Oct 25, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Studio Art, B.A.

Requirements for the liberal arts major in studio art, B.A.

All majors in studio art must complete a group of core, specialization, elective, requireed, seminar and capstone courses. A minimum of 62 credits are required for the major; distributed as shown below.  Only courses in which the student has earned at least a C may be counted toward the major.  A maximum of 16 transfer credits may be used toward the major.

3. Studio art elective courses - 8 credits

Choose any 2000-, 3000-, or 4000-level studio art courses (excluding ART 2000 , ART 3000 , and ART 4999 ).

Up to two sections of ART 4988 - Seminar in Studio Art  may be taken, one counting as a core art requirement.

4. Art history elective courses - 8 credits

Choose any 2000- or 3000-level AH courses (except AH 2000  and AH 2200 ).

Art majors specializing in photography must complete AH 3550  and either AH 3540  or AH 3710 .

5. Choose one of the following specializations


Students using this catalog to meet studio art major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements under the studio art and art history electives categories (requirements #3 and #4 above) and published in a subsequent catalog.

Additional Information

In addition to these major requirements, students must complete the Oakland University General Education Requirements , the College of Arts and Sciences College Exploratory Requirement , and an appropriate number of free elective classes to meet the overall credit requirement for the degree (in most cases 124; some degrees may require a greater number).

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of coursework used to satisfy one major, minor or concentration may be applied toward another, but exceptions to this rule may be allowed with the written approval of the program coordinators.