Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Scripps Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Scripps Catalog

Art Major


Requirements for the Major


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

Electives Courses (seven upper-division)

  • A minimum of four electives must be completed before the senior year.
  • Two of the seven electives must be at the intermediate/advanced level in Art, one of which must 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 120 SC , ART 121 SC , ART 122 SC , any four 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 143 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 116 SC  , ART 141 SC , ART 145 SC , ART 146 SC  or 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 .
           Drawing: ART 105 SC  , ART 106 SC  , ART 141 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 (ART 192 SC required)

  • ART 192 SC Senior Project and Seminar in Art. This course encompasses thesis and project. To be completed in the fall semester of the senior year
  • ART 193 SC Advanced Senior Project in Art. This is 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.