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Visual Art

Learn about the theory and history of art while developing as a practicing artist with the B.A. in Visual Art from Georgian Court University.

You’ll enjoy a blend of classroom and studio time—not to mention exciting hands-on experiences—to prepare you for a creative career that can include teaching.

To earn this degree, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including your General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequences

A minimum of 36 credits is required.

Visual Art
AR111Drawing I3
AR113Visual Thinking & Design3
AR118Western Art History3
AR119Non-Western Art History3
AR201Drawing II3
AR499Senior Exhibition Seminar3
Studio Art Electives
200-400 level Studio Art electives12
Major Electives
Select 6 credits from any Art, Communication, Dance, Graphic Design, or Music courses. 16
Total Credits36
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General Education courses can be used to fulfill this requirement.

Teacher of Art Certification with Teacher of Students with Disabilities: See requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Visual Art, 36 credits. For required professional courses in education, please refer to the School of Education section of this catalog.

Art with Dual Ed (K–6) & Teacher of Students with Disabilities: See requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Visual Art, 36 credits. For required professional courses in education, please refer to the School of Education section of this catalog.



For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Explore the foundations and theories of art as well as principles of visual thinking while enhancing your personal artistic skills. The minor in studio art from GCU inspires students to push artistic boundaries and expand their creative horizons. 

Minor Sequence

A minimum of 18 credits is required for the minor. Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses applied to the minor.

AR111Drawing I3
AR201Drawing II3
Studio Art Electives12
Total Credits18



For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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