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
Total hours17
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

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Third semester (summer)

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

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Language I 3
Fine Arts Elective - 300 or above (BA Requirement) 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
General Education 3
Elective - 300 or above 3
Minor course 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours19
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

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
General Education 3
General Education 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours19
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

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
General Education 3
General Education 3

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