art curriculum

The following text is taken from The University of Findlay's current undergraduate catalog.

Art Core Courses (24 semester hours)

​The following core courses are required for all four-year programs in art (24 semester hours):

 

​ART 110

​Visual Fundamentals

ART 321​

​History of Art II

​ART 205

​Introduction to Digital Design

​ART 420

​Research and Readings in Art

​ART 210

​Introduction to Drawing

​ART 455

​Senior Portfolio and Exhibition

​ART 320

​History of Art I

​ART 495

​Professional Practices in Art

 

A major in art consists of the art core plus ART 111, 211, 213 or 216, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229; plus one of the following studio courses: ART 313, 335, 345, 355, or 365.

 

A major in multi-age visual arts (Age 3 – Grade 12) consists of 16 courses in the discipline: ART 110, 111, 205, 210, 211, 213 or 216, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 320, 321, 420, and 455; plus one of the following: ART 313, 335, 345, 355, or 365. In addition, a student must complete EDUC 088 or 200; EDUC 151, 161, 202, 260, 265, 302, 303, 354, 369, 415, 418, 463; SPED 134, 261. See the College of Education for course descriptions.

 

General Requirements for Art Majors

Seniors are required to present a one‑person show or be represented in a senior group exhibit in a University gallery.


Most studio courses are managed in such a way that students are expected to provide their own materials. More exact cost information is found in specific course syllabi. All students enrolled in studio art courses are strongly encouraged to submit work for judging in the annual student exhibit. The art faculty retains the right to keep and reproduce the works of students for its permanent collection.


A minor in art consists of 24 semester hours taken in the following courses: ART 110, 210 or 211, 226, 227, 228, 229, 320, and 321.


A minor in art history consists of 15 semester hours taken in the following courses: ART 320, 321, 395 (six hours; two courses on different topics), and 420.


A minor in graphic design consists of 24 semester hours taken in the following courses: ART 110, 205, 250, 305, 314, 321, 405, and COMM 375.


A minor in photography consists of ART 110, 205, 213, 216, 313, 314, and 395 (History of Photography).