College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Community Arts Major (BA Traditional)

This program is designed to prepare students for various careers in the arts and fields that connect community service to interest in the arts. Students will gain an understanding of theories of community building and arts concepts related to the public creation and presentation of community arts projects and events. Upon completion of the program, students will have knowledge of the role the arts can play in community building, an ability to listen to community needs and respond by facilitating or producing responsive arts works or events. Community building, critical thinking and creative problem solving skills prepare students for a variety of careers in related fields.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

ART 1022D Design3
ART 1033D Design3
ART 111Drawing I3
ART 221Painting I3
ART 261Ceramics I3
ART 300Community Arts4
ART 47219th and 20th Century Art and Design4
ART 498Arts Internship8
ART 499Art Senior Seminar1
Select one of the following:3
Photography I (3)
Screen Printmaking (3)
Select one of the following:3
Art of Mexico (3)
Art of Asia (3)
World Art (3)
Select 8 credits of the the following:8
Illustration (3)
Sculpture I (3)
Graphic Design I (3)
Figure Drawing (3)
Painting II (3)
Relief Printmaking (3)
Intaglio Printmaking (3)
Photography II (3)
Digital Photography (2)
Sculpture II (3)
Ceramics II (3)
Mexican Art and Culture (2-4)
Web Design I (3)
Mixed Media Printmaking (3)
Advanced Printmaking (4)
Arts Internship (4)
Theatre in Practice (1-3)
Stagecraft (4)
Costume Design (4)
Total Credits46