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B.F.A. 3D STUDIO ART

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.F.A. 3D STUDIO ART degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
ART 112 (3) or ART 113 (3) 3
ART 110 (3) 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
NS Course 3
QR Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
ART 112 (3) or ART 113 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
BIO 112 (3) or CHE 140 (3) or PHY 151 (3) 3
BIO 113 Lab (1) or CHE 145 Lab (1) or PHY 161 Lab (1) 1
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours17

Semester 3Credit Hours
ART 105 (3) or ART 201 (3) or ART 202 (3) 3
ART 106 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
SB Course 3
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree is primarily intended for professionally oriented art students and for those planning to pursue graduate work in the studio arts. Admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts is selective and requires prior admission to the BA in Studio Art and a separate application for the Bachelor of Fine Arts program. Admitted BA Studio Art majors may apply for admission to the BFA program upon completion of the Foundation Program and the introductory course to the area of track, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in department (studio art and art history) courses and a cumulative grade point average of 2.25. Once admitted, students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.25 or above and a 3.0 or above in department courses to remain enrolled in the BFA program. Acceptance is limited and competitive and submission of an application does not guarantee admission. Students intending to pursue a BFA at the University of Louisville are strongly encouraged to begin their study at the University of Louisville. Students are cautioned that completing requirements for the BFA may take longer than four years.

Those with questions about the UofL Fine Arts program may contact:
Hite Art Institute/Dept of Fine Arts
Phone: 502-852-6794
Email: hite@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/art

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
ART 205 (3.00) or ART 206 (3.00) or ART 207 (3.00) 3
ART 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ARTH 300+ 3
ARTH 300+ 3
ART 300+ or ARTH 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours18
Semester 6Credit Hours
ART 300+ 3
ART 3D 500+ 3
ART 3D 500+ 3
NATS 100+ or SOCS 100+ 3
Elective WR (3) 3
ART 300+ or ARTH 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours18

Semester 7Credit Hours
ART 3D 500+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ART 3D 500+ 3
NATS 300+ or SOCS 300+ 3
ART 300+ or ARTH 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours18
Semester 8Credit Hours
ART 3D 500+ 3
HUM 591 (3.00) or HUM 592 (3.00) or HUM 593 (3.00) or HUM 594 (3.00) or HUM 595 (3.00) or HUM 596 (3.00) 3
HUM 300+ 3
NATS 300+ or SOCS 300+ 3
HUM 300+ 3
ART 597 (1.00) 1
ART 300+ or ARTH 300+ 3
ART 300+ or ARTH 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours22

Program Notes

A grade of C- or better is required in all 300 and 500-level courses in the major.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department. For the BFA candidate in 2D or 3D studios, this includes a committee review of the candidate’s work one semester prior to graduation and participation in the BFA exhibition held during the semester of graduation. For the BFA candidate in Communication Art & Design or Interior Architecture, this includes participation in the professional portfolio review at the end of their professional practice course.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College


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