Art (B.F.A.) with a Concentration in Contemporary Practice – Pathway to Degree

This is a pathway to a degree for the B.F.A. in Art program  with a concentration in Contemporary Practice at Marylhurst. This is a resource to help you visualize your coursework through the degree program. This pathway is just for planning purposes and we encourage you to discuss your course plan with your academic adviser.

Summary of Degree Requirements (B.F.A. in Art)

Major 126 credits
Marylhurst Core 40 credits
General Electives 14 credits
Total for Degree 180 credits

Year One – Pathway

 

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 1 ART 212 Art History: From Cave to Cathedral 3 crs.
ART 231 Drawing 1 4 crs.
ART 242 Photography 1 3 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
13
Winter – Year 1 ART 115 Design: Basic 4 crs.
ART 201 Fundamentals of Digital Art 3 crs.
ART 317 Art History: Art Since the Sixties 3 crs.
ART 330 Life Drawing 1 3 crs.
13
Spring – Year 1 ART 117 Design: Three-Dimensional 4 crs.
ART 214 Art History: The Nineteenth Century 3 crs.
ART 232 Drawing 2 4 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
14

Year Two – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 2 ART 116 Design: Color 4 crs.
ART 316 Art History: Modernism 3 crs.
ART 331 Life Drawing 2 3 crs.
10
Winter – Year 2 ART 213 Art History: From Renaissance to Revolution 3 crs.
ART 233 Drawing 3 4 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
13
Spring – Year 2 ART 288 Orientation to the Visual Art Community 3 crs.
ART 318 The Practice of Art History 3 crs.
ART 332 Life Drawing 3 3 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
12

Year Three – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 3 ART 423 The Artist’s Enterprise 1 3 crs.
ART 426 Critical Response 1 3 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
Art studio electives at the 300- or 400-level  3 crs.
12
Winter – Year 3 ART 424 The Artist’s Enterprise 2 3 crs.
ART 427 Critical Response 2 3 crs.
400-level studio work in one discipline 3 crs.
400-level studio work in one discipline 3 crs.
12
Spring – Year 3 ART 425 The Artist’s Enterprise 3 3 crs.
ART 428 Critical Response 3 3 crs.
400-level studio work in one discipline 3 crs.
9

Year Four – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 4 ART 489 Professional Practices 3 crs.
ART 496 Art Thesis: Proposal 3 crs.
6
Winter – Year 4 ART 491 Art Thesis Paper Preparation 3 crs.
ART 498-1 Art Thesis: Studio Work 6 crs.
9
Spring – Year 4 ART 498-2 Art Thesis: Presentation, Exhibition and Review 3 crs. 3

Schedule of Classes

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Schedule of Classes

Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

Academic Advising 

Need help or advice about which classes to take and when? Connect with our academic advisers – no appointment necessary. We are located on the second floor, south end, of the B.P. John Administration Building. Or call us at 503.534.4050 or email advisingcenter@marylhurst.edu.

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