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Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Art (ARTBA) (120 min. credits)

Effective Summer 2010 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Credits

Semester 2

Credits

ART 110S Ideas as Visual Images

3

ART 111 Ideas as Objects

3

ART H 111(GA) (IL) Ancient to Medieval Art

3

ART H 112 (GA) (IL) Renaissance to Modern Art

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

ART 122Y (W) (US) Commentary on Art

3

ENGL 015 or 030* (GWS) Composition/Honors Composition

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

Foreign Language

4

Foreign Language

4

Total Credits:

16

Total Credits:

16

Semester 3

Credits

Semester 4

Credits

ART 200-level Studio

3

ART 200-level Studio

3

ART 200-level Studio

3

ART 200-level Studio

3

ART H

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3

Foreign Language

4

Humanities (GH)

3

Total Credits:

16

Total Credits:

15

Semester 5

Credits

Semester 6

Credits

ART 200-level Studio

3

ART 300/400-level Studio (Concentration)

4

ART H

3

ART 300/400-level Studio (Concentration)

3

Humanities (GH)

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

3

B.A. Knowledge Domain

3

Total Credits:

15

Total Credits:

13

Semester 7

Credits

Semester 8

Credits

ART 300/400-level Studio

4

ART 300/400-level Studio

4

Natural Science (GN)

3

Elective

3

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5

Elective

3

B.A. Knowledge Domain

3

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5

B.A. Requirement Other Cultures

3

B.A. Knowledge Domain

3

Total Credits:

14.5

Total Credits:

14.5

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italics indicate courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Bold Italics indicate courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes:  Many art studio courses are repeatable.

*Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

Change of Major Requirements:  A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a successful portfolio review are required. 

Portfolio Requirements:  www.sova.psu.edu/portfoliocom.html