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Fine Arts

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of not less than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature


  • ART 100 Art History I
  • ART 101 Art History II
  • ART