Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Studio Art Curriculum
|Arts at Illinois|
|Art, Design, and Society|
|Contemporary Issues in Art|
Drawing Course 1
|Course in 2D Category 2|
|Course in 3D Category 3|
|Course in 4D Category 4|
|Art History Requirements||12|
|Introduction to the History of Art and Visual Culture|
Select one additional 100-level, one 200-level, and one 300-level ARTH courses. Three of the 12 required Art History credits will also be used as general education requirements.
|Current Art Issues Seminar|
|Advanced Studio II|
Drawing Courses include: ARTF 102--Observational Drawing; ARTF 104--Expressive Drawing; and ARTF 106--Visualization Drawing.
2D Categories include: ARTS 151--Introduction to Graphic Desigh; ARTD 160--The Image World; ARTS 205--Introduction to Printmaking, and ARTS 251--Beginning Painting.
3D Categories include: ARTD 101--Introduction to Industrial Design, ARTS 201--Crafts Design, and ARTS 280--Beginning Sculpture.
4D Categories include: ARTS 241--Image Practice, ARTS 243--Time Arts I, and ARTS 244--Interaction I.
|General Education Requirements by Category|
|Advanced Composition (ACP)||3|
|Cultural Studies: Non-Western Cultures, U.S. Minority Culture(s), Western/Comparative Cultures (CNW, USM, CW)||9|
|Composition I (Comp. I)||4|
|Humanities & the Arts (HUM)||6|
|Natural Sciences & Technology (NAT)||6|
|Quantitative Reasoning (QR)||6|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS)||6|
|Total Credits for BFA Studio Arts|
|Art History Requirements, three credits used for gen ed credit||12|
|BFA Capstone requirements||7|
|Concentration Requirements 1||27|
|General Education Requirements, three hours of art history also count as gen ed credit||40|
|Electives to bring the total hours earned to 122, including a minimum of 40 credits at the 300- or 400-level.||19|
See Concentrations tab for requirements for indvidual concentrations.
The Language Requirement may be satisfied by:
If you enter UIUC without three years of language other than English in high school, you must take a language placement test to determine the courses in which you should enroll. A current list of courses approved to satisfy the language requirement is available here.