Apr 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Art: Studio, B.A


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The BA Art Studio degree is intended for students seeking a well-rounded liberal arts education in the context of the studio arts and encourages competency in written, oral, and visual expression. The Bachelor of Arts Studio degree, with its general studio focus, allows a student to pursue a career which calls for broad education in the visual arts. Such opportunities may exist in gallery or museum work, art auctioning and sales, curatorship, art criticism, printing or publishing production, or art development and advocacy. The degree is also appropriate for students wishing to pursue graduate study in, museum conservation, art therapy, or other arts-related professions.

General Education


(see Certified General Education Courses  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)


  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)


  •  Complete one approved course in each subcategory

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)


  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)


  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines

Mathematics: (3 hours)


  • One approved mathematics course

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)


  • One approved non-western culture course

Foreign Language


  • Complete two years in one foreign language or equivalent through placement.

Minor Requirement


  • Completion of a minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Major Requirements: (45 Hours)


Major requirements are composed of the following categories.

Additional Information and Notes


2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Electives to complete 120 hours.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

*Also satisfies requirement in the major.

#Also satisfies general education requirement.

ClearPath for Advising


The ClearPath for Advising guides provide students with an opportunity to see program requirements defined in a semester-by-semester format. The ClearPath for Advising guides also provide students with important tips, pointers, and suggestions for staying on track with progress toward the degree.  Your ClearPath is available through the Center for Advisement website at https://www.utc.edu/advisement/advising-resources/clear-paths-for-advising/

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