Apr 09, 2020  
NSU Catalog 2019-2020 
    
NSU Catalog 2019-2020

Art - Fine Arts Specialization (BA)


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This program is for students who are interested in creative art or art as a profession. No minor is required.

All art majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all required major courses (including art electives). Those students who earn a “D” (or lower) in a required major course (including art electives) must repeat the course. No art major (BA/BSEd) will graduate if their GPA within the major is lower than a “C” average (2.0).

Program Requirements


Foundations (14 credits)


Electives (6 credits)


Any ART/ARTD/ARTH course except ARTH 100

Senior Capstone (3 credits)


Fine Arts Specialization


Choose a core (2D or 3D - 15 credits), then selection major electives in that same area with your primary instructor (2D or 3D - 18 credits).

3D Fine Art Core (15 credits)


Fine Arts 2D Major Courses (18 credits)


Fine Arts 3D Major Courses (18 credits)


Total: 68 credits


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BA) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Two additional courses from those listed in General Education Requirements Goal #4. The courses must be from different disciplines than those selected to satisfy General Education Requirements Goal #4.

A total of four courses are required for the BA degree:

  • At least one course must be in the fine arts (ART, ARTH, MUS, THEA).
  • At least one course must be in literature (ENGL).
  • At least one course must be in a foreign language.
  • At least one course must be in Western Civilization (HIST 121  or HIST 122 )

Total Degree: 120 Credits


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