B.F.A. Art

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.F.A. in Art

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 4 - ART 1101 or ART 11026
Objective 57
Objective 6 6
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

Select one of the following:3
Survey of Art History I (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 4)
Survey of Art History II (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 4)
ART 11032D Design3
ART 11043D Design3
ART 1105Drawing I3
ART 1106Drawing II3
Select four of the following Intro classes:12
Introduction to Printmaking
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Metals and Jewelry
Introduction to Fiber Media
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Sculpture
Required Upper Division courses:
ART 3308Digital Media3
ART 3310Professional Practice and Display3
ART 3320Junior Review Process0
ART 4410Integrated Media3
ART 4424Modern Art3
ART 4425Contemporary Art3
ART 4494Senior Presentation1
Plus one of the following:3
Mixed Media, Intermedia, Postmedia
Special Topics in Art History
Art and Ideas
Additional Upper Division Studio Art electives18
Students who wish to complete a B.F.A. in Art must meet the following criteria:
Overall grade point average of 2.5.
Achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the foundation courses (ART 1103, ART 1104, ART 1105, and ART 1106). Students who do not have a 3.0 grade point average in these foundation courses may, with the approval of their advisor, appeal to continue in their degree program and graduate as an Art major by submitting a portfolio for faculty review.
All major coursework must be completed with a C- or better grade. Courses with D or F grades, including Art electives, must be repeated and a higher grade earned before a student can qualify for graduation with a degree in Art. Individual Project courses (ART 3385) must be taken in the same medium when being repeated.
Total Credits64

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)61
Upper Division Free Electives0
Free Electives22
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)