Studio Art: Printmaking, BFASA

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


Foundation Requirements17
Arts at Illinois
Art, Design, and Society
Contemporary Issues in Art
Choose one Drawing Course (3 hours):
Observational Drawing
Expressive Drawing
Visualization Drawing
Choose one course in 2D Category (3 hours):
Introduction to Graphic Design
The Image World
Introduction to Printmaking
Beginning Painting
Choose one course in 3D Category (3 hours):
Introduction to Industrial Design
Crafts Design
Beginning Sculpture
Choose one course in 4D Category (3 hours):
Image Practice
Time Arts I
Interaction I
Art History Requirements12
Introduction to the History of Art and Visual Culture
200 level and above ARTH courses
Capstone Requirements7
Current Art Issues Seminar
Advanced Studio II
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 Hours40
Total Credits for BFA Studio Arts
Foundation Requirements17
Art History Requirements, three credits used for gen ed credit12
BFA Capstone requirements7
Concentration Requirements 143-46
General Education Requirements, three hours of art history also count as gen ed credit40
Language Requirement 2
Electives to bring the total hours earned to 122, including a minimum of 40 credits at the 300- or 400-level.0-3
Total Hours122
Select four courses from the following list of 3-credit options:12
Introduction to Printmaking 1
Ceramics Sculpture I
Image Practice (exclude if taken for foundations credit)
Time Arts I (exclude if taken for foundations credit)
Interaction I
Life Drawing (required for the Printmaking concentration)
Beginning Painting (exclude if taken for foundations credit)
Making and Meaning
Intermediate Painting (prerequisite ARTS 251)
Beginning Sculpture (exclude if taken for foundations credit)
Intermediate Sculpture
Spec Topics in Studio Art (may be repeated up to 12 hours total if topics vary)
Select up to eleven 300- or 400-level courses from the following list of 3-credit options: 31-34
Ceramics Sculpture II
Intermediate Studio I
Intermediate Studio II (prerequisite ARTS 350)
Internship in Studio Arts (may repeat once with advisor consent)
Special Topics in Printmaking
Time Arts II (may repeat once with advisor consent)
Interaction II (may repeat once with advisor consent)
Special Topics in New Media
Advanced Studio I
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Advanced Sculpture (prerequisite ARTS 280, may repeat twice with advisor consent)
Art in Context (prerequisite ARTS 252, may repeat twice with advisor consent)
Special Topics in Studio Art (variable credit 1-3 hours. Can be repeated for up to 9 total hours if topics vary.)
Total Hours43-46