Studio Art: Printmaking, BASA

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

contact: Mark Avery

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


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, Printmaking 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.

Students majoring in this degree program must complete the First Year Curriculum requirements before beginning other major requirements.

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
Introduction to Printmaking (required for Studio Art: Printmaking)
Fashion Illustration (required for Studio Art: Fashion)
Beginning Painting (required for Studio Art: Painting)
Basic Photography (required for Studio Art: Photography)
Select one course in 3D Category:3
Introduction to Industrial Design
Ceramics Sculpture I
Jewelry/Metals I
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
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

 See Concentrations for requirements for individual concentrations.

ARTS 205Introduction to Printmaking (required for the Printmaking concentration, exclude if taken in first year curriculum)3
ARTS 250Life Drawing3
ARTS 392Current Art Issues Seminar3
ARTS 405Special Topics in Printmaking (may be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours)3
ARTS 448BASA Capstone Project4
Choose one of the following: (ARTS 405 can be repeated for this requirement)
ARTS 399Internship in Studio Arts (with advisor consent)1 to 4
ARTS 454Advanced Drawing3
ARTS 455Advanced Painting3
ARTS 499Special Topics in Studio Art1 to 4
Total Hours16