Fine Arts Program
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Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts Degree


The Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts degree allows for more studio work in preparation for professional studio-based careers and graduate school. 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    30 hours

First Semester
Humanities Elective                                                     3
Natural Science Elective                                              3
ARH 2050: Art History I                                               3
Visual Arts Electives                                                    6

(Student can select any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA or PGY Course Prefixes)
Total Semester Hours                                               15

Second Semester

ART 2330C: Life Drawing                                            3
Natural Science Elective                                              3
ARH 2051: Art History II                                              3

Visual Arts Electives                                                    6
(Student can select any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA or PGY Course Prefixes)
Total Semester Hours                                                15

JUNIOR - THIRD YEAR            30 hours
First Semester
Social Science Elective                                               3
Visual Arts Electives                                                    6
(Student can select any combination of ART, ARC, ARH, GRA or PGY Course Prefixes)
Art History Electives                                                    3
(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)

Minor Electives                                                            3
Total Semester Hours                                              15


Second Semester
Advanced Art Coursework Electives                           6
(Courses that are 3000 or 4000 level only)

Minor Electives                                                            6
ART 4928: Advanced Workshop - Topic: Internship    3
Total Semester Hours                                              15


SENIOR - FOURTH YEAR        31 hours
First Semester
ART 4915: Colloquium in Art                                       3
Advanced Art Coursework Electives                           6
(Courses that are 3000 or 4000 level only)
Art History Electives                                                    3
(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)

ART 3948: Exhibition Planning & Design                  1-3 variable
Minor Electives                                                           3
Total Semester Hours                                             16


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


Total Credit Hours for Degree                              120



Contact Info

1630- 1640 Pinder Street
100 Foster-Tanner Art - East
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: (850) 599-3161