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  Oct 17, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Art, B.A.


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The Department of Art fosters an integrated way of life in which the student, through art experiences, grows in awareness and response to both spiritual and material values. The potential artist has opportunity for studio practice in one of the following concentrations: art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphics, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Studies in art history are required of each major and may also be an area of concentration. Students who wish to be licensed as teachers follow a special program for pre K-12 licensure. Students interested in careers as art therapists are advised to follow a pre-art therapy program.

Requirements for the Art Major


Core Curriculum Requirements:


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements:


52 credit hours, as follows

  • 10 credit hours in foundation requirements
  • 9 credit hours in 100 level courses
  • 3 elective credit hours
  • 9 credit hours in Art History
  • 3 credit hour exit seminar
  • 12 credit hours (4 courses) in one area of study leading to the senior concentration
  • 6 credit hour senior concentration and exhibition are required.

Concentrations:


Must be arranged with the approval of the concentration advisor.

Note(s):


  • In the spring semester of the sophomore year the prospective art major will present a portfolio for evaluation. Acceptance or rejection from the Department of Art will be based upon this evaluation.
  • a minimum grade of “C-” must be attained in all art courses to count toward an art major degree.
  • a minimum grade of “B” must be attained in ARTS 221 /ARTS 521  and ARTS 223 /ARTS 523  for those pursuing art licensure.
  • A recommended program sequence is available for each of the concentrations. Art licensure requires an additional 28 hours of education courses as well as 55 semester hours in art for a Pre-K to 12 license. Please direct requests and/or questions to the department chair.
  • Introductory courses (or equivalent with permission of the instructor) are prerequisites for all advanced courses. Courses numbered 500 or above are for graduate students only. All studio courses may be taken for graduate credit.

B.A. Art


This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • Art 100: Seminar
  • Art 101: 2D Design
  • Art 102: DRAWING
  • Core 100 or Theology 111
  • Core 101
  • Second Language I
  • English 101 or English 115

Total (16)

Second Semester


  • Art 105: 3D Design
  • Art Studio elective (100 level)
  • Historical Perspective
  • Core 100 or Theology 111
  • Core 102
  • Second Language II

Total (15)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • Art Studio elective (100 level)
  • Art Studio elective (100 level)
  • Art 270: History of Art I
  • English 205
  • Philosophy 100

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • Art elective
  • Art Concentration elective
  • Art 271: History of Art II
  • Philosophy 200 Philosophical Perspectives
  • Theology 200+ Theologylogical Perspectives

Total (15)

Junior Year


First Semester


  • Art 441: Junior Seminar
  • Art Concentration elective
  • History of Art elective
  • Oral Communications Flag
  • Natural Science elective

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • Art Concentration elective
  • Mathematical Perspectives elective
  • DCR Flag elective
  • Social Science elective
  • Humanities elective

Total (15)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Art concentration elective
  • E/RS Flag
  • Quantitative Reasoning Flag
  • Writing Intensive Flag
  • General elective

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • Art 490: Senior Concentration
  • Scientific Perspectives elective
  • General elective
  • General elective
  • Core 499

Total (15)

Scheduling Notes:


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