Art and Design at Missouri State

BA Three-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
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
General Education 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
General Education: Science 3
MTH 130+ 3
Fine Arts Elective - 300 or above (BA Requirement) 3
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
ART 215 Drawing II 3
Total hours18

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3
General Education 3
Total hours6

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Language I 3
Fine Arts Elective - 300 or above (BA Requirement) 3
ART 273 or ART 274 3
General Education 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor course 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Language II 3
Art History course - 300 or above 3
Painting or Art and Design Elective - 300 or above 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor course (upper-level) 7
Total hours19

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours6

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Language III 3
Art History elective - 300 or above 3
ART elective - 300 or above 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Painting or Art elective - 300 or above 3
General Education: Natural World 4
Total hours19

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Language IV 3
ART elective - 300 or above 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Painting or Art elective - 300 or above 3
Minor Course - 300 or above 3
Minor course (upper-level) 3
Total hours18

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours6

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