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2017-2018 Scripps Catalog

Art Major


Requirements for the Major


Core Courses

Two courses:

Above two courses should be completed by the end of the sophomore year if possible, and must be completed before the senior year.

Elective Courses

Five upper-division electives in Art:

  • Three courses must be in one of the following concentrations: Book Arts, Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, and Video Art. Appropriate courses will be determined in consultation with the major adviser. Any Art course offered at Scripps, Pomona , Pitzer, or HMC (excluding ART 060  HM), may count as an Art elective.

Three studio courses, one of which must be at the intermediate level, must be completed before the senior year.
  • Sample Concentrations:

Ceramics: ART 100A SC , ART 100B SC , ART 120 SC , ART 121 SC , ART 122 SC , ART 181 SC , ART 192 SC ART 193 SC , any one elective in Art, and ARHI181 PZ  .
Digital Art: ART 100A SC , ART 141 SC , ART 142 SC , ART 148 SC , ART 181 SC , ART 192 SC ART 193 SC , any two electives in Art, and one Art History course.
Painting: ART 100A SC , ART 100B SC , ART 101 SC , ART 102 SC , ART 181 SC , ART 192 SC ART 193 SC , any two electives in Art, and one Art History course.
Photography: ART 100A SC , ART 141 SC , ART 145 SC , ART 146 SC , ART 147 SC , ART 181 SC , ART 192 SC ART 193 SC , any one elective in Art, and ARHI185 SC .
Video: ART 100A SC , ART 141 SC , ART 148 SC , ART 149 SC , ART 181 SC , ART 192 SC , ART 193 SC , any two electives in Art, and one 20th Century Art History course. 

Art History Courses

  • Two Art History courses  or
  • One Art History course and one theory seminar in Art, Art History, or Media Studies, one of which must be completed before the senior year.

Senior Courses

Both Senior Seminar and Senior Thesis in Art courses:

Honors Requirements

A student who wishes to graduate with honors in Art must:

  • Achieve a minimum grade point average of 11.0 (A-) in the major; and
  • Earn an A or A- (minus) in a two-semester senior project, which usually includes both ART 192  SC Senior Project and Seminar in Art and ART 193  SC Senior Thesis in Art the second semester of the senior year.
The student who wishes to pursue honors in Art should notify the department chair before the start of senior year to go over criteria.