Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Painting, Sculpture, Drawing/Illustration)

Core Curriculum

All degree programs require completion of the Core Curriculum. A complete description of the core and its requirements is available in the Core Curriculum section of the Daemen catalogue. Courses which satisfy a portion or complete a core requirement will have such designation indicated after the course title.

  1. MAJOR AND SPECIALIZATION: 78 credits

    • MAJOR: 45 credits

      • ART103 Foundation Design I (3)
      • ART104 Foundation Design II (3)
      • ART105 Foundation Drawing I (3)
      • ART106 Foundation Drawing II (3)
      • ART204 Figure Drawing I (3)
      • ART205 Figure Drawing II (3)
      • ART275 History of Art: Ancient-Medieval (3) -- AA; WI
      • ART285 History of Art: Renaissance-Modern (3) -- AA;WI
      • ART331 Art Reading List (3)
      • ART345 Advanced Drawing I (3)
      • ART443 Issues & Methodologies in Contemporary Art (2) -- ILIT; WI. NOTE: IN COMBINATION WITH ART498=RP
      • ART445 Special Projects (3)
      • ART446 History of Contemporary Art: 1940 - Present (3) 
      • Select one
        • ART334 Digital Photography (3)
        • ART455 Photography (3)
      • ART490 Senior Project (3)
      • ART498 Senior Art Exhibit (1) - NOTE: IN COMBINATION WITH ART443=RP
    • SPECIALIZATION: 33 credits:

      Select one from the following and complete all requirements:
      • Drawing/Illustration: Drawing Emphasis:

        • ART240 Woodcuts & Monoprints (3)
        • ART306 Figure Drawing III (3)
        • ART340 Lithography & Intaglio (3)
        • ART346 Advanced Drawing II (3)
        • ART381 Illustration I (3)
        • ART382 Illustration II (3)
        • Select one:
          • ART225 Watercolor Painting I (3)
          • ART325 Introductory Oil Painting (3)
          • ART326 Introductory Acrylic Painting (3)
        • Art History Electives: 3 credits
        • Art Studio Electives: 9 credits
      • Drawing/Illustration: Illustration Emphasis:

        • ART219 Graphic Design I (3)
        • Select one:
          • ART225 Watercolor Painting I (3)
          • ART325 Introductory Oil Painting (3)
          • ART326 Introductory Acrylic Painting (3)
        • ART230 Computer Rendering (3)
        • ART319 Graphic Design II (3)
        • ART346 Advanced Drawing II (3)
        • ART381 Illustration I (3)
        • ART382 Illustration II (3)
        • ART383 Illustration III (3)
        • Art History Electives: 3 credits
        • Art Studio Electives: 6 credits
      • Painting:

        • ART325 Introductory Oil Painting (3)
        • ART326 Introductory Acrylic Painting (3)
        • ART425 Painting III (3)
        • ART426 Painting IV (3)
        • Art History Electives: 3 credits
        • Art Studio Electives: 18 credits
      • Sculpture:

        • ART267 Sculpture I (3)
        • ART367 Sculpture II (3)
        • ART368 Sculpture III (3)
        • ART464 Sculpture IV (3)
        • Art History Electives: 3 credits
        • Art Studio Electives: 18 credits
  2. CORE: 45 credits:

    • CMP101 English Composition (3) -- CS; ILIT; WI
    • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships
    • Core Electives: 39 credits

TOTAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS = 123 CREDITS

 

Requirements for Animation; Art; Arts Administration Programs: Admission, Admission to Upper Division, Graduation - consult the Visual & Performing Arts Department section of the catalogue or the Program Plans option on the Registrar's web page.

Suggested Course Sequence

Access the suggested course sequences for: BFA, Art:Drawling/Illustration specialization-Drawing, BFA, Art: Drawing/Illustration specialization-Illustration, BFA, Art: Painting specialization; BFA, Art: Sculpture specialization from the Visual & Performing Arts web page or from the Program Plans site on the Registrar's web page.

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