Studio Art Concentrations

There are four studio concentrations available in the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (BASA) degree program:   1) Two Dimensional Arts, 2) Three Dimensional Arts, 3) Graphic Design, and 4) Media Arts; and three concentrations available in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree program:  1) Two Dimensional Arts, 2) Three Dimensional Arts, and 3) Graphic Design.

All BASA or BFA degrees will require the following Core I required studio courses (including satisfactory completion of ART 2000: Core I Portfolio Review) and Art History Core required courses:

Studio Core I (12 hrs.)

ART 1100: Foundation Drawing & Design: Two Dimensional Applications     3
ART 1110: Foundation Drawing & Design: Three Dimensional Applications   3
ART 1210: Foundations Theory & Practice:  Color and Visual Literacy 3
ART 1220: Foundations Theory & Practice: Digital Media 3
ART 2000: Core I Portfolio Review 0

Subtotal:     12

 

Art History Core (12 hrs.)

ART 2050: Survey of Western Art History I 3
ART 2060: Survey of Western Art History II    3

Choose one course from each of the following two groups:

A)  Modern history:  ART 4880: Modern Art I (Art of Europe and the Americas, 1850-1920), or ART 4890: Modern Art II (Art of Europe and the Americas, 1918-1968), or ART 4900: Contemporary Art History since 1968.    3

B)  Pre-Modern history:  ART 4710 Ancient Art History, or ART 4720 Women in Ancient & Medieval Art, or ART 4730 Classical Art History, or ART 4750 L ate Roman and Byzantine Art History, or ART 4770 Early Medieval Art History, or ART 4780 Later Medieval Art History, or ART 4810 Northern European Renaissance Art History, or ART 4830 Italian Renaissance Art History, or ART 4850 Baroque and Rococo Art History. 3

Subtotal: 12

Each BASA and BFA concentration has its unique Studio Core II and concentration courses.  In addition, each BFA concentration has its unique advanced course options.


Concentration in Two-Dimensional Arts (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 2100: Life Drawing I      3
ART 3310: Elementary Sculpture    3
ART 3410: Elementary Painting       3
ART 3510: Elementary Printmaking or ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking      3 3
ART 3610: Elementary Ceramics      3
Subtotal   15
Art History Elective (3 hrs.)       3
Subtotal     3

Two Dimensional Concentration (12  hrs.)

Students must choose 12 hours from the following list of courses, at least one of which must be a 4000 level course.

ART 1810: Watercolor I             3
ART 1820: Watercolor II         3
ART 2110: Life Drawing II       3
ART 3100: Advanced Drawing I    3
ART 3110: Advanced Drawing II   3
ART 3200: The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design  3
ART 3210: Color Theory      3
ART 3230: Book Structures: An Introduction to Bookbinding  3
ART 3420: Intermediate Painting  3
ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking   3
ART 3530: Papermaking        3
ART 4410: Advanced Painting  3
ART 4510: Advanced Techniques in Printmaking 3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

BFA Concentration in Two Dimensional Arts

BASA Two Dimensional courses plus an additional 24 ART hours to include:

Advanced work (12 hrs.)

Students must choose 12 hours from the following list of courses:

ART 3120: Advanced Intermedia and Digital Art I  3
ART 3130: Graphic Design 1         3
ART 3140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery 3
ART 3150: Video Art                  3
ART 3160: Game Design as Art         3
ART 3170: Digital Game Design         3
ART 3320: Intermediate Sculpture       3
ART 3620: Intermediate Ceramics        3
ART 4010: Special Topics in Studio Art  3
ART 4130: Advanced Intermedia & Digital Art II   3
ART 4140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery II     3
ART 4150: Graphic Design 2         3
ART 4160: Graphic Design 3          3
ART 4170: Graphic Design Studio     3
ART 4180: Advanced Digital Game Design 3
ART 4190: Game Design Studio           3
ART 4210: Printed Books             3
ART 4310: Advanced Sculpture         3
ART 4510: Advanced Techniques in Printmaking   3
ART 4530: Art Internship             3
ART 4610: Advanced Ceramics          3
Three hours of a 4000 level Art History elective  3

Subtotal: 12

BFA Sequence (12 hrs.)

ART 4320: BFA Independent Study I     3
ART 4330: BFA Independent Study II   3
ART 4420: BFA Thesis               3
ART 4920: Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900    3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  78

 



Concentration in Three Dimensional Arts (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 2100: Life Drawing I              3

ART 3310: Elementary Sculpture        3

ART 3410: Elementary Painting         3

ART 3510: Elementary Printmaking or ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking      3

ART 3610: Elementary Ceramics         3

Subtotal: 15


Art History Elective (3 hrs.)         3

Subtotal:  3


Three Dimensional Concentration (12 hrs.)

Student must choose 12 hours from the following list of courses, at least one of which must be a 4000 level course.


ART 3200: The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design    3

ART 3220: The Hand Produced Book II: Letterpress Printing   3

ART 3230: Book Structures: An Introduction to Bookbinding   3

ART 3250: Patterned Paper             3

ART 3320: Intermediate Sculpture      3

ART 3530: Papermaking                 3

ART 3620: Intermediate Ceramics       3

ART 4210: Printed Books               3

ART 4310: Advanced Sculpture          3

ART 4610: Advanced Ceramics           3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

 

BFA Concentration in Three Dimensional Arts

 

BASA Three Dimensional courses plus an additional 24 ART hours to include:


Advanced work (12 hrs.)

