University Catalogue

Curriculum in Art
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Art
Art History Concentration

(see footnotes at the bottom)


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 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors         
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
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 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors  
3 hours
MathematicsG   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††ART 153 Basic 3/D Design 3 hours
††ART 117 
or ART 281
Printmaking I
Basic Painting
3 hours
††Art History
(300-level)
  3 hours
ENGL 230G World Literature                                                      3 hours
Mathematics or
Analytical
ReasoningG
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††Art History
(300-400 level)
  3 hours
††ART 231 Sculpture I 3 hours
MUS 151 or
THEA 131G
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre                                    
3 hours
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
HIST 101 or
HIST 2011,G
Western Civilization to 1500
American History to 1877
3 hours
ART 299 Sophomore Review 0 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

Art History
(400-level)
  3 hours
††Art Studio2   3 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking                                        3 hours
Foreign Language
101 (FREN/GERM)
FREN 101 or GERM 101 3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

Art History
(400-level)
  3 hours
††Art Studio2   3 hours
HIST 102 or
HIST 2021
Western Civilization since 1500                                       
American History since 1877
3 hours
Foreign Language
102 (FREN/GERM)
FREN 102 or GERM 102 3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††ART 443 Contemporary Art, Theory, and Criticism 3 hours
ART 4446 Seminar in Art History 3 hours
Foreign Language
201 (FREN/GERM)
FREN 201 or GERM 201 3 hours
Social Science
Elective4,G
  3 hours
Natural Science3,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††ART 4493 Senior Thesis: Art History                                         3 hours
Art History
(400-level)
  3 hours
Social Science
Elective (200+ level)4
  3 hours
Humanities Elective
(200+ level)5,G
  3 hours
Foreign Language
202 (FREN/GERM)
FREN 202 or GERM 202 3 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

††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 core courses) 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.
Must have nine hours in the area in a single artistic area before attempting Seminar in Art History.
6All degree candidates are required to present their senior thesis paper, approved by the Visual Art + Design Faculty, in a departmental forum.