Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog 
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Art

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Program Overview

Bachelor of Arts is a broad based studio concentration for students interested in art. With fewer requirements in studio arts, students have a great deal of flexibility to include a wide range of courses to suit their interests, including humanities, science, mathematics, social/behavioral classes or foreign languages.


Program Contact
Scott Thorp, MFA
Program Accreditation
The art and design unit is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website. http://www.augusta.edu/admissions/


Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Progression or Graduation Reuqirement
  • Portfolio Review: All art majors are required to submit their work for a review by all fulltime Department of Art and Design faculty after the completion of the following courses: ART 1211 - Drawing I: an Introduction to Techniques and Methods of Expression (3 Credit Hours) , ART 1520 - Two-Dimensional Design (3 Credit Hours) ART 1530 - Three Dimensional Design (3 Credit Hours) , and 12 additional hours of studio art courses (21 hours total.) Portfolio Reviews are scheduled at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Passing the Portfolio Review is a prerequisite for ART 4998 which is a graduation requirement. Portfolio Review occurs on the day after the last day of class of the fall and spring semesters. Transfer students must meet this requirement with the provision that a minimum of three hours be done while in residency at the university and that the transfer courses for the remaining 18 hrs. be equivalent to the required courses listed above. Each student should submit a minimum of 15 studio works. These are to include both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. See the Department of Art and Design for specific Portfolio requirements.

    Senior Exhibition: The B.A. degree candidate is required to pass ART 4998 - Senior Exhibition (BA) (3 Credit Hours)  to graduate. The work for this exhibition must be accepted and judged by a fulltime Department of Art and Design faculty mentor and ART 4998 - Senior Exhibition (BA) (3 Credit Hours)   instructor as demonstrating significant quality and quantity to warrant the earning of the B.A. degree.

Core Areas A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements.

Major Courses: 42 Hours

Minor Field: 18 Hours

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours

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