Painting/Drawing Concentration
  • Art, BFA Painting/Drawing requires at least 120 credit hours.
  • 36 of 120 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of HPE may count in degree requirements.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • No more than 60 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Freshman Composition6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts12
12 hours of Humanities and Fine Arts chosen from the following categories below
Fine Arts: Choose one3
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Literature: Choose one or two3-6
Students must have a two course sequence in either Literature or History.
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
MYTHOLOGY
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
Foreign Language Requirement3
Any WLC 100 or 200 level course
Humanities: Choose one if needed0-3
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Mathematics and Natural Sciences11
Mathematics: Choose one3
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences: Choose two8
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
CLIMATE AND GLOBAL CHANGE
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
History and Social and Behavioral Sciences
12 hours of History and Social and Behavioral Sciences chosen from the following categories below
History: Choose one or two3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Choose two or three6-9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
Pre-professional21
Art Studio Requirements:12
TWO-DIMENSIONAL DES/COLOR TH
THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
DRAWING: INTRODUCTION
Art History:9
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
Major Requirements:
Foundations:12
TWO-DIMENSIONAL DES/COLOR TH
THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
DRAWING: INTRODUCTION
Select four:12
ANIMATION: INTRODUCTION
GRAPHIC DESIGN: INTRODUCTION
SCULPTURE: INTRODUCTION
PHOTOGRAPHY: INTRODUCTION
PAINTING: INTRODUCTION
PRINTMAKING: INTRODUCTION
Upper Division Requirements
CROSS DISCIPLINARY STUDIO I
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
Select 4 ARS courses at the 300-level in the field of concentration12
Select 2 ARS courses at the 400-level in the field of concentration6
DRAWING: FIGURE
PAINTING: TRADITIONAL I
PAINTING: CONTEMPORARY I
PAINTING: MIXED MEDIA I
DRAWING: CONCEPTUAL
PAINTING: TRADITIONAL II
PAINTING: CONTEMPORARY II
PAINTING: MIXED MEDIA II
Art History Requirements:
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
CONTEMPORARY ART & ISSUES
Select one of the following 300-level Art History courses before 1800:3
ANCIENT GREEK ART
MEDIEVAL ART
RENAISSANCE ART
ANCIENT ROMAN ART
COLLAPSE OF CIVILIZATIONS
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HY 1
Select one of the following 300-level Art History courses after 1800:3
TWENTIETH CENTURY ART
IMPRESSIONISM & POST-IMP
NINETEENTH CENTURY ART
PHILOSOPHY OF ART
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HISTORY
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HY 1
Electives12
Select 4 courses ARH/ARS 300-level or above 12
Total Semester Hours 120
1

Depending on the topic of this course, it may satisfy either the Pre- or Post-1800 requirement, or function as an elective.