Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Three-Year Degree Plan: Ceramics

The Art and Design degree at Missouri State can be completed in six regular and three summer semesters. However, a three-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
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
General Education: Science with lab 4
General Education 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
General Education 3
Minor Course 3
Total hours18

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
General Educaton 3
General Educaton 3
Total hours6

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Language I 3
ART 212 Ceramics I 3
Art and Design Elective 3
Writing II 3
World History (B.A. requirement, also counts as Humanities gen ed) 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 492 Art and Theory (upon demand, check scheduling) 3
Language II 3
ART 312 Ceramics II 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
World History (B.A. requirement) 3
General Education 3
Total hours6

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Language III 3
General Education: Science 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Language IV 3
Studio Emphasis - 300 or above 3
Art and Design Elective - 300 or above 3
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement) 3
General Education 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours18

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Elective - 300 or above course (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min) 1
General Educaton 3
General Education 3
Total hours7

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