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  • Art

    School of Art and Art History's comprehensive curriculum provides instruction in studio art, design, art history, art education and museum studies (graduate students only). It also prepares students for advanced study or employment in art-related fields as diverse as museum operations, advertising, information graphics and production, and management in the arts.

    About This Major

    • College: Fine Arts
    • School:School of Art and Art History
    • Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
    • Hours for the Degree:120
    • Specializations:Ceramics, Creative Photography, Digital Media, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture
    • Minor: No
    • Website:www.arts.ufl.edu/welcome/art/about.aspx

    Overview

    The school's size, diverse programs and degree offerings, as well as facilities result in a fully configured art school within the largest university in the Southeast. The school, with the other units of the College of Fine Arts and the Harn Museum of Art, shares the mission of serving as an educational, professional and cultural resource in the visual arts for the campus, community, state and region.

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    Critical Tracking

    To graduate with this major, students must complete all university, college and major requirements.

    Equivalent critical tracking courses as determined by the State of Florida Common Course Prerequisites may be used for transfer students.

    Semester 1

    • 2.0 UF GPA required
    • Complete a total of 9 hours (ART 1802C, ART 1803C) or a total of 6 hours of any ART/PGY/GRA course at the 2000 level with grades of C or better

    Semester 2

    • 2.5 UF GPA required
    • Ceramics: Complete 2 of 6 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better:
      ART 2305C, ART 2757C, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, ART 2704C, ART 2752C
    • Creative Photography: Complete 2 of 6 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, PGY 2101, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, PGY 2441C, PGY 2442C
    • Digital Media: Complete 2 of 5 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, DIG 2131C, DIG 2282C
    • Drawing: Complete 2 of 5 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, ARH 2050, ART 2374C, ARH 2051, ART 2330C
    • Painting: Complete 2 of 6 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, ART 2500C, ARH 2050, ART 2501C, ARH 2051, ART 2510C
    • Printmaking: Complete 2 of 5 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, ART 2468C, ARH 2050, ART 2401C, ARH 2051
    • Sculpture: Complete 2 of 5 critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better: ART 2305C, ART 2701C, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, ART 2702C

    Semester 3

    • 2.75 UF GPA required
    • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course with a grade of C or better
    • Creative Photography: Complete 2 additional critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better

    Semester 4

    • 3.0 UF GPA required
    • Complete remaining critical-tracking courses with grades of C or better

    Specialization: Ceramics
    Specialization: Creative Photography
    Specialization: Digital Media
    Specialization: Drawing
    Specialization: Painting
    Specialization: Printmaking
    Specialization: Sculpture

    Ceramics

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground or
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White or
    GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics
    3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
    3
    ART 2704C Figurative Ceramics 3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART 2752C Wheel - Skills and Concepts 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging or
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media
    3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ART 3764C Ceramic Sculpture 1 3
    ART 3783C Vessel Aesthetic 1 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 3768C Ceramic Sculpture 2 3
    ART 3784C Vessel Aesthetic 2 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 4760C Advanced Ceramics 6
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4760C Advanced Ceramics (repeat) 6
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
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    Creative Photography

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Students must complete a 2-D, a 3-D and a 4-D course as part of their 2000-level studio requirements. A portfolio review will be required of students before admission into junior-level studio courses.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization or
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space
    3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground or
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White or
    GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics
    3
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
    3
    PGY 2441C Photography: Images Order and Idea 3
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging 3
    PGY 2442C Photography: Figure and Ground 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    PGY 3410C Photography: Color 3
    PGY 3444C Photography: Black and White 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure‚Äč 3‚Äč
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-B or P) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    PGY 4156C Large Format Photography 3
    PGY 3820C Photography: Digital 3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    PGY 4420C Advanced Photography 6
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    PGY 4420C Advanced Photography (repeat) 6
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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    Digital Media

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground or
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White or
    GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics
    3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space or
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization
    3
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media 3
    MAC 1147 Precalculus: Algebra and Trigonometry (GE-M) 4
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Total 16
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
    3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    GRA 2208C Typography 1: Letterform 3-4
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15-16
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 3632C Hypermedia 3
    ART 3959C Video Art 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 3616C Digital Art and Animation 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    IDC 3500C Programming for Artists 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    ART 4612C Digital Media Workshop 3
    ART 4645C Sensors and Electronics-based Art
    3
    Elective 2
    Social or Behavioral Science (GE-S) 3
    Total 14
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4639C Advanced Experiments in Digital Art
    3
    ART 4848C Installation Using Digital Processes 3
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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    Drawing

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground or
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White or
    GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics
    3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization or
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2374C Drawing: Movement and Motion 3
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
    3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART 2330C Figure Drawing 1 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging or
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media
    3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3310C Color Drawing
    3
    ART 3381C Sketch Journal: Uses and Development 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3332C Figure Drawing 2
    3
    ART 3380C Experimental Drawing 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART 4312C Advanced Drawing 6
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4312C Advanced Drawing (repeat) 6
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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    Painting

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White 3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization or
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART 2510C Painting from Observation 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging or
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media
    3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 3560C Figure Painting 3
    ART 3561C Projects in Painting; Experiments in Media 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 3504C Painting: Structure and Transformation 3
    ART 3522C Painting: Exploring the Series 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART 4505C Advanced Painting 6
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4505C Advanced Painting (repeat) 6
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Science (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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    Printmaking

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground 3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization or
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space
    3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 6
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging or
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media
    3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3420C Printmaking: Lithography 3
    ART 3442C Printmaking: Intaglio 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure
    3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3433C Screen Printing 3
    ART 3462C Print Photo Intaglio 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART 4402C Advanced Printmaking 6
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4402C Advanced Printmaking (repeat) 6
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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    Sculpture

    Recommended Semester Plan

    To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

    Semester 1 Credits
    ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture 3
    ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio 6
    DIG 1000C Workshop in Fundamental Digital Technologies 3
    Composition (GE-C, WR) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 2 Credits
    ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space 3
    ART 2468C Printmaking: Figure Ground or
    ART 2500C Painting: Investigations in Black and White or
    GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics
    3
    ART 2701C Sculpture: Shaping Form and Space 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3 Credits
    ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE-H, N) 3
    ART 2702C Sculpture: Gravity and Buoyancy 3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography 3
    Mathematics (GE-M) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4 Credits
    ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
    ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
    3
    ART/PGY/GRA studio elective, 2000 level 3
    DIG 2131C Digital Imaging or
    DIG 2282C Time-based Media
    3
    Mathematics - pure math (GE-M) 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 5 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3711C Sculpture: Materials and Methods 3
    ART 3712C Sculpture: Concepts and Strategies 3
    Elective, faculty-approved, 3000/4000 level; see adviser for approval procedure 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 6 Credits
    ARH art history elective, 3000/4000 level (GE-H) 3
    ART 3715C Sculpture: Metals 3
    ART 3842C Installation and Performance Art 3
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
    Semester 7 Credits
    ART 4710C Advanced Sculpture 6
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Physical or Biological Science (GE-P or B) 3
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
    Semester 8 Credits
    ART 4710C Advanced Sculpture (repeat) 6
    ART 4955C Senior Project 1
    ART/PGY/GRA/DIG studio elective, 3000/4000 level 3
    Elective 2
    Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
    Total 15
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majors: art