Art Major

Area of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:

  • Art Education
  • Pre-Art Therapy
  • Studio Art

Art Education

Art majors may complete an emphasis in Art Education leading to teacher licensure from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Only those requirements for coursework in Art are listed here. For additional information about admission to the teacher education program, consult the Education Office (www.uwgb.edu/education), or the Office of Academic Advising, or refer to the Education program description in this catalog. For advising information, see the Art Education adviser.

Supporting Core Courses43
Art History
History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval
History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern
Modern Art
Contemporary Art
Design Core
Tools, Safety, and Materials
Introductory Drawing
Three Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Studios
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Printmaking
Three-Dimensional Studios
Introduction to Sculpture
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Woodworking and Furniture Design
Introduction to Fibers/Textiles
Introduction to Jewelry/Metals
Upper-Level Core Courses24
Required Core Courses
Teaching Art in the Middle and Secondary Schools
Drawing (choose one of the following courses):
Intermediate Drawing
Figure Drawing
Art History (choose two of the following courses):
Modern American Culture
Women, Art and Image
History of Photography
Art of the First Nations
Precolumbian Art of Mesoamerica
African Art
Asian Art
Choose 12 credits of Studio Art courses 1
Total Credits67

Pre-Art Therapy

Supporting Art Courses31
Art History:
History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval
History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern
Modern Art
Contemporary Art
Design Core:
Tools, Safety, and Materials
Introductory Drawing
Three Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Design
Two-dimensional studios (choose 2 for total 6 credits):
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Printmaking
Three-dimensional studios (choose 2 for total 6 credits):
Introduction to Sculpture
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Woodworking and Furniture Design
Introduction to Fibers/Textiles
Introduction to Jewelry/Metals
Supporting Psychology Courses:7
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Human Development
Choose one Statistics course:
Business Statistics
Social Science Statistics
Introductory Statistics
Upper Level Art Courses:9
Intermediate Drawing
Figure Drawing
Choose two courses:
Modern American Culture
Women, Art and Image
History of Photography
Art of the First Nations
Precolumbian Art of Mesoamerica
African Art
Asian Art
Upper Level Art Studio Courses:9
Complete any 9 credits from Upper-Level Studio list including one 400-level course.
Figure Drawing
Advanced Drawing
Painting:
Intermediate Painting: Oil Painting
Intermediate Painting: Media Exploration
Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches
Advanced Painting
Photography:
Photography II
Photography III
Advanced Problems in Photography
Printmaking:
Intermediate Printmaking
Screen Printing
Advanced Printmaking
Sculpture:
Intermediate Sculpture
Advanced Sculpture
Ceramics:
Intermediate Ceramics
Advanced Ceramics
Textiles:
Intermediate Fibers/Textiles
Advanced Fibers/Textiles
Jewelry/Metals:
Intermediate Jewelry/Metals
Advanced Jewelry/Metals
Internship (up to 3 credits)
Independent Study (up to 3 credits)
Travel Course (up to 3 credits)
Woodworking & Furniture Design:
Intermediate Woodworking & Furniture Design
Advanced Woodworking & Furniture Design
Upper Level Psychology Courses:13
Research Methods in Psychology
Counseling and Psychotherapy
choose 6 credits of PSYCH electives
Psychology of Stereotyping and Prejudice
Cultural Psychology
Psychology of Women and Gender
Psychology of Cognitive Processes
Theories of Personality
Abnormal Psychology
Multicultural Counseling and Mental Health
Clinical Child Psychology
Internship
Total Credits69

Studio Art

Supporting Core Courses31
Art History
History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval
History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern
Modern Art
Contemporary Art
Design Core
Tools, Safety, and Materials
Introductory Drawing
Three Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Studios (choose 6 credits):
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Printmaking
Three-Dimensional Studios (choose 6 credits):
Introduction to Sculpture
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Woodworking and Furniture Design
Introduction to Fibers/Textiles
Introduction to Jewelry/Metals
Upper-Level Core Courses24
Required Core Courses
Intermediate Drawing
Figure Drawing
Art History (choose two of the following courses):
Modern American Culture
Women, Art and Image
History of Photography
Art of the First Nations
Precolumbian Art of Mesoamerica
African Art
Asian Art
Upper-Level Studio Art Emphasis Courses (15 credits) 1
Total Credits55