Bachelor of Arts/Science in Art - 3-D/Sculpture/Ceramic Emphasis

Program Curriculum

120 credits

DSU General Education Requirements

All DSU General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Bachelor of Arts: Foreign Language Requirement3-16
Complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits in a single foreign language, through earned credit (grade C or higher), credit by examination, or vertical credit from the courses listed on the GE Foreign Language Requirement page 1
- Complete a 2020 or higher foreign language course (grade C or higher)
- Complete a 3060 foreign language course listed below (grade C or higher)
- Receive 16 transfer credits for GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (8) in a single foreign language (grade C or higher)
OR
Complete a 1020 course listed below in a second foreign language (grade C or higher) AND one of the following:
1. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 FLATS exam credits for FLAT 1000 (8) and FLAT 2000 (4)
or
2. In a language not taught at DSU, receive 12 transfer credits articulated as GEFL 1000 (8) and GEFL 2000 (4) (all grade C or higher)
OR
Available only to students who are nonnative English speakers, complete one of the following:
- Complete 16 credits of ESL courses listed below (grade B or higher)
- Complete ESL 2750 or ESL 2760 (grade B or higher).
- Submit one of the following test scores required for unconditional DSU admission: TOEFL (61 iBT, 173 CBT, or 500 PBT); or Michigan (70); or USU-IELE equivalent score. Other tests may be accepted for admission to DSU but will not fulfill this requirement. Official scores must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
Total Hours3-16

Art Core Requirements 

ART 1001FYE: Art and Design1
ART 1110Drawing and Composition3
ART 11202-Dimensional Design3
ART 11303-Dimensional Design I3
ARTH 2710Art History I (FA)3
ARTH 2720Art History II (FA)3

 3D/Sculpture/Ceramics Emphasis Requirements

ART 2190Intro to Sculpture3
ART 2570Intro to Ceramics3
ART 31303-D Design II3
ART 4800RSenior Exhibition1
Complete 27 credits from the following:27
Intermediate Sculpture
Life Drawing
Assemblage Sculpture
Anatomy for the Artist
Intermediate Ceramics
Installation Art I
Business of Art
Ceramic Technology
Advanced Sculpture 1
Advanced Ceramics 1
Installation Art II 1
Art Internship
Seminar in Art
Ceramic History & Contemporary Trends
3-D Visualization
3-D Animation

Program Requirement

Complete 12 upper-division credits to bring the total to no less than 40 upper-division credits.12

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  5. Grade C- or higher in each Core Discipline, Emphasis Requirement, and Emphasis Elective course.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
First Year Recommended Elective 2
ART 1110 Drawing and Composition 3
ART 1120 2-Dimensional Design 3
ART 1130 3-Dimensional Design I 3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing (EN) 3
General Elective 1
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ART 2190 Intro to Sculpture 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Selected Topics: (EN) 3
General Education (Mathematics) 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ART 2570 Intro to Ceramics 3
ART 3130 3-D Design II 3
ARTH 2710 Art History I (FA) ( meets General Education (Fine Arts)) 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
General Education (Life Sciences) 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ARTH 2720 Art History II (FA) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
General Education (Physical Sciences/Lab) 4
General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences) 3
 Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
General Education (Exploration) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
General Education (Literature/Humanities) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
 Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
ART Elective (Emphasis Elective) 3
Upper Division Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ART 4800R Senior Exhibition 1
Upper Division Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 1
 Hours14
 Total Hours120