Studio Art: General Studio Art, BASA

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art Major in Studio Art, General Studio Art Concentration


contact: Mark Avery

office: 140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, IL 61820

email: mavery@illinois.edu

phone: (217) 333-6632


school catalog page: Art & Design

school website: School of Art & Design

school faculty: Art & Design Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Fine & Applied Arts

college website: Fine & Applied Arts


for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art Major in Studio Art, General Studio Art Concentration


Students in the School of Art and Design must complete the Campus General Education requirements. Some Art and Design courses will also apply toward the General Education requirements.

A portfolio review is required for admission to the School of Art and Design.

First Year Curriculum

FAA 101Arts at Illinois1
ARTF 101Contemporary Issues in Art2
ARTE 101Art, Design, and Society2
ARTH 110Introduction to the History of Art and Visual Culture3
Select one Drawing course:3
Observational Drawing
Expressive Drawing
Visualization Drawing
Select one course in 2D Category:3
Introduction to Graphic Design
The Image World
Introduction to Printmaking (required for Studio Art: Printmaking)
Beginning Painting (required for Studio Art: Painting)
Select one course in 3D Category:3
Introduction to Industrial Design
Crafts Design
Beginning Sculpture (required for Studio Art: Sculpture)
Select one course in 4D Category:3
Image Practice
Time Arts I
Interaction I
Total Hours20
Art History Requirements9
Select one additional 100-level and two 200-level and above ARTH courses
Total Credits for BA Studio Arts
First-Year Curriculum Requirements20
Art History Requirements9
Concentration Requirements 116
General Education Requirements40
Electives to bring the total hours earned to 122, including a minimum of 40 credits at the 300- or 400-level.37
Total Hours122
Select one 200-level ARTS course from foundations 2D, 3D, 4D studio courses menu3
200-level ARTS course3
300-level ARTS course3
ARTS 392Current Art Issues Seminar3
400-level ARTS course3
ARTS 448BASA Capstone Project4
Total Hours16