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Degree Requirements

BFA in Art

Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
Minimum of 123 credits in major

Core Courses - 84 credits
Design: Basic

Design: Color
Design: Three-Dimensional
Drawing 1
Drawing 2
Drawing 3
Photography 1
Fundamentals of Digital Art
Orientation to the Visual Art Community
Professional Practices
Art History: From Cave to Cathedral
Art History: From Renaissance to Revolution
Art History: The Nineteenth Century
Art History: Modernism
Art History: Art Since the Sixties
The Practice of Art History
The Artist's Enterprise 1
The Artist's Enterprise 2
The Artist's Enterprise 3
Critical Response 1
Critical Response 2
Critical Response 3
New York Travel Study
Art Thesis Paper Preparation
Art Thesis: Proposal

Art Thesis: Studio Work
Art Thesis: Presentation, Exhibition, and Review

Concentration Requirements - 39 credits

Choose from the following concentrations:
Painting / Drawing
Contemporary Practice

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

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