UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Art with Minor / Second Major Academic Plan

Art Major - Liberal Arts Degree.  Bachelor with Minor/Second Major.

Visit the Art Liberal Arts page to learn more about the program.

BA = requirement for Bachelor of Arts
BS = requirement for Bachelor of Science

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ART 121 Design Foundation - 3
ART 131 Drawing I - 3
ENGL 111 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
General education humanities course - 3
General education behavioral/social science course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ART 132 Drawing II - 3
ENGL 112 Persuasive Reading and Writing - 3
General education speech course - 3
Science course with lab - 3
Course in minor area - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore Year

ART 211 Western Art to 1500 - 3
ART 200-level studio course - 3
ART 300-level studio course - 3
Physical education activity course - .5
General education humanities literature course - 3
Course in minor area - 3
Total semester credits - 13.5

ART 212 Art History Since 1500 - 3
ART 200-level studio courses (two) - 6
General education mathematics course - 3
General education science course - 3
Physical education activity course - .5
Total semester credits - 15.5

Junior
Year

ART 200-level studio course - 3
General education behavioral/social science course - 3
General education humanities course - 3
Course in minor - 3
BA Modern language/philosophy course (two) - 6
BS Liberal arts course requirement (two) - 5
BA Total semester credits - 18
BS Total semester credits - 17

ART 200-level studio course - 3
General education social/behavioral science course - 3
General education science course - 3
Courses in minor (two) - 6
BA Modern language course - 3
BA Total semester credits - 18
BS Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

ART 485 Senior Seminar - 1
IHUM 498 Senior Level Capstone Course - 2
ART 300- or 400-level studio course - 2-3
Course in minor - 3
BA ART 300-level studio course - 2
BS ART 300-level studio course - 3
BS General education diversity course - 3
BA Total semester credits - 10-11
BS Total semester credits - 14-15

ART 300- or 400-level studio course - 2-3
Course in minor - 3
BA Modern language/philosophy course (two) - 6
BA General education diversity course - 3
BS General education liberal arts courses (two) - 5
BS Elective course - 3
BA Total semester credits - 13-14
BS Total semester credits - 14-15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 39 cr.
Major Courses - 36 cr.
Minor Requirements - 24 cr.
Directed Courses - 21 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.