The Art Studio Discipline
  • Art, BA Art Studio 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
Humanities: Choose one or two3-6
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
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
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
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-Professional Courses24
Any WLC 100 or 200 level course
Art Studio Requirements:
TWO-DIMENSIONAL DES/COLOR TH
THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
DRAWING: INTRODUCTION
Select three additional 200-level ARS courses9
Art History Requirements. Select two of the following:6
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
Upper Division Requirements 1,2
Select five ARS courses at the 300 level
Select two ARS courses at the 400 level
CONTEMPORARY ART & ISSUES
Select seven courses from the following, no more than four courses in one area21
Digital Animation:
ANIMATION: TEAM GAME DESGN I
ANIMATION: MODELING I
ANIMATION: CHARACTER ANIMTN I
ANIMATION: SHORT FILM I
ANIMATION: TECHNICAL ARTS I
ANIMATION: TEAM GAME DESIGN II
ANIMATION: MODELING II
ANIMATION: CHARACTER ANIMTN II
ANIMATION: SHORT FILM II
ANIMATION: TECHNICAL ARTS II
Graphic Design:
GRAPHIC DESIGN: PRINT MEDIA I
GRAPHIC DESIGN: WEB DESIGN
GRAPH DES: WATERCOLOR & DIG I
GRAPH DES: WEB USER EXPER I
GRAPHIC DESIGN: TYPOGRAPHY I
GRAPHIC DESIGN: PRINT MEDIA II
GRAPH DES: SENIOR PROJ MGMT
GRAPH DES: WATERCOLOR & DIG II
GRAPH DES: WEB USER EXPER II
GRAPHIC DESIGN: TYPOGRAPHY II
Painting/Drawing:
DRAWING: FIGURE
PAINTING: TRADITIONAL I
PAINTING: CONTEMPORARY I
PAINTING: MIXED MEDIA I
DRAWING: CONCEPTUAL
PAINTING: TRADITIONAL II
PAINTING: CONTEMPORARY II
PAINTING: MIXED MEDIA II
Printmaking:
PRINT: ETCHING & RELIEF I
PRINT: SCREENPRINT I
PRINT: BOOK ARTS I
PRINT: MONOPRINT & LITHOGPHY I
PRINT: ETCHING & RELIEF II
PRINT: SCREENPRINT II
PRINT: BOOK ARTS II
PRINT: MONOPRINT &LITHOGPHY II
Photography:
PHOTO: DIGITAL I
PHOTO: DARKROOM I
PHOTO: EXPER & HIST I
PHOTO: DOCUMENTARY I
PHOTO: DIGITAL II
PHOTO: DARKROOM II
PHOTO: EXPER & HIST II
PHOTO: DOCUMENTARY II
Sculpture:
SCULP: FABRICATION I
SCULP: CARVING I
SCULP: CASTING I
SCULP: SPACE AND PLACE I
SCULP: FABRICATION II
SCULP: CARVING II
SCULP: CASTING II
SCULP: SPACE AND PLACE II
Other:
SCULP: FIGURE MODELING I
CROSS DISCIPLINARY STUDIO I
MULTIMEDIA I
SP TOPICS IN STUDIO ART
CROSS DISCIPLINARY STUDIO II
ART INTERNSHIP
MULTIMEDIA II
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES
INDEPENDENT PROJECTS
Courses at Alabama A&M 3
Minor Courses18
Elective Courses
Elective hours vary by student, see advisor.
Total Semester Hours120
Year 1
FallSemester Hours
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
MATH 1XX  3
ARS 123TWO-DIMENSIONAL DES/COLOR TH 3
ARS 160DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS 3
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
 Term Semester Hours: 13
Spring
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
ARS 140THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3
ARS 260DRAWING: INTRODUCTION 3
Science w/Lab  4
ARH 1XX  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 2
Fall
FL 1XX  3
Science w/Lab  4
HY 103WORLD HISTORY TO 1500 3
ARS 2XX  3
ARS 2XX  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
EH 2XX  3
HY 104WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 3
ARH 1XX  3
ARS 2XX  3
ARS 3XX  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 3
Fall
TH 122THEATRE APPRECIATION 3
ARH 309CONTEMPORARY ART ISSUES 3
ARS 3XX  3
Minor Courses  6
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
GER Area II  3
GER Area IV  3
ARS 3XX  3
Minor Courses  6
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
GER Area II  3
GER Area IV  3
Minor Courses  6
ARS 3XX  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
ARS 3XX  3
ARS 4XX  3
ARS 4XX  3
Minor Course  3
Elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
 Total Semester Hours: 120