Bachelor of Arts

BACHELOR OF ARTS

The B.A. in Art provides the student with a broad experience in a variety of media. Students may combine a B.A. in Art with a certificate in communication design, or with certification in education. For students interested in a career in art therapy, the department offers a double major in art and psychology with an art therapy concentration in conjunction with the Department of Psychology (please see description of the double major below and under the Department of Psychology section for more details).

B.A. in ArtDouble Major w/ Art Therapy Concentrationw/ Certification in Education

Requirements for a B.A. in Art
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts

 

Liberal Arts Core  (CS 115 Waived)         46 credits
Art          44 credits
Open Electives         30 credits
Total      120 credits

 

 ART REQUIREMENTS:

AR 111 Drawing I
AR 113 2D Design
AR 118 3D Design
AR 204 Color Theory
AR 220 Digital Art I
AR 227 Life Drawing
AR 250 Sculpture I
AR 280 Painting I
AR 310 Junior Comprehensive (1 credit)
AR 455 Senior Seminar (2 credits)
AH 212 World Art I
AH 214 Modern Art
AH 215 World Art II
AR 465 Senior Exhibit (2 credits)

Two additional studio courses are required – one of which must be a 300-level course or higher in chosen area of study. 

 

Requirements for Double Major in Art and Psychology with Art Therapy Concentration
DEGREE: B.A. in Art and B.A. in Psychology

 

Liberal Arts Core  (CS 115 Waived)         46 credits
Art          44 credits

Psychology (see requirements under   Department of Psychology)

        30 credits
Total      120 credits

 

ART REQUIREMENTS:
AR 111 Drawing I
AR 113 2D Design
AR 118 3D Design
AR 204 Color Theory
AR 220 Digital Art I
AR 227 Life Drawing
AR 250 Sculpture I
AR 280 Painting I
AR 310 Junior Comprehensive (1 credit)
AR 455 Senior Seminar (2 credits)
AH 212 World Art I
AH 214 Modern Art
AH 215 World Art II
AT 310 Art Therapy Methods
AR 465 Senior Exhibit (2 credits)
    One additional studio course 300-level or above in chosen area of study

With the exception of art education majors, all B.A. students must complete at least one upper level course in the area of study chosen for their senior thesis exhibit. For example: Both Painting I and Painting II are required for students presenting painted works for their senior thesis exhibit.

Note that the double major provides students with all the necessary coursework for entry into the M.A. in Counseling with Art Therapy Specialization at Caldwell. Registration and practice as an art therapist requires master’s level preparation.

Qualified undergraduates in the double major with Art Therapy Concentration may also take advantage of the opportunity to pursue their M.A. in Counseling with Art Therapy Specialization in an accelerated manner through the Combined B.A./M.A. program.

 

This degree is offered in conjunction with the Division of Education. A student must be accepted into the program through the Division of Education (see Catalog section in Division of Education for education requirements).

Requirements for a B.A. in Art with Certification in Education
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts

Liberal Arts Core  (CS 115 Waived)         46 credits
Art          44 credits
Education         30 credits
Total      120 credits

 

ART REQUIREMENTS:
AR 111 Drawing I
AR 113 2D Design
AR 118 3D Design
AR 204 Color Theory
AR 220 Digital Art I
AR 227 Life Drawing
AR 243 Ceramics I or AR 229 Photography
AR 250 Sculpture I
AR 280 Painting I
AR 310 Junior Comprehensive (1 credit)
AR 455 Senior Seminar (2 credits)
AR 465 Senior Thesis (2 credits)
AH 212 World Art I
AH 214 Modern Art
AH 215 World Art II
One course in printmaking

 


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