2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A.

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A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the major.

The department requires a portfolio of work from incoming freshman art majors (BA or BFA) for assessment purposes. This portfolio will contain a minimum of four samples of work by the student in digital form (as a PowerPoint presentation only; no other digital forms will be accepted). The portfolio may be submitted any time after the student is accepted into the university, but must be submitted before the end of the first week of class for the current semester.

All art students are accepted provisionally as candidates for a BA degree until they reach the time they must apply for admission to the BFA program.

Baccalaureate Degree and Residency Requirements

All requirements for an undergraduate degree are listed under Academic Policies and Regulations  in the introductory section for undergraduate programs in this catalog. These requirements include a graduation requirement of at least one course in religion or theology. In addition the following are required:

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will create art that demonstrates technical proficiency.  
  • Students will create art that shows development of a personal style, and will be able to articulate how that style defines their conceptual goals in their work.  
  • Students will exhibit/present their artwork in ways that reflect best practices in exhibition.  

General Education Requirements

The general education requirements are presented in the undergraduate academic information section in this catalog. A course that meets a general education requirement may also meet a course requirement for the major or a course requirement in another discipline.

The following specific general education writing intensive course must be chosen to meet the requirements for this major:

One Course in Art History Which May Include Any of the Following (3 Credits)

Six Courses in Studio Art from the Following (18 Credits)

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