Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A.

The BA in Art is a four-year liberal arts degree in studio art. The program provides an in-depth studio experience while allowing for a substantial number of non-art electives. It is designed for students who want to focus in art, but also have strong interest in disciplines outside the visual arts. Students may take up to 60 credits of studio courses (designated ART) toward the degree.

Program Requirements

The minimum number of credits (exclusive of the University’s Core curriculum and electives) required for the major: 45.

Art History Requirements (9 credits)

  • Three ARH 300- or 400-level art history courses

Studio Art Requirement (21 credits)

Choose one concentration and the associated sequence of courses and electives:

No more than 60 credit hours with ART designation may be used to fulfill the 120 credit-hours degree requirement.

Ceramics Concentration Requirements

Photography and Digital Art & Design Concentration Requirements

Painting and Drawing Concentration Requirements

Sculpture Concentration Requirements

USM Core Requirements

The USM Core Curriculum is a coherent, integrative, and rigorous liberal education that enables our graduates to be world-minded, intentional, life-long learners and captures your general education degree requirements. 

Please Note: Core requirements may be part of your major and/or minor, and Core may have been fulfilled with transfer credit. Please consult your MaineStreet Degree Progress Report (DPR) and review your degree progress with your Advisor.  For additional information, access the USM Core webpage.