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Program Requirements

A Major in Art requires 12 total course credits

Core Courses (all required to total 6 course credits):

  • ARTD 101 - Art and Ideas
  • ARTD 111 - Design
  • ARTD 112 - Portfolio
  • ARTD 113 - Foundational Drawing
  • ARTD 114 - Art History Survey
  • ARTD 402 - Contemporary Art
  • ARTD 425 - Critique (repeated for credit three times)
  • ARTD 450 - Exhibition

Art Electives (select to total 6 course credits):

  • ARTD 215/315 - Drawing
  • ARTD 223/323 - Sculpture: Construction and Foundry
  • ARTD 224/324 - Sculpture: Multiples and Installation
  • ARTD 230/330 - Typography and Logo
  • ARTD 231/331 - Book Design
  • ARTD 232/332 - Poster Design
  • ARTD 236/336 - Photography; Darkroom
  • ARTD 237/337 - Photography: Digital
  • ARTD 243/343 - Observational Painting
  • ARTD 244/344 - Abstract Painting
  • ARTD 250 - Special Topics in Studio
  • ARTD 260/360 - Hand- built Ceramics
  • ARTD 261/361 - Wheel- thrown Clay

One additional full course elective from the following or from studio courses:

  • ARTD 290 - Academic Travel
  • ARTD 306 - Women, Art and Feminism
  • ARTD 350 - Special Topics in Art History
  • ARTD 440 - Art Internship

A Minor in Art requires 6 total course credits:

Core courses (all required to total 3.5 course credits):

  • ARTD 101 - Art and Ideas or ARTD 111 - Design
  • ARTD 113 - Foundational Drawing
  • ARTD 114 - Art History Survey
  • ARTD 402 - Contemporary Art

Art Electives (select to total 2.5 course credits):

  • ARTD 215/315 - Drawing
  • ARTD 223/323 - Sculpture: Construction and Foundry
  • ARTD 224/324 - Sculpture: Multiples and Installation
  • ARTD 230/330 - Typography and Logo
  • ARTD 231/331 - Book Design
  • ARTD 232/332 - Poster Design
  • ARTD 236/336 - Photography: Darkroom
  • ARTD 237/337 - Photography: Digital
  • ARTD 243/343 - Observational Painting
  • ARTD 244/344 - Abstract Painting
  • ARTD 250 - Special Topics in Studio
  • ARTD 260/360 - Hand-built Ceramics
  • ARTD 261/361 - Wheel-thrown Clay
  • ARTD 290 - Academic Travel
  • ARTD 306 - Women, Art and Feminism
  • ARTD 350 - Special Topics in Art History
  • ARTD 440 - Art Internship

The Process Portfolio:

All Art majors are required to maintain a digital portfolio from year to year. A rationale-of-study statement and a civic engagement survey will also be submitted during the sophomore and junior years. Comprehensive digital images of the four-year experience and senior exhibition will be retained by the Monmouth College Department of Art upon graduation.

 

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