Dec 10, 2018  
2018-2019 Scripps Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Scripps Catalog

Art Major


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Requirements for the Major


A major in Art requires a minimum of 10 courses including senior seminar/thesis.

Electives Courses (seven upper-division)

Two of the seven electives must be at the intermediate/advanced level in Art, one of which must be completed before the senior year.
A minimum of three electives must also be completed before the senior year.

Areas of Study:

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.

Sample Tracks:

CeramicsART 121 SC , ART 122 SC , any five electives in Art (one of which must be intermediate), two courses to fulfill the Art History/Theory requirement, ART 192 SC .
Digital Art: ART 141 SC , ART 142 SC , ART 148 SC , any four electives in Art, two courses to fulfill the Art History/Theory requirement, ART 192 SC .
Painting:   ART 101 SC , ART 102 SC ART 105 SC , any four electives in Art, two courses to fulfill the Art History/Theory requirement, ART 192 SC .
Photography: , ART 141 SC , ART 145 SC , , ART 147 SC , any four electives in Art, two courses to fulfill the Art History theory requirement, ART 192 SC  .
VideoART 141 SC , ART 148 SC , ART 149 SC , any four electives in Art, two courses to fulfill the Art History/Theory requirement, ART 192 SC  

Art History/Theory Courses (two)

Another theory seminar from Art History or Media Studies may be substituted in consultation with your adviser. Must be completed before the senior year.

Senior Courses (one)

  • ART 192 SC Senior Project and Seminar in Art , a required course encompassing thesis and project to be completed in the fall semester of the senior year*
  • *ART 193 SC Advanced Senior Project in Art , an elective course that extends the research completed in ART 192  SC and culminates in the Senior Art Exhibition in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. Each senior will work independently with a committee of 2-3 faculty consisting of their thesis readers. The first two readers must be from the Scripps Art Department.

Honors Requirements

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

The student who wishes to pursue honors in Art should notify the department chair before the start of senior year to go over criteria.

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