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
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-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
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT 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