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Fine Arts Program
Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Center
1630 Pinder Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts Degree


The Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts degree requires a foreign language (12 hours) which prepares students' pursuit of advanced degrees in art history, art administration, and art criticism. All Fine Arts majors are required to have a formal exhibition of creative work or a research-based oral presentation of during their last semester of residence. Students are expected to work closely with their advisor and the exhibition committee to fulfill this requirement. Use the Advisory Form to assist you in selecting the appropriate courses for your curriculum.

FRESHMAN - FIRST YEAR    29 hours

First Semester
SLS 1101: Student Life Skills                                      2
ENC 1101: Freshman Communicative Skills I        3
Mathematics Elective                                                    3
ART 1201C: Fundamentals of Design I                    3
ART 2300C: Drawing I                                                  3
Total Semester Hours                                                14

Second Semester

ENC 1102: Freshman Communicative Skills II      3
Mathematics Elective                                                   3
ART 1202C: Fundamentals of Design II                  3
ART 2301C: Drawing II                                                3
ARH 2000: Art Appreciation                                        3
Total Semester Hours                                               15

SOPHOMORE - SECOND YEAR    32 hours

First Semester
Humanities Elective                                                     3
Natural Science Elective                                             3
ARH 2050: Art History I                                                3
Visual Arts Electives (Student can select
  any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA,
  or PGY Course Prefixes)                                           3
Foreign Language                                                        4
Total Semester Hours                                                16

Second Semester
ART 2330C: Life Drawing                                            3
Natural Science Elective                                              3
ARH 2051: Art History II                                                3
Visual Arts Electives (Student can select
   any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA,
   or PGY Course Prefixes)                                           3
Foreign Language                                                        4
Total Semester Hours                                               16

JUNIOR - THIRD YEAR            31 hours

First Semester

Social Science Elective                                                3           
Visual Arts Electives (Student can select
   any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA,
   or PGY Course Prefixes)                                           3
Art History Electives (Student can select
   any ARH course - ARH 3610: American Art
   History, ARH 4410: Modern Art History,
   ARH 4633: African-American Art History or
   ARH 4520: African Art History)                                 3
Foreign Language                                                        4
Minor Electives                                                              3
Total Semester Hours                                               16

Second Semester
Advanced Art Coursework Electives
   (Courses that are 3000 or 4000 level only)          9
Minor Electives                                                              6
Total Semester Hours                                               15

SENIOR - FOURTH YEAR        28 hours

First Semester
ART 4915: Colloquium in Art                                      3
Advanced Art Coursework Electives    
   (Courses that are 3000 or 4000 level only)          6
Art History Electives (Student can select
   any ARH course – ARH 3610: American Art
   History, ARH 4410: Modern Art History,
   ARH 4633: African-American Art History or
   ARH 4520: African Art History)                                3
ART 4928: Advanced Workshop: Internship         1-3 (variable)
Total Semester Hours                                               13

Second Semester
ART 4928: Advanced Workshop: Senior Portfolio    3
Advanced Art Coursework Electives
   (Courses that are 3000 or 4000 level only)            6
Minor Electives                                                                6
Total Semester Hours                                                 15

Total Credit Hours for Degree    120