Students must choose 12 hours from the following list of courses:

 

ART 2110: Life Drawing II             3

ART 3100: Advanced Drawing I          3

ART 3110: Advanced Drawing II         3

ART 3210: Color Theory                3

ART 3420: Intermediate Painting       3

ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking      3

ART 4410: Advanced Painting           3

ART 4510: Advanced Techniques in Printmaking    3

ART 3120: Advanced Intermedia and Digital Art I 3

ART 3130: Graphic Design 1            3

ART 3140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery 3

ART 3150: Video Art                   3

ART 3160: Game Design as Art          3

ART 3170: Digital Game Design         3

ART 4010: Special Topics in Studio Art 3

ART 4130: Advanced Intermedia & Digital Art II  3

ART 4140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery II    3

ART 4150: Graphic Design 2            3

ART 4160: Graphic Design 3            3

ART 4170: Graphic Design Studio       3

ART 4180: Advanced Digital Game Design 3

ART 4190: Game Design Studio          3

ART 4210: Printed Books               3

ART 4510: Advanced Techniques in Printmaking    3

ART 4530: Art Internship              3

Three hours of a 4000 level Art History elective      3

Subtotal: 12


BFA Sequence (12 hours)

 

ART 4320: BFA Independent Study I     3

ART 4330: BFA Independent Study II    3

ART 4420: BFA Thesis                  3

ART 4920: Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900    3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  78


Concentration in Graphic Design (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 3000: Digital Media Production     3

ART 3150: Video Art or

ART 3160: Game Design as Art          3

ART 3140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery or

ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking      3

Choose one course form each group:

A) ART 1810: Watercolor I, ART 2100: Life Drawing I, ART 3410: Elementary Painting, or ART 3510: Elementary Printmaking                                       3

B)  ART 3200: The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design, ART 3210: Color Theory, ART 3310: Elementary Sculpture, ART 3530: Papermaking, or ART 3610: Elementary Ceramics     3

Subtotal: 15

Art History Elective (3 hrs.)          3

Subtotal: 3

Graphic Design Concentration (12 hrs.)

ART 3130: Graphic Design 1            3

ART 4150: Graphic Design 2            3

ART 4160: Graphic Design 3            3

ART 4170: Graphic Design Studio       3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

BFA Concentration in Graphic Design

BASA Graphic Design courses plus an additional 24 ART hours to include:

Advanced work (12 hrs.)

Students must choose 12 hours from the following list of courses:

ART 3120: Advanced Intermedia and Digital Art I 3

ART 3140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery 3

ART 3160: Game Design as Art          3

ART 3170: Digital Game Design         3

ART 3320: Intermediate Sculpture      3

ART 3620: Intermediate Ceramics       3

ART 4010: Special Topics in Studio Art 3

ART 4130: Advanced Intermedia & Digital Art II  3

ART 4140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery II   3

ART 4180: Advanced Digital Game Design 3

ART 4190: Game Design Studio          3

ART 4210: Printed Books               3

ART 4310: Advanced Sculpture          3

ART 4410: Advanced Painting           3

ART 4510: Advanced Techniques in Printmaking    3

ART 4530: Art Internship              3

ART 4610: Advanced Ceramics           3

Three hours of a 4000 level Art History elective     3

Subtotal: 12

BFA Sequence (12 hrs.)

ART 4320: BFA Independent Study I     3

ART 4330: BFA Independent Study II    3

ART 4420: BFA Thesis                  3

ART 4920: Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900  3

Subtotal: 12

Total ART Credit Hours:  78


Concentration in Media Arts (additional requirements)

BASA Concentration in Media Arts (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (9 hrs.)

ART 2100: Life Drawing I              3

Choose one course from each group:

A) ART 1810: Watercolor I, ART 2110: Life Drawing II, ART 3100: Advanced Drawing I, ART 3410: Elementary Painting, or ART 3510: Elementary Printmaking          3

B ) ART 3200: The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design,  ART 3250: Patterned Paper, ART 3310: Elementary Sculpture, ART 3530: Papermaking, or ART 3610: Elementary Ceramic 3

Subtotal: 9 

Media Arts Concentration (21 hrs.)

Students must work with a faculty advisor to choose 21 hours from the following list of courses:

ART 3000: Digital Media Production    3

ART 3120: Advanced Intermedia and Digital Art I 3

ART 3140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery 3

ART 3150: Video Art                   3

ART 3160: Game Design as Art          3

ART 3170: Digital Game Design         3

ART 3520: Photographic Digital Printmaking      3

ART 4010: Special Topics in Studio Art 3

ART 4130: Advanced Intermedia & Digital Art II  3

ART 4140: CGI: Computer Generated Imagery II    3

ART 4180: Advanced Digital Game Design 3

ART 4190: Game Design Studio          3

ART 4530: Art Internship              3

Subtotal: 21

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

Students completing a degree or certificate program from Metropolitan Community College in Design, Interactivity and Media Arts; Photography; or Video/Audio Communications Arts can, upon successfully completing a Portfolio Review, transfer up to 15 semester hours of their specific MCC concentration coursework toward the 21 semester hour UNO Media Arts Concentration.  If transfer hours are accepted toward the 21 hour Media Arts Concentration, additional Concentration hours will be advanced UNO coursework selected in consultation with a UNO faculty advisor.