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B.A. STUDIO ART

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.A. STUDIO ART degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
ART 112 (3) or ART 113 (3) 3
ART 110 (3) 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
NS Course 3
QR Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
ART 112 (3) or ART 113 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
BIO 112 (3) or CHE 140 (3) or PHY 151 (3) 3
BIO 113 Lab (1) or CHE 145 Lab (1) or PHY 161 Lab (1) 1
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours17

Semester 3Credit Hours
ART 105 (3) or ART 201 (3) or ART 202 (3) 3
ART 106 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
SB Course 3
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Studio Art is primarily intended as a program for art students who wish to receive a broad experience in studio practice within the context of a liberal arts education. Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art is selective and requires a separate application to the department for major. To be admitted, students must meet certain gpa requirements and submit an Application for Admission for a Major in Fine Arts and include a portfolio which demonstrates artistic potential and the ability to succeed in the studio coursework. Acceptance is limited and competitive and submission of an application does not guarantee admission. The application for major is available on the web at: http://louisville.edu/art/

Those with questions about the UofL Fine Arts program may contact:
Hite Art Institute/Dept of Fine Arts
Phone: 502-852-6794
Email: hite@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/art

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
ART 205 (3.00) or ART 206 (3.00) or ART 207 (3.00) 3
ART 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ARTH 300+ 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
ART 300+ 3
ART 300+ 3
Elective 3
NATS 100+ or SOCS 100+ 3
Elective WR (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
ART 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ART 500+ 3
NATS 300+ or SOCS 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
ART 500+ 3
HUM 591 (3.00) or HUM 592 (3.00) or HUM 593 (3.00) or HUM 594 (3.00) or HUM 595 (3.00) or HUM 596 (3.00) 3
HUM 300+ 3
NATS 300+ or SOCS 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ART Elective 1
Total Credit Hours16

Program Notes

A grade of C- or better is required in all 300 and 500-level courses in the major.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College


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