University Catalogue

Curriculum in Art

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Art

Painting Concentration


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††ART 111 Basic Drawing 3 hours
††ART 151 Basic 2/D Design 3 hours
††ART 105 Survey of World Art History I 3 hours
ENGL 101,
ENGL 121H, or
ENGL 123HG,H
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition                  
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success
at Southeastern
2 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††ART 112 Intermediate Drawing 3 hours
††ART 152 Intermediate 2/D Design 3 hours
††ART 106 Survey of World Art History II            3 hours
ENGL 102, 
ENGL 122H, or
ENGL 124HG,H
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††ART 281 Basic Painting 3 hours
††ART 153 Basic 3/D Design 3 hours
COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking                            3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Mathematics or
Analytical
ReasoningG
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††ART 231 Sculpture I                                                   3 hours
††Art Studio2   3 hours
††Art History
(300-400 level)
  3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
HIST 101, or
HIST 2011,G,H
Western Civilization to 1500                                               
American History to 1877
3 hours
ART 299 Sophomore Review 0 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

ART 383 Intermediate Painting 3 hours
ART 311 Advanced Drawing 3 hours
HIST 102, or
HIST 2021,H
Western Civilization since 1500
American History since 1877
3 hours
Foreign Language
101
SPAN 101, FREN 101, ITAL 101, LAT 101, GERM 101 3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

ART 384 Advanced Painting 3 hours
ART 388, or
Art Studio
Elective
Special Topics - Drawing and Painting 3 hours
††ART 443 Contemporary Art, Theory, and Criticism 3 hours
Foreign Language
102
SPAN 102, FREN 102, ITAL 102, LAT 102, GERM 102 3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

ART 4836 Senior Project: Painting                                                  3 hours
††Art Studio or
Art History
(300-400 level)
  3 hours
††Art Studio2   3 hours
Social Science
Elective4,G
  3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

ART 4836 Senior Project: Painting          3 hours
Humanities
Elective
(200+ level)5
  3 hours
Social Science
Elective
(200+ level)4,G
  3 hours
MUS 151, or
THEA 131G,H
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
††ART 492 Senior Seminar in the Visual Arts 2 hours
††ART 4997 Thesis Exhibition 1 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major course. Requires a grade of "C" or better in all courses in the major.
1Must be in a two-semester sequence (i.e. 101-102 or 201-202).
2A two-semester sequence (beyond the core course) is required in a studio area other than that of the concentration.
3Natural Sciences to include both Physical and Biological Sciences, at least 6 hours of which must be in a two-semester sequence.
4Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
5To be selected from Foreign Languages (including Mythology), Philosophy, History, Speech Communication, or Literature (either in the English Department or the Foreign Languages and Literatures Department).
6Must have nine hours in a single artistic area before attempting Senior Project.
7All degree candidates must present an ambitious body of art work, approved by the Visual Arts Faculty, for exhibition in the Graduating Seniors' Exhibition. Students must submit a CD of these works, which will be retained by the department.