BA Four-Year Degree Plan: Art and Design

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

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
Studio Option - ART course 200 level 3
Science (no lab) - General Education 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Studio Option - ART course 300 level 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
PHI 105 or PHI 115 Philosophy - BA req & Public Issues - General Education 3
Course for minor 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Studio Option - ART course 300 or above 3
ENG 310 Writing II - General Education 3
HST 103 or HST 104 World History - BA req & Humanities - General Education 3
Course for minor - 300 or above 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART or DES elective - 300 or above 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E.
or HST 104 World History since 1600 C.E.
3
Course for minor - 300 or above 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 492 Art and Theory 3
ART or DES elective - 300 or above 3
Course for minor - 300 or above 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
The Arts (NOT ART 200) - General Education 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Art History Elective - 300 or above 3
ART or DES elective - 300 or above 3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Course for minor - 300 or above 3
Course for minor - 300 or above 3
elective - 300 or above - if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min 1
Total hours15-16
Degree plan last reviewed 05-21-2018.