The art major program for a B.A. in art consists of basic core courses plus a selected concentration, which may be fine arts, history, or studio. Please note that some courses are only offered in the fall or spring. Students should plan their schedules accordingly and with care. All art majors are required to take the following courses:
All art majors also must elect five courses (15 crs.) or six courses (18 crs.) if ART 101, ART 232, or ART 233 is taken as a general education elective in Category B of the General Elective credits required by Shippensburg University. Not all courses are offered every semester. Students should check with their advisor to learn the sequence of courses and the general education courses required for their major as they develop their four-year plan. Four of the six electives must be 300 level or higher. Courses are selected from the following list:
All students completing a Bachelor of Arts degree are required to attain proficiency in a foreign language. Proficiency may be satisfied by completing a language class at the 103 (intermediate) level or three years of any one foreign language in high school. Students may also meet this requirement through AP testing or CLEP testing.