Fine Arts

B.A. in Fine Arts (120 cr)

General Education

Written Communication Competency (6 cr)
  • Choose one college level composition course:
    • ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
    • ENG-H 140  Advanced Freshman Composition
  • Choose one second college level composition course:
Speaking and Listening Competency (3 cr)
Quantitative Reasoning Competency (3-4 cr)
Natural Sciences Competency (5-6 cr)
Humanistic Artistic Competency (6)
Social-Behavioral Competency (6 cr)

Program Requirements

First-Year Seminar (0-2)
  • UCOL-U 101 First Year Seminar or
  • HON-H100 Freshman Honors Seminar
    A passing grade is required in the First Year Seminar course. This course is mandatory for all beginning freshmen and for transfer students with no more than 12 credit hours of transferring coursework. This course must be taken in the first semester after admission to Indiana University East.
Information Literacy (3)

CSCI-A 110 Introduction to Computers & Computing (or equivalent)

World Languages & Cultures (0-14)

This requirement may be met by our World Language courses in one of the following ways:

  • Four courses in sequence in a single non-English language
  • Three non-English language courses (with at least two in sequence) and one culture course taught in English
  • Two courses in sequence in two different non-English languages (totaling 4 courses)
  • Two courses in sequence in one non-English language and two culture courses taught in English.
 

Degree Requirements (45 cr)

Of the required 45 credits, 18 must be at the 300 level or higher.

  • Choose 12 credits 1 in Art History / Art Appreciation (FINA-A)
  • Choose 9 credits in Fundamental Studio Course at the 100 level (FINA-F)
  • Choose 6 credits in Studio courses (200 level) (FINA-S)
  • Choose 15 credits in Studio courses (300 level) (FINA-S)
  • Capstone (3)

No more than 9 hours at the 100 level, a maximum of 3 hours can be taken in art appreciation. 1

Electives

Choose additional courses to reach 120 credit hours total.

Writing Requirement
A grade of C (2.0) or above is necessary in all English composition courses required for a degree. Students
must complete ENG W131 or the equivalent within the first 25 credit hours for which they are enrolled. Students must also complete a second writing course with a C (2.0) or above within the first 50 credit hours for which they are enrolled. This course should prepare students for writing research papers and
include at least one method of widely accepted documentation and instruct students in library research skills. All students must complete a culminating writing experience in their major.

General Grade Requirement
A passing grade is required in all other courses. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C) is required for all courses taken toward a degree.

Required Credit Hours
For a bachelor degree a minimum of 30 hours at the 200 level or above must be completed at Indiana University East. At least 15 hours in the field of concentration must be completed at Indiana University East.