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. 
  • Any double counting of classes must be approved through the CAHS Academic Advising Office.
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
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
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
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
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
 

* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV).

Pre-Professional Courses19
WLC 101, 102, 201, or 2023
ARS 123, ARS 160, ARS 140, ARS 260, ARH 1xx, and ARH 1xx will share with the Art Studio major and the Pre-professional area. These classes may not also count in Area II of the GER.
Art Studio Requirements:51
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
CONTEMPORARY ART & ISSUES
Select five ARS courses at the 300+ level from the lists below
Select two ARS courses at the 400+ level from the lists below
From the 300+ and 400+ classes, no more than four courses may be taken from any one area21
Digital Animation:
GAME DESIGN: SCRIPTING & DES I
ANIMATION: ORGANIC MODELING
ANIMATION: HARD SURF MODELING
ANIMATION: CONCEPT ART
ANIMATION; VISUAL STORY DEV
ANIMATION: 2D ANIMATION
ANIMATION: 3D ANIMATION
ANIMATION: TECHNICAL ARTS
ANIMATION: TEAM GAME DESN I
ANIMATION: TEAM GAME DESN II
ANIMATION: SHORT FILM I
ANIMATION: SHORT FILM 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
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT I
MULTIMEDIA I
SP TOPICS IN STUDIO ART
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT 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