Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Painting

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school and your choice of general education electives.

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 hours16
General Education 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 130+ 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
General Education 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
ART 215 Drawing II 3

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
Language I 3
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E. 3
General Education: Science with lab 4
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
ART 225 Painting I 3

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Language II 3
Writing II 3
Painting Elective (Studio Emphasis) 300 or above 3
Minor Course 3
General Education 3
General Education 3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
Language III 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
Fine Arts Elective - 300 or above (BA Requirement) 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
General Education: Natural World 4

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Language IV 3
Fine Arts Elective - 300 or above (BA Requirement) 3
Painting or Art and Design Elective 3
PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues
or PHI 105 Critical Thinking
or PHI 110 Introduction to Philosophy
3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Painting or Art and Design Elective - 300 or above 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
General Education 3
General Education 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
Painting or Art and Design Elective - 300 or above 3
Art History Elective - 300 or above 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3

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