Guide to Academic Planning 2017-2018

Art

Major

  • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing or ARTS 210 Beginning Sculpture or ARTS 250 Beginning Photography or ARTS 180 Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding
  • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I: Prehistory through Medieval or ARTH 171 Western Art History Survey II: Renaissance through 20th Century
  • ARTH 430 Practicum: Professional Development
  • ARTS 497 Practicum – Studio Art
  • Three-course sequence in studio courses
  • Two-course sequence in studio courses
  • One additional art history course beyond the Survey level
  • One additional studio class

    (At least one studio course must be taken in 3-D and one in 2-D.)

Minor

Studio Art

  • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
  • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I: Prehistory through Medieval or ARTH 171 Western Art History Survey II: Renaissance through 20th Century
  • Two-course sequence in studio courses
  • Two additional studio courses

Art History

  • ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
  • ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I: Prehistory through Medieval
  • ARTH 171 Western Art History Survey II: Renaissance through 20th Century
  • One additional art history course at 300- or 400-level
  • Two additional art history courses

Course Planning

Below is a typical pattern for fulfilling requirements of the studio art major. This is an example of how a student may meet the minimum requirements for a major in art and should not be taken as a prescribed course of study. For a detailed description of the Art Deparment courses, please look at the catalog

Fall Spring
First Year ARTS 160 Beginning Drawing
Or
ARTS 210 Beginning Sculpture
Or
ARTS 250 Beginning Photography
Or
ARTS 180 Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding
 ARTH 170 Western Art History Survey I
Second Year  200-Level Studio 200-Level Studio 
  Art History   
 Third Year 300-Level Studio  300-Level Studio 
  Art History   
Fourth Year ARTS 497 Practicum   
   ARTS 430 Practicum: Professional Development  

Senior Capstone Experience

The Senior Capstone Experience for the studio art major consists of: competently presenting a Hendrix College student art exhibition, successful participation in the Juried Senior Art Exhibition, group critiques, an oral presentation, and a professional portfolio.