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    Jul 07, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Studio Art pre-major

Entering students interested in majoring in the College of Visual Arts and Design will be classified as pre-majors. To be admitted to the studio art major (and to be eligible to enroll in advanced art courses), a pre-major must meet all the following requirements:

Complete a minimum of 30 hours of college courses (including the following) and:

The following studio concentrations require you complete the stated courses with a “B” or better:

  1. Ceramics – ASTU 2050
  2. Drawing and Painting – ASTU 2210 and ASTU 2215
  3. Metalsmithing and Jewelry – ASTU 2150
  4. New Media Art – ASTU 2450
  5. Photography – ASTU 2250 and ASTU 2255
  6. Printmaking – 6 SCH from ASTU 3305, ASTU 3310, ASTU 3315, ASTU 3320, ASTU 3330, ASTU 3340
  7. Sculpture – ASTU 2350 and ASTU 3350

GPA requirements

  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on required ART courses.
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA overall


The Drawing and Painting, New Media Art, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture programs all require selection through entry portfolio (as described on web site) in order to move to major status.

Additionally, Metalsmithing and Jewelry students must take two 3000-level courses in the program, earn a “C” or better on them, and pass the mid-point review in order to move to major status.