Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Ceramics

The Art and Design degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options. A list of course offerings is listed on the Course Rotations page.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
General Educaton 3
General Education 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130+ 3
General Education 3

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Language I 3
General Education: Science 3
General Education 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
Art and Design Elective 3
Minor Course 3

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Language II 3
Writing II 3
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
3
Art Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Language III 3
World History (B.A. requirement, also counts as Humanities gen ed) 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
ART 212 Ceramics I 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
Language IV 3
General Education: Science with lab 4
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement) 3
ART Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
World History (B.A. requirement) 3
General Education 3
ART 492 Art and Theory (upon demand, check scheduling) 3
ART 312 Ceramics II 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
Elective - 300 or above course (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min) 1
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement) 3
General Education 3
Studio Core 3
Studio Emphasis - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

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