Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Three-Year Degree Plan: Drawing

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

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130+ 3
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
Minor Course 3

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
3
General Education 3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Language I 3
World History (B.A. requirement, also counts as Humanities gen ed) 3
Writing II 3
ART 215 Drawing II 3
ART or DES Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Fifth semester (spring)

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

Sixth semester (summer)

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

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Language III 3
General Education: Science 3
Art History Elective - 300 or above 3
Studio Emphasis - 300 or above 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement) 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Language IV 3
General Education 3
ART Elective - 300 or above 3
Fine Arts - 300 or above (B.A. requirement) 3
Minor course (upper-level) 3
Minor course (upper-level) 3

Ninth semester (summer)

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

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