BFA Four-Year Degree Plan: Art - Photography Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

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

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 255 Photography I - Studio Core 3
Studio Core 3
ART 271 or ART 272 History of Western Art (Humanities Gen Ed) 3
General Education: Science with lab 4
General Education 3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
300+ Photography elective 3
Studio Core 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Studio Core 3
Photography elective - 300 or above 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
General Education 3
General Education: Science 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Studio Core 3
300+ Photography elective 3
300+ Art History elective 3
300+ Art Track / Art and Design elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
300+ Photography elective 3
300+ Art Track / Art and Design elective 3
300+ Art and Design elective 3
300+ Art History elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 499 Senior Exhibition 4
ART 455 Advanced Photography Seminar 3
300+ Art and Design elective 3
300+ Art and Design elective 3
Elective - 300 or above (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division minimum) 1
General elective (to meet 120 credit hour min) 3
Total hours16
Degree plan last reviewed 05-18-2018.