Art Practice Major and Minor Requirements

Students pursuing the art practice emphasis must complete the required lower and upper division courses as set forth below.

2019-2020 Catalog

Major Requirements (14.75 courses total)

LOWER DIVISION (6 courses)

ART 1 Studio Art
ART 3 Basic Design
ART 55 Digital Art: Photo, Video, Sound
ATC 80 Art Theory
AH 1 Survey of World Art: Europe and the United States
Or
AH 2 Survey of World Art: Africa, Asia and the Americas

And a choice of one lower-division course:

ART 4 Basic Photography
ART 65 Web Design and Interactive Art
ART 70 Printmaking

UPPER DIVISION (8.5 courses)

ART 193 Student Gallery Team (.5 CR)*
ART 196 Capstone Project
ART 198 Senior Portfolio in Art Practice (.25 CR)

*Currently taught as independent study or internship.

And a choice of seven upper-division courses:

ART 101 Advanced Drawing
ART 102 Advanced Painting
ART 104 Advanced Photography
ART 155 Experimental Film/Video
ART 165 Experimental Interactive Media
ART 175 Interdisciplinary Arts
ATC 180 Seminar in Art Theory & Practice
ART 194 Special Topics in Art
ATC 117 Art Criticism
ATC 118 Art since 1930
AH 195 Academic Internship Project

Minor Requirements (8.5 courses total)

LOWER DIVISION (3 courses)

ART 1 Studio Art
ART 55 Digital Art: Photo, Video, Sound

And a choice of one lower-division course:

ART 3 Basic Design
ART 4 Basic Photography
ART 65 Web Design and Interactive Art
ART 70 Printmaking
ATC 80 Art Theory
AH 1 Survey of World Art: Europe and the United States
AH 2 Survey of World Art: Africa, Asia and the Americas

UPPER DIVISION (5.5 courses)

ART 193 Student Gallery Team (.5 CR)*
ART 198 Portfolio in Art Practice (.25 CR)
*Currently taught as independent study or internship.

And a choice of five upper-division courses:

ART 101 Advanced Drawing
ART 102 Advanced Painting
ART 103 Advanced Sculpture
ART 104 Advanced Photography
ART 155 Experimental Film/Video
ART 165 Experimental Interactive Media
ART 175 Interdisciplinary Arts
ATC 180 Seminar in Art Theory & Practice
ART 194 Special Topics in Art
ATC 117 Art Criticism, 1900 to the Present
AH 195 Academic Internship Project

Art Practice: Split Major

Split majors between Art Practice and other disciplines are available by arrangement. For more information, please contact Professor Costanza Dopfel at cdopfel@stmarys-ca.edu