Majors, minors + certificates

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (FINASBA1)Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.

Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art enables students to see, formulate, and articulate visual concepts through the manipulation of forms and materials. Its basic aim is to develop their awareness of visual expression within the humanist tradition. Creative activity in Studio Art and scholarship in art history are enriched by the sophisticated dynamics of learning in a liberal arts context and are challenged by the rigor of knowledge generation in a leading-edge research university.

Major requirements

The major requires at least 39 credit hours* (51 with the Addenda requirements), including the requirements listed below.

  1. Creative Core.
    1. Pathways. One (1) course:
    2. Color. One (1) course:
    3. Drawing. One (1) course:
    4. 3D Design. One (1) course:
    5. Cross-Disciplinary Workshops. One (1) course:
  2. Intermediate Studio. Two (2) courses:
    • (In addition to the Creative Core requirement above)
  3. Advanced Studio.
    1. 18 credit hours:
    2. The Advanced Studio courses selected above must also include:
      • Courses from both two-dimensional and three-dimensional disciplines
      • At least 3 credit hours at the 400–499 level
  4. Residency.
    • At least 20 credit hours of Studio courses must be completed in residence on the Bloomington campus
  5. Addenda Requirements**. At least 12 credit hours of Art History courses, including the following:
    1. Survey of European and American Art. One (1) course:
    2. Art and Culture. One (1) course:
    3. Intermediate Art History. At least one (1) ARTH-A course at the 200–499 level
    4. Advanced Art History. At least one (1) ARTH-A course at the 300–499 level
    5. Art History Residency. At least six (6) credit hours of Art History courses must be completed in residence on the Bloomington campus
  6. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to major requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.

Notes

  • * Courses in studio art that have been transferred to Indiana University Bloomington from another institution or campus are not counted as part of a studio art major unless they have been reviewed by the appropriate faculty member.
  • ** Courses used to fulfill addenda requirements require a grade of C- or higher and do not count toward the Major GPA or Major Hours.

Bachelor of Arts requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

  1. College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours. At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines. No more than 42 of these credit hours can come from the major.
  2. Upper Division Courses. At least 42 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.
  3. College Residency. Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
  4. College GPA. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required for all courses taken at Indiana University.
  5. CASE Requirements. The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:
    1. CASE Foundations
      1. English Composition: 1 course
      2. Mathematical Modeling: 1 course
    2. CASE Breadth of Inquiry
      1. Arts and Humanities: 4 courses
      2. Natural and Mathematical Sciences: 4 courses
      3. Social and Historical Studies: 4 courses
    3. CASE Culture Studies
      1. Diversity in the United States: 1 course
      2. Global Civilizations and Cultures: 1 course
    4. CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
    5. CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the second semester of the second year of college-level coursework
    6. CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
    7. CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course
  6. Major. Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.