Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Drawing

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.

Course Rotation

The course schedule is a tentative plan for future semesters. These courses and modalities are subject to change based on available faculty.

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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 3
General Education 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

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

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 215 Drawing II (Studio Emphasis) 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
Language I 3
General Education: Science 3
General Education 3
Minor Course 3
Total hours18

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Studio Emphasis - 300 or above 3
Language II 3
Philosophy 105 or 115 (B.A. requirement also counts as Public Issues gen ed) 3
Writing II 3
Minor course (upper-level) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Language III 3
HST 103 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
Studio Emphasis - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

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

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART or DES Elective - 300 or above 3
HST 104 World History (B.A. requirement) 3
General Education 3
ART 492 Capstone course (upon demand, check scheduling) 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Elective - 300 or above course (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min) 1
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement, specific classes listed in catalog) 3
General Education 3
Art History Elective - 300 or above 3
ART or DES Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Total hours16

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