Bachelor of Arts in Art: Concentration in Studio Art Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 46

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
Lower Division Art History (6 Units Total) – Take One 3
Western Art History I  
Western Art History II  
Asian Art History  
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
Lower Division Studio Art (9 Units Total) – Take One 3 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
Lower Division Art History (6 Units Total) – Take One 3
Western Art History IMajor History Requirement (6 Units Total) – Take One  
Western Art History II  
Asian Art History  
Lower Division Art History (6 Units Total) – Take One 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
Lower Division Studio Art (9 Units Total) – Take One 3 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
ART 400GW Writing About Art - GWAR 3
Upper Division Art History (6 Units Total) 5 3
Upper Division Studio Art (21 Units Total) 6 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Upper Division Art History (6 Units Total) 5 3
Upper Division Studio Art (21 Units Total) – Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Upper Division Studio Art (21 Units Total) – Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ART 509 Art Productions: Studio, Art History, Art Education 1
Upper Division Studio Art (21 Units Total) – Take Two 6 6
SF State Studies or University Elective 8
 Units15
 Total Units120-121
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE or major.

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

3

Lower Division Studio Art
ART 210 Introduction to Digital Media Arts (3 units)
ART 222 Introduction to Textile Art (3 units)
ART 231 Drawing 1 (3 units)
ART 235 Printmaking 1 (3 units)
ART 240 Introduction to Contemporary Sculpture (3 units)
ART 245 Ceramics 1 (3 units)
ART 260 Photography 1 (3 units)

4

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if not already satisfied. 

5

Select two upper division courses – one in 20th/21st century art and one non-European art (unless non-European requirement was met in lower division art history).

6

Choose one, two, or three studio areas to develop skills that will lead to developing a guided, personally directed body of work in a capstone course in the senior year.