Concentration in Studio Arts

There are four studio concentrations available in the 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 Studio Art 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 and Art History Core required courses:

 

Studio Core I (12 hrs.)

ART 1100Foundation Drawing & Design: Two Dimensional Applications

3 credits

ART 1110Foundation Drawing & Design: Three Dimensional Applications

3 credits

ART 1210Foundations Theory & Practice: Color and Visual Literacy

3 credits

ART 1220Foundation Theory & Practice: Digital Media

3 credits

ART 2000Core One Portfolio Review

0 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Art History Core (12 hrs.)

ART 2050Survey of Western Art History I

3 credits

ART 2060Survey of Western Art History II

3 credits

Choose one course from each of the following two groups:

Group A - Modern history:

ART 3780History of Architecture Since 1850

3 credits

ART 3830History of Photography

3 credits

ART 4880/ART 8886Modern Art I (Art of Europe and the Americas, 1850-1920)

3 credits

ART 4890/ART 8896Modern Art II (Art of Europe and the Americas, 1918-1968)

3 credits

ART 4900/ART 8906Contemporary Art History since 1968

3 credits

Group B - Pre-Modern history:

ART 4710/ART 8716Ancient Art History

3 credits

ART 2710Egyptian Art

3 credits

ART 2720Greek Art

3 credits

ART 2730Etruscan & Roman Art

3 credits

ART 4770Early Medieval Art

3 credits

ART 4780Late Medieval Art History

3 credits

ART 4810Northern European Renaissance Art History

3 credits

ART 4830/ART 8836Italian Renaissance Art History

3 credits

ART 4850/ART 8856Baroque and Rococo Art History

3 credits

Plus one Art History Elective approved by advisor

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Each studio art concentration has its unique Core II, concentration, and elective courses as follows.

BASA Concentration in Two Dimensional Arts (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 2100Life Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3310Elementary Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3410Elementary Painting

3 credits

ART 3610Elementary Ceramics

3 credits

And

ART 3510Elementary Printmaking

3 credits

Or

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

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 1810Watercolor I

3 credits

ART 1820Watercolor II

3 credits

ART 2110Life Drawing II

3 credits

ART 3100Advanced Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3110Advanced Drawing II

3 credits

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

3 credits

ART 3210Color Theory

3 credits

ART 3230Book Structures: An Introduction to Bookbinding

3 credits

ART 3420Intermediate Painting

3 credits

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

ART 3530Papermaking

3 credits

ART 4410/ART 8416Advanced Painting

3 credits

ART 4510/ART 8516Advanced Techniques in Printmaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

  

BFA Concentration in Two Dimensional Arts

BASA Two Dimensional courses plus an additional 12 ART hours to include:

BFA Sequence (12 hrs.)

ART 4320BFA Independent Study I

3 credits

ART 4330BFA Independent Study II

3 credits

ART 4420BFA Thesis

3 credits

ART 4920Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  66

 

 

 

BASA Concentration in Three Dimensional Arts (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 2100Life Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3310Elementary Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3410Elementary Painting

3 credits

ART 3610Elementary Ceramics

3 credits

And

ART 3510Elementary Printmaking

3 credits

Or

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Three 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 3200The Hand Produced Book I: Typography and Book Design

3 credits

ART 3220The Hand Produced Book II: Letterpress Printing

3 credits

ART 3230Book Structures: An Introduction to Bookbinding

3 credits

ART 3250Patterned Paper

3 credits

ART 3320Intermediate Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3530Papermaking

3 credits

ART 3620Intermediate Ceramics

3 credits

ART 4210Printed Books

3 credits

ART 4310/ART 8316Advanced Sculpture

3 credits

ART 4610/ART 8616Advanced Ceramics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

  

BFA Sequence (12 hrs.)

ART 4320BFA Independent Study I

3 credits

ART 4330BFA Independent Study II

3 credits

ART 4420BFA Thesis

3 credits

ART 4920Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  66

 

 

 

BASA Concentration in Graphic Design (additional requirements)

Studio Core II (15 hrs.)

ART 3000Media Arts 1

3 credits

And

ART 3150Video Art

3 credits

Or

ART 3160Game Design as Art

3 credits

And either

ART 3140CGI: Computer Generated Imagery

3 credits

Or

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

Choose one course from each group

Group A:

ART 1810Watercolor I

3 credits

ART 2100Life Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3410Elementary Painting

3 credits

ART 3510Elementary Printmaking

3 credits

ART 2200Typeface Design and Typography

3 credits

Group B:

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

3 credits

ART 3210Color Theory

3 credits

ART 3310Elementary Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3530Papermaking

3 credits

ART 3610Elementary Ceramics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Graphic Design Concentration (12 hrs.)

ART 3130Graphic Design 1

3 credits

ART 4150Graphic Design 2

3 credits

ART 4160Graphic Design 3

3 credits

ART 4170Graphic Design Studio

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  54

  

BFA Sequence (12 hrs.)

ART 4320BFA Independent Study I

3 credits

ART 4330BFA Independent Study II

3 credits

ART 4420BFA Thesis

3 credits

ART 4920Art in Theory and in Practice since 1900

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Total ART Credit Hours:  66

 

 

 

BASA Concentration in Media Arts (additional requirements)

Note: Art History Core & Electives for Media Arts total 12 credit hours instead of 15.


Studio Core II (9 hrs.)

ART 2100Life Drawing I

3 credits

Choose one course from each group

Group A:

ART 1810Watercolor I

3 credits

ART 2110Life Drawing II

3 credits

ART 3100Advanced Drawing I

3 credits

ART 3410Elementary Painting

3 credits

ART 3510Elementary Printmaking

3 credits

Group B:

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

3 credits

ART 3250Patterned Paper

3 credits

ART 3310Elementary Sculpture

3 credits

ART 3530Papermaking

3 credits

ART 3610Elementary Ceramics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Media Arts Concentration (21 hrs.)

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

ART 3000Media Arts 1

3 credits

ART 3120Media Arts 2

3 credits

ART 3140CGI: Computer Generated Imagery

3 credits

ART 3150Video Art

3 credits

ART 3160Game Design as Art

3 credits

ART 3170Digital Game Design

3 credits

ART 3520Photographic Digital Printmaking

3 credits

ART 4010Special Topics in Studio Art

3 credits

ART 4130Media Art III

3 credits

ART 4140CGI: Computer Generated Imagery II

3 credits

ART 4180Advanced Digital Game Design

3 credits

ART 4190Game Design Studio

3 credits

ART 4530Art Internship

1 - 3 credits

Total Credit Hours:21

Total ART Credit Hours: 54

Students completing a degree or certificate program from Metropolitan Community College in Electronic Imaging and Media Arts, Graphic Communication Arts and Design, Photography - General Commercial, or Video/Audio Communications Arts can, upon successfully completing a Portfolio Review, transfer up to 18 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.