Undergraduate Course Requirements
LSU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design. Through the College of Art + Design, the School of Art offers the professional BFA degree in Studio Art with a concentration in printmaking.
For additional information on the BFA curriculum and minoring in Printmaking, please consult the LSU General Catalog.
Studio Art Foundations (24 credits)
All School of Art students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts curriculum participate in a Foundation Year that includes studio art fundamentals and core courses. For students intending to concentrate in Printmaking these courses include:
- ART 1011 (2-D Design)
- ART 1012 (3-D Design)
- ART 1847 (Drawing and Composition)
- ART 1361/1371 (Printmaking)
- ART 1661 (Ceramics)
- ART 1848 (Beginning Figure Drawing)
- ART 2050 (Digital Art I)
- ART 2995 (Photography)
- one of the following: 1551 (Basic Design), 1762 (Sculpture I), 2655 (Jewelry Making), 1849 (Intro to Painting)
Printmaking Concentration (39 hrs.)
Three credit hours each of:
- ART 1849 (Intro to Painting)
- ART 2360 (Intermediate Printmaking)
- ART 2381 (Book Arts)
- ART 2392 (Digital Printmaking)
- ART 2879 (Figure Drawing II)
Six additional credit hours of printmaking at the 2000 level
ART 4360 (Advanced Printmaking), 4887, or 4889
Six additional credit hrs. of printmaking at the 4000 level
Six credit hrs. of ART 4300 (Senior Project)
Art History Requirements (15 credits)
- ART 1440 (Historical Survey of the Arts: Prehistoric-Medieval)
- ART 1441 (Historical Survey of the Arts: Renaissance-Modern)
- three credit hours above 2000
- six credit hours above 4400.
General Electives (0-6 credits)
General Education Requirements
Students must complete 39 hours of course work in six major areas as required by the University:
- English composition (six hours)
- Analytical reasoning (six hours)
- Arts (three hours)
- Humanities (nine hours)
- Natural sciences (nine hours)
- Social sciences (six hours)
For the suggested curriculum, please refer to the outline in the LSU General Catalog.
For the course listing and descriptions of ART courses offered by LSU, please refer to the LSU General Catalog ART listing.
For complete details, please refer to the LSU General Catalog.