B.F.A. Studio Art

Degree Requirements

 

Liberal Arts and Science

Courses in the following areas must be completed to fulfill Liberal Arts requirements

42 Credits

College Core Curriculum (CORE)

20 Credits

Foreign Language

4

Expository Writing

8

EXPOS-UA 1 Writing the Essay

4

ACE-UE 110 Advanced College Essay

4

Foundations of Contemporary Culture

8

CORE-UA 4xx Texts and Ideas

4

CORE-UA 5xx Cultures and Contexts 4

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

22 Credits

ARTCR-UE 58 Global Histories of Art (Fall, Freshman Year)

2

ARTCR-UE 51 Histories of Art Since 1945 (Spring, Freshman Year)

2

ARTCR-UE 37 Art + Contemporary Culture (Fall, Sophomore Year)

3

ARTCR-UE 52 Contemporary Art (Spring, Sophomore Year)

3

ARTH-UA xxxx Restricted Elective in Art History**  
or ARTCR-UE 10 Art: Practice and Ideas**                  
or ARTCR-UE 55 Art of Now**
or ARTCR-UE 9153 Art and Ideas: The Art World Today-Berlin and Beyond**

4

Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning**

4

Natural Science or Psychology**

4

**Selected by advisement

 

CAS College CORE Curriculum course offerings: http://core.cas.nyu.edu/page/1718courses
Steinhardt Liberal Arts Core course offerings: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/advisement/LAC

 

Additional Requirements

 

SAHS-UE 1 New Student Seminar

0

Writing Proficiency Examination

0

CAS College CORE Curriculum course offerings: http://core.cas.nyu.edu/page/1718courses

 Steinhardt Liberal Arts Core course offerings: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/advisement/LAC
Studio Art Specialization (Major)

86 Credits

Foundations

24 Credits

2D

8 credits

ART-UE 107 2D Fundamentals I (Fall, Freshman Year)

ART-UE 108 2D Fundamentals II (Spring, Freshman Year)

4

3D

8 credits

ART-UE 211 3D Fundamentals I (Fall, Freshman Year)

4

ART-UE 212 3D Fundamentals II (Spring, Freshman Year)

4

4D

4 credits

ART-UE 314 4D Fundamentals I (Fall, Freshman Year)

2

ART-UE 315 4D Fundamentals II (Spring, Freshman Year)

2

ART-UE 90 Color I (Fall or Spring Freshman Year)

2

ART-UE 22 Intro to Interdisciplinary Art Practice (Fall or Spring Freshman Year) 2
Studio 43 credits
Selected from the following, by advisement  
Sophomore Studios 12 credits
ART-UE xxxx 3
ART-UE xxxx 3
ART-UE xxxx 3
ART-UE xxxx 3
ART-UE 900 Visual Arts Praxis 3 credits
Senior Studio I & II, with corequisite ART-UE 1905 2-6 credits
ART-UE 1901 Senior Studio I 1-3 credits
ART-UE 1902 Senior Studio II 1-3 credits
ARTCR-UE Senior Thesis Seminar 4 credits

Department Electives
If Senior Studio I and II total 2 point minimum, Department Electives must total 10 point minimum.

6-10 credits 
ART-UE xxxx  
ART-UE xxxx  
ART-UE xxxx  
ARTCR-UE Senior Thesis Seminar 4 credits
Department Electives 10 credits
ART-UE xxxx 4
ART-UE xxxx 3
ART-UE xxxx 3
Unrestricted Electives 19 credits
Total credits for graduation 128 Credits


Concentrations After Foundation Year: 2D / 3D / 4D

2D

Painting (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Painting (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Painting (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

Drawing (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Drawing (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Drawing (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

Printmaking (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Printmaking (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Printmaking (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

3D
Sculpture (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Sculpture (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Sculpture (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

Ceramics (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Ceramics (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Ceramics (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem)

Glass (3 credits/1x week; co-requirement, Sculpture)
Projects in Glass (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Glass (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits, 1x week per sem.)

4D
Video (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Video (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Video (3 credits/1x week)
or Adv. Projects in Art + Media (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

Photo (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Photo (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Photo (3 credits/1x week)
or Adv. Projects in Art + Media (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week per sem.)

Digital Art (3 credits/1x week)
Projects in Digital Art (3 credits/1x week)
Adv. Projects in Digital Art (3 credits/1x week)
or Adv. Projects in Art + Media (3 credits/1x week)
Senior Studios I & II (2 - 8 credits/1x week)


Continued Study, MA Art Education

Students interested in continuing on for the MA in Teaching Art may take a graduate-level art education course in the spring or fall term of their senior year and reduce the credits required for the MA.

Course options include:
Contemporary Art and Critical Pedagogy: Identity, Representation & Multiculturalism
Special Education, Disabilities Studies and Contemporary Art
Media Literacy and Art in the Classroom
Course descriptions

Seniors who choose this option and apply for admission to the MA program by the February 1 deadline may also be eligible for a special scholarship for BFA graduates, covering 30% of their graduate tuition.  Details available to you from the BFA Student Services Counselor.