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Art - BA - Ottawa (40 hours total)

 

Overview

Art fosters individual creativity and cultural identity.  Art can be studied for its's aesthetic, psychological, anthropological, historical, religious, social, and commercial significance.  It can be created for expressive, therapeutic and political purposes.  Students learn to appreciate, contextualize, and evaluate art as a means of visual communication.  They explore different media and techniques as they develop their own talents in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, and varied crafts.  As an important component of a liberal education, art promotes sensitivity, self-exploration, creativity, and multicultural awareness.

Degree Requirements

Required Art Foundation Courses

 
ART 12023DRAWING AND COMPOSITION I (3)

ART 23023DESIGN I (3)

ART 23024DESIGN II (3)

ART 20623ART HISTORY I (3)

ART 20723ART HISTORY II (3)

ART 24023DRAWING AND COMPOSITION II (3)

 

Required Studio and Theory Courses

 

CHOOSE 12 HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

2D Studio Art Offerings

ART 20421CARTOONING AND ILLUSTRATION (3)

ART 23522WATER-BASED PAINTING (3)

ART 23523PAINTING I (1)

ART 33523PAINTING II (3)

3D Studio Art Offerings

ART 23600SCULPTURE (3)

ART 23723CERAMICS I (3)

ART 33723CERAMICS II (3)

ART 25000FIBERS AND CRAFT MEDIA (3)

Graphic Design Offerings

ART 20123COLOR, LAYOUT AND TYPOGRAPHY (3)

ART 23020HISTORY OF DESIGN (3)

ART 26000DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (3)

ART 30563VISUAL COMMUNICATION (3)

ART 33050IDENTITY SYSTEMS (3)

ART 35505/COM 35505/ITS 35505PRODUCTION (3)

Independent Studies and Labs

ART 10051MARKETING & MEDIA LAB (1-3)

ART 12000MEDIA PRODUCTION (3)

ART 35523SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART (3)

 

Required Advanced Coursework

ART 36523ADVANCED STUDIO FOCUS (3)

ART 41063INTERNSHIP IN ART (1-3)

ART 49024ART COMPREHENSIVE (4)

Career Opportunities

Those majoring in this area may find careers in teaching; art history; painting; sculpture; illustration; publishing; advertising; art collection and appraisal; museum management; graphic design; and theatre, film, or video production.