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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Art (B.A. or B.S.)


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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art is a comprehensive degree that focuses on the study of art, design, and art history in the context of a broader program of general study.

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Art is a comprehensive degree that focuses on the study of art, design, and art history in the context of a broader program of general study including the sciences, mathematics, and/or a technology field.

The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Course Selection


Students with a major in art (B.A. or B.S.) should use the offerings of the school and the college, as well as the offerings of the other colleges in the university, in designing suitable programs of study that will reinforce their intellectual and professional goals. The School of Art and Design’s advising staff are available to students in need of advice and assistance.

Requirements in School (48)


Requirements outside School (0-12)


For the B.A. degree
Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12). (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.)

For the B.S. degree
Two adviser-approved courses in Science, Mathematics, and/or Technology taken in addition to General Education requirements (6-8)

Total Hours for a Major in Art (B.A. or B.S.): 48-60


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