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ART  (DSU, JSU, MSU, MVSU, UM, USM);   FINE ARTS  (MUW)
BA, BFA
Degrees offered by: DSU, JSU, MSU, MUW, MVSU, UM, USM
CIP: 50.0101, 50.0702
COMMON COURSES ACCEPTED BY ALL INSTITUTIONS OFFERING THIS MAJOR:
  Drawing I & II ART 1313, ART 1323 6  
  Three Dimensional Design ART 1453 3  
  Art History I & II ART 2713, ART 2723 6  
  English Composition I & II ENG 1113, ENG 1123 6  
  Laboratory Sciences Select two from Laboratory Sciences list 8  
Common Courses Total   29  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: DSU
  Design I ART 1433 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, GEO 1113, PHI 2113, PSC 1113, SOC 2113 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2413, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 3  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123, HIS 1163, HIS 1173, HIS 2213, HIS 2223, HIS 1613, HIS 2213, HIS 2223 3  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1611, MAT 1621, MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Humanities and Fine Arts PHI 2113 or any Literature, History, or Fine Arts course listed 3  
  Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication SPT 1113, SPT 2173 3  
  Elective(s)   7  
DSU Additional Courses Total   31  
DSU Total   60  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: JSU
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123 or HIS 1163, HIS 1173 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Elective(s)   3  
JSU Additional Courses Total   33  
JSU Total   62  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: MSU
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, GEO 1113, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 6  
  Humanities ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, HIS 1113, HIS 1123, HIS 1163, HIS 1173, HIS 2213, HIS 2223, MFL 1113, MFL 1123, MFL 1213, MFL 1223, MFL 2213, MFL 2223, PHI 2113, PHI 2143, PHI 2713 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Math higher than College Algebra MAT 1323, MAT 1513, MAT 1613, MAT 2323 3  
  Public Speaking* SPT 1113 3  
  Elective(s)   3  
MSU Additional Courses Total   30  
MSU Total   59  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: MUW
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 3  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 3  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123, HIS 1163, HIS 1173 3  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Elective(s)   12  
MUW Additional Courses Total   33  
MUW Total   62  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: MVSU
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2113, ECO 2123, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, SOC/ANR 2213 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, ENG 2523, ENG 2533 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123 or HIS 1163, HIS 1173 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Public Speaking I SPT 1113 3  
  Elective(s)   3  
MVSU Additional Courses Total   33  
MVSU Total   62  
ADDITIONAL COURSES ACCEPTED BY: USM
  Fine Arts** ART 1113, DAN 1113, MUS 1113, SPT 2233, others possible (ART, DAN, SPT recommended) 3  
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Literature** ENG 2413, ENG 2423, ENG 2433, others possible 6  
  Humanities** HIS 1163, HIS 1173, PHI 2613, PHI 2113, PHI 2143, others possible (1 HIS required) 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences** Select two courses: SOC/ANR 2213, HPR 1213, GEO 1113, PSC 1113, PSY 1513, SOC 2113, others possible 6  
USM Additional Courses Total   30  
USM Total   59  
UM MUST SELECT AN EMPHASIS/CONCENTRATION BELOW:
Art (BA)
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences Any ECO; any PSC; any PSY except PSY 2223; any SOC except SOC 2163 or SOC 2223 6  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123; HIS 1163, HIS 1173; or HIS 2213, HIS 2223 6  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1611, MAT 1621, MAT 1723, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Non-Laboratory Science Select one non-laboratory science from Sciences list 3  
  Elective(s)   1  
60 total hrs - Art (BA)   31  
Art (BFA)
  Fine Arts DAN 1113, DAN 1123, MUS 1113, MUS 1133, MUS 1214, SPT 2233 3  
  Computers in Art ART 1513 3  
  Design I & II ART 1433, ART 1443 6  
  Social and Behavioral Sciences Any ECO; any PSC; any PSY except PSY 2223; any SOC except SOC 2163 or SOC 2223 3  
  Literature ENG 2223, ENG 2233, ENG 2323, ENG 2333, ENG 2423, ENG 2433 6  
  History HIS 1113, HIS 1123, HIS 1163, HIS 1173 3  
  College Algebra or higher MAT 1313 or higher, except for MAT 1723, MAT 1333, MAT 1733, and MAT 1743 3  
  Humanities Any PHI course; HUM 1113, HUM 1123 3  
  Elective(s)   1  
60 total hrs - Art (BFA)   31  
Notes: 
UNIVERSITY-SPECIFIC FOOTNOTES

DSU:
At DSU, acceptance of community or junior college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.

JSU:
JSU accepts up to sixty-two (62) hours of transfer coursework toward the total degree hour requirements for graduation.

MSU:
*At MSU, Public Speaking I (SPT 1113) does NOT apply to the Fine Arts concentration.

At MSU, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.

MUW:
MUW accepts up to ninety (90) hours of transfer coursework toward the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.

MVSU:
At MVSU, acceptance of community college work may be limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.

UM:
At UM, students must be admitted to the BFA in Art program. This degree at UM requires three science courses, of which two must have labs. Two of the courses must be in the same area of science, and the third course must be in a different area. Please note that astronomy and physics are considered different areas of science. Consult the UM catalog for specific details.

At UM, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.

USM:
**USM General Education Curriculum Note: Additional courses may satisfy specific university general education curriculum requirements. See the USM General Education Curriculum (GEC) Course Transfer Policy for details. Specific program requirements are found in the USM Undergraduate Bulletin Degree Plans: http://catalog.usm.edu/

At USM, acceptance of community college work is limited to one-half of the total degree hour requirements for graduation in a given curriculum.