UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Broad Area Art Liberal Arts Academic Plan

Broad Area Art - Liberal Arts Degree (no minor required).

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

  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
ART 200-level studio course - 3
CSTA 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication - 3
Science course with lab - 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
ENGL 241-245 Sophomore English literature course - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
Physical education activity course - .5
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
Art history course - 2
Liberal courses (two) - 5
General education humanities course - 3
General education behavioral/social science course - 3
Total semester credits - 14

ART 200-level studio course - 3
ART 300-level studio course - 3
Liberal arts course - 3
General education science course - 2-3
General education social/behavioral science course - 2-3
Approved elective course - 3
Total semester credits - 17

Senior
Year

ART 485 Senior Seminar - 1
IHUM 498 Senior Level Capstone Course - 2-4
ART 300-level studio courses (two) - 6
Art history course - 2
General education diversity course - 3
Total semester credits - 14-16

ART 300-level studio courses (two) - 6
ART 309 Gallery Techniques - 1
Art major studio lab - 3
Elective courses (two) - 5
Total semester credits - 13

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 39 cr.
Major Courses - 56 cr.
Liberal Arts Courses - 10 cr.
Electives and Senior Capstone - 15 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 advisors students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.