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SUNY Cortland    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Art: Concentration in Studio Art [ART_ARTS]


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Major in Art with a concentration in Studio Art


The B.A. in studio art is a well-rounded degree program in studio art with a strong basis in liberal arts. It is intended for students who plan to pursue a generalized career in art or to prepare for graduate study. The degree requires 48 credit hours in the major, including foundation, skills core, studio specialization and four art history courses. Specializations include ceramics, fiber arts, painting, print media and sculpture. The B.A. program does not require a portfolio review for admission. For more information about this program, contact the Art and Art History Department .

Career Potential

Artists, designers and educators in ceramics, fiber arts, graphic design, new media design, painting, print media and sculpture.

Art-related fields such as corporate art buyer, art publications employee, art writer, art handler, gallery preparatory staffer, facilitator for nonprofits, arts festivals and community arts organizations.

Total credit hours in major: 49

A. Required Courses Core in Art Studio: 15 credit hours


Drawing Foundation


Design Foundation


B. Exposure and Skills Core in Art Studio: 15 credit hours


Select one


Select either


C. Studio Art Specialization Courses: 6 credit hours


Specialization: select a sequence in one of the following areas - Ceramics: ATS 204 and 304; Fibers: ATS 208 and 308; Painting: ATS 203 and 303; Print Media: ATS 207 and 307, or ATS 209 and 309; Sculpture: ATS 206 and 306.

E. Art History Foundation and Advanced Courses: 12 credit hours


Additional courses


Select six credit hours of related electives chosen in consultation with advisor; including one ATH course at the 300-level or above, which must be writing intensive.

F. Free Electives: 29-42 total credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of the B.A. in Art (Studio) over four years


 Link to General Education (GE ); Link to Foreign Language  

Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 17


Second Year Spring


  • ATS 106 - Sculpture I (3 cr. hr.)
  • GE 3 (3 cr. hr.)
    GE 1 (3 cr. hr.)
    GE 5 (3 cr. hr.)
    Foreign language 102 GE 9 (3 cr. hr.)

Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


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