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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 University Catalog

Studio Arts and Technology, BA


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About the Program

The BA in Studio Arts and Technology is a new and innovative undergraduate major offered by the Department of Art and Design. In today’s world the lines between the arts, technology, engineering, and the sciences are increasingly blurred. The leaders of tomorrow must possess a solid foundation in the traditional arts as well as expertise in new technologies and innovative ways of thinking. The Studio Arts and Technology degree builds on Purdue’s reputation as a leader in technology and its emerging voice as an innovator in the Arts. Today’s artist must be well versed in one’s discipline but also possess the tools to be able to reach a fast paced, computer and media based culture. Studio Arts and Technology gives you those tools. Students entering the program have a wide range of options open to them in selecting courses and designing their program. From painting, drawing printmaking, textiles and ceramics to Robotic Art, Digital Media, Video Art and New Media Culture, the program speaks a contemporary language while still building on the great traditions in art.

Please visit Studio Arts and Technology for more information.

3 Year Degrees

A variety of majors in Liberal Arts offer students the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in three years, allowing students to enter the work force or graduate school a year earlier than traditional plans of study.

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum


Each liberal arts major is designed as a four-year plan of study and includes three types of courses: Major, Core, and Elective. Most students take five courses per semester, with some of each type.

Professional academic advisors meet individually with each of our students on a regular basis to help with course selection, academic planning, and career development, as well as to help students find additional resources on campus.

For the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum click here .

Departmental/Program Major Courses (48 credits)


B. Art History courses (6 credits)


C. Studio Arts and Technology Core (9 credits)


Three of the following courses in Studio Arts & Technology Core. Only one of the three courses can be in your Area of Concentration.

D. Portfolio Assessment (required, no credit)


E. Studio Arts and Technology Areas of Concentration (15 credits)


Four (4) courses in 2D Extended Media, Craft/Material Studies, or Art, Culture and Technology, plus one (1) course in any other area.

F. Studio Arts Professional Practice/Senior Exhibition (3 credits)


Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (57 credits)


  • ENGL 10600 - First-Year Composition (UCC: Written Communication)
  • or

  • ENGL 10800 - Accelerated First-Year Composition (UCC: Written Communication)
  •  

  • COM 11400 - Fundamentals Of Speech Communication (UCC: Oral Communication)  
  • Other Languages (Proficiency through Level IV in one language) (UCC: Humanities) - Credits Hours: 12.00
  • Mathematics (UCC: Quantitative Reasoning) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Statistics (UCC: Quantitative Reasoning) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Western Heritage - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • United States Tradition (UCC: Behavioral Social Science - if POL 10100  was taken) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Other Cultures (UCC: Behavioral Social Science - if ANTH 20500 was taken) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Aesthetic Awareness - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Gender Issues - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Social Ethics (UCC: Science, Technology & Society - if PHIL 27000  or POL 22300  was taken) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Individual and Society - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Global Perspective (UCC: Science, Technology & Society - if HIST 38400  or HIST 38700  was taken) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Natural Sciences (UCC: Science - requires 6 credits) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Natural Sciences Lab - Credit Hours: 3.00

Electives (15 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.

Program Requirements


15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


15 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


  • AD REQ C - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • AD REQ C - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • SLC 20200 - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Individual & Society - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Natural Science - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Portfolio Assessment - Credit Hours: 0.00

15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • AD REQ C - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Gender Issues - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Other Cultures - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • United States Tradition - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


  • AD REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • AD REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Racial & Ethnic Diversity - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Western Heritage - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • AD REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • AD REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Global Perspectives - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15 Credits


Notes


2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

32 credit hours at 30000 level or higher required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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