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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art, BFA Time-Based Art

This is a sample curriculum plan for the Visual Art BFA, Time-Based Art Emphasis within the College of Arts and Sciences at Boise State University.

If you are a prospective student viewing this document, please note curriculum is subject to change and specific per catalog year.

For current students, this plan is intended to be a glimpse at key sequencing within the major and includes some common/important advising notes. Sample plans are meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. This plan does not replace the advice of academic advisors. Please refer to the Advising ContactsĀ page forĀ information about advising within the College of Arts and Sciences and how to contact advisors within each department.

First Year

First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
ENGL 101Intro to College Writing3
ART 107Art Foundations I3
ARTHIST 101 (FA)Survey of Western Art I3
UF 100Foundations of Intellectual Life3
FCFoundations of Oral Communication*3
TOTAL15

Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric II3
ARTHIST 102 Survey of Western Art II3
ART 108 Art Foundations II3
ART 109Foundation Drawing4
FMFoundations of Mathematics3
Total16

Second Year

First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity
3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences*3
ART 273Intro to Time-Based Art3
ART 251Intro to Creative Photography3
ART 209, 212, 215, or 2512D Art Elective
3
TOTAL15

Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
FNFoundations of Natural, Physical, and Applied Science (Lab optional)4
FS Foundations of Social Sciences (second field)*3
ART 221, 225, 226, or 2313D ART Elective3
ART 209, 215, or 2722D Art Elective
3
ART 298 Seminar3
TOTAL16

Third Year

First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
FH Foundations of Humanities*4
ART 373Time-Based Art I
3
Upper-division Studio Course in 1st DisciplineNote: Program must have at least 15 credits of upper division courses from 2 disciplines.3
ARTHIST Upper-division Elective
Refer to Catalog3
ART 221, 225, 226, or 2313D ART Elective (from a 2nd discipline)3
TOTAL16

Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
FNFoundations of Natural, Physical and Applied Science Lecture 2: Lab Optional*3
ART 473Time-Based Art II
3
Upper-division Studio Course 2nd DisciplineNote: Program must have at least 15 credits of upper division courses from 2 disciplines.3
ARTHIST 302, 371, 373, or 451 History of Twentieth Century European Art
History of Twentieth Century American Art
History of Photography
Contemporary Concepts in Art
3
ART or ARTHIST Upper-division ElectiveRefer to Catalog3
TOTAL15

Fourth Year

First Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
ART 491 (FF)Senior Studio Seminar in Visual Arts
2
ART 473Time-Based Art II 3
Upper-division Studio Course in 1st or 2nd DisciplineRefer to Catalog3
Upper-division Studio Course in 1st or 2nd DisciplineRefer to Catalog3
ART or ARTHIST Upper-division ElectiveRefer to Catalog3
TOTAL14

Second Semester

Subject/Area/CourseTitleCrs
ART 490BFA Exhibition2
ART or ARTHIST ElectiveRefer to Catalog3
Upper-division Studio Course in 1st or 2nd Discipline

Note: Program must have at least 15 credits of upper division courses from 2 disciplines.3
ART or ARTHIST Upper-division Elective
Refer to Catalog3
Elective3
TOTAL14

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