Feb 27, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Art + Design, BA


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Requirements for the Major


Applicants are admitted to the program on the basis of academic acceptance by the University and a portfolio review.

Both the BA in Art + Design and the BA in Art History require the completion of 126 credit hours (40 hours must be at the 300-level or above). For detailed degree requirements, see www.butler.edu/jordan-arts/undergraduate-programs/art/major-minor/.

Core Curriculum (27 hours)


Courses   Hours
FY101 and 102 First Year Seminar 3,3
GHS (two courses) Global and Historical Studies 3,3
Areas of Inquiry (one course each) Texts and Ideas (3), The Natural World (5), Analytic Reasoning (3), The Social World (3), Physical Well-Being (1) 15
Indianapolis Community Requirement (ICR)   1 course that involves active engagement with the Indianapolis community  
Social Justice and Diversity (SJD) ART 317  , ART 319  , or ART 320   fulfills this requirement  

Arts majors are exempt from the following requirements of the University Core Curriculum: Perspectives in the Creative Arts (because they take 9 hours in the arts) and the Butler Cultural Requirement.

General Electives (33 hours)


Minor or Emphasis (24 hours)


A 2nd Major, Minor,  or emphases is required. It should be choosen in consultation with advisor. 

Semester Summary (126 hours)


Course Hrs.   Course Hrs.
SEMESTER 1     SEMESTER 2  
ART 105 - Art History Survey 1         3   ART 205 - Art History Survey 2     3
ART 107 - Drawing 1     3   ART 210 - Professional Practices     3
FYS 101 - First-Year Seminar 3   FYS 102 - First-Year Seminar 3
AR _____  Analytic Reasoning 3   PWB _____  Physical Well-Being 1
SW _____ The Social World 3   ______  Electives 6
TOTAL HOURS 15   TOTAL HOURS 16
         
SEMESTER 3     SEMESTER 4  
ART 308 - Graphic Design 1    3   ART _____  Art Elective 3
 ART _____  Art Elective  3   ART _____  Art Elective 3
GHS _____  Global and Historical Studies  3   GHS _____  Global and Historical Studies 3
______ Electives 9   ______ Electives 6
TOTAL HOURS 18   TOTAL HOURS 15
         
SEMESTER 5     SEMESTER 6  
ART _____Art Elective 3   ART _____  Art and Social Context 3
NW ___  The Natural World 5   TI _____  Texts and Ideas 3
______  Minor/Concentration 6   ______  Minor/Concentration 6
______  Electives 3   ______  Electives 3
TOTAL HOURS 17   TOTAL HOURS 15
         
SEMESTER 7     SEMESTER 8  
ART 453 - Internship    3   ART 411 - Thesis    3
ART _____Art Elective 3   ART _____Art Elective 3
______  Minor/Concentration 6   ______  Minor/Concentration 6
______  Electives 3   ______  Electives 3
TOTAL HOURS 15   TOTAL HOURS 15

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