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BFA in Printmaking: Academic Requirements

In addition to fulfilling general degree requirements, undergraduate students majoring in printmaking must complete the following requirements (85 credits):

Foundation Courses: 19 credits
VIS 1050/ComX: 1 credit
VIS 1060/Foundation Drawing: 3 credits
VIS 1070/Extended Media: 3 credits
VIS 1080/Visual Language: 3 credits
VIS 1250/2-D Processes: 3 credits
VIS 1260/3-D Processes: 3 credits
VIS 1270/4-D Processes: 3 credits

Art History Courses: 12 credits
ARH 1020/History of Art Survey II
ARH —/One course in the history of art before 1800 (lower-level)
ARH —/Art history elective (modern/contemporary)

Printmaking Studio Courses: 33 credits
PRT 2100/Introduction to Intaglio: 3 credits
PRT 2110/Introduction to Lithography: 3 credits
PRT 2120/Introduction to Silkscreen: 3 credits
PRT 2130/Introduction to Woodcut: 3 credits
PRT 2500/The History of Printmaking: 3 credits
PRT 3330/Printmaking Now: 3 credits
PRT 3880/Junior Printmaking Studio I: 3 credits
PRT 3890/Junior Printmaking Studio II: 3 credits
PRT 4880/Senior Printmaking Studio I: 3 credits
PRT 4890/Senior Printmaking Studio II: 3 credits
PRT —/Printmaking elective(s): 3 credits

Visual Arts Studio Electives: 15 credits

Synthesis Course: 6 credits
PRT 4990/Senior Project I: 3 credits
PRT 4991/Senior Project II: 3 credits


Updates to the 2013–15 College Catalog:

Effective Fall 2014:

  • All courses previously offered under the VPR prefix are now offered under the PRT prefix. The senior project (formerly PRT 4990, two semesters, 6 credits total) is now PRT 4990/Senior Project I and SCP 4991/Senior Project II, 3 credits each.

Updated March 6, 2014

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