Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Studio Art B.A.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of a plan of study approved by assigned advisor.
  2. Completion of a Declaration of Major Form, indicating studio concentration.
  3. Successful portfolio review in ART 101 and 104 resulting in a minimum grade of C.
  4. A portfolio review demonstrating minimum grade equivalency is required for program credit for studio art courses taken at another institution or credit for advanced placement courses.
See Transfer Portfolio Guidelines at www.ric.edu/art/Pages/Transfer-Students.aspx or obtain guidelines in the main office of ALEX AND ANI Hall.

Retention Requirement

  1. A minimum grade of C+ in all courses in the concentration.

  2. Retention in the program requires completion of all studio foundations courses, with a positive portfolio review resulting in a minimum grade of C in each course.

Course Requirements

Studio Foundations

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 101Drawing I: General Drawing

4

Fall, Spring.
ART 104Design I: Two-Dimensional Design

4

Fall, Spring.
ART 105Drawing II

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 107Foundations in Digital Media

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ART 114Design II: Three-Dimensional Design

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 204Synthesis/Three-Dimensional Emphasis

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 205Synthesis/Two-Dimensional Emphasis

3

Fall, Spring.

Art History and Criticism

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 231Prehistoric to Renaissance Art

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ART 232Renaissance to Modern Art

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 331Greek and Roman Art

3

Spring.
ART 332Renaissance Art

3

Fall.
ART 333Baroque Art

3

Spring.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 334American Art and Architecture

3

Fall.
ART 336Nineteenth-Century European Art

3

Fall.
ART 337Twentieth-Century Art

3

Spring, Summer.

Courses in Concentration

Students select a studio concentration in ceramics, digital media, graphic design, metalsmithing and jewelry, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.

Painting: X=1; Ceramics: X=2; Sculpture: X=3; Graphic Design: X=4; Metalsmithing and Jewelry: X=5; Photography: X=6; Printmaking: X=7; Digital Media: X=8.

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
Studio I (one 200-level course)

3

Studio II (one 200- or 300-level course)

3

ART 40XStudio III

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 42XStudio IV

3

Fall, Spring
ART 44XStudio V

3

Fall, Spring.

Electives

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ONE COURSE in studio art

3

TWO COURSES in art or art education

6-8

Total Credit Hours: 61-63