber: Pattern Design and Printing (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 287; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 317 Fiber: Textile Dyeing (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 287; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 328A Fiber and Mixed Media: Sculptural Forms (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, AH 111A, 111B

  • ART 388 Color Theory and Composition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART 130, 287; AH 111A, 111B.

  • ART 428A Fiber: Weaving, Dyeing, Woven Structures (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131; AH 111A, 111B

  • ART 432 Fiber and Mixed Media: Advanced (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181; ART 132 or 287; ART 317 or 328A; ART 428A or 430

  • ART 491B 3-D Media: Senior Project (1)
    Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor

  • ART 499N Special Studies in Fiber and Mixed Media (3)
    Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor

Take 3 units from the following courses:

  • ART 328B, 428B or 430

Take 6 units of AH

Take one of the following choices:

  • ART 333, 3 units of AH

Take 9 units ART outside the specialization

Metal

Take all of the following courses:

  • ART 357A Beginning Metals and Jewelry (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131; AH 111A, 111B or consent of instructor

  • ART 357B Beginning Metals and Jewelry (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 130, 131; AH 111A or 111B; or consent of instructor

  • ART 358A Metalsmithing (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 357A

  • ART 358B Metalsmithing (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 357A

  • ART 458A Adv Metalsmithing/Jewelry & Enameling (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 357B, 358B or consent of instructor

  • ART 458B Adv Metalsmithing/Jewelry & Enameling (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 357B, 358B or consent of instructor

  • ART 491B 3-D Media: Senior Project (1)
    Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor

Take 6 units from the following courses:

  • ART 355, 356, 359A, 359B, or 499J

Take 6 units AH

Take one of the following choices:

  • ART 333, 3 units of AH

Take 9 units ART outside the specialization

Wood

Take all of the following courses:

  • ART 354A Intermediate Wood A (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 131, 181, 221; AH 111A, 111B; or consent of instructor

  • ART 354B Intermediate Wood B (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 354A or consent of instructor

  • ART 381 Intermediate Drawing (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, 181, 184; AH 111A, 111B

  • ART 454A Advanced Wood (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 354A and 354B

  • ART 454B Advanced Wood (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 354A and 354B

  • ART 491B 3-D Media: Senior Project (1)
    Prerequisite: 3-D Media major or consent of instructor

Take the following course for 9 units:

  • ART 499B Special Studies in Wood (9)
    Prerequisite: ART 354B or consent of instructor

Take 6 units AH

Take one of the following choices:

  • ART 333, three units AH

Take 9 units ART outside the specialization

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