Visual Arts Program Check Sheet
Checklist for Major
Checklist for Minor
The Art Division of Albany State University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts with a concentration in Visual Art. This degree provides curricular experiences in drawing, painting, sculpture, graphics, ceramics, and art history. The program provides the student with broad technical knowledge and professional skills through varied instruction in art disciplines. It is further reinforced by arranged interaction with professional artists through residencies, seminars, and “work based paradigm” internships, field trips, as well as the study of liberal subjects promoting identification of purpose and social awareness. The art curriculum features a diverse combination of discipline-oriented courses structured for the enhancement of basic performance skills and individual creative exploration. Albany State University believes the Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual and Performing Art is an essential component in the formation of a visual artist’s education. The knowledge and skills acquired in this program are the foundation for all professional and personal art-related goals. Faculty members possessing extensive studio and teaching experience in their respective disciplines teach all art courses.
The 124 credit hour degree program consists of 45 semester hours of core courses, 18 hours of major core courses, 40 hours of major requirements, and 21 hours of major electives. Potential art majors seeking admittance into the discipline each student must:
Senior Art majors must have a portfolio review and a senior exhibition for graduation. Majors must perform satisfactorily on the Exit Examination.
For more information please contact: Visual and Performing Arts Department at (229) 500-2216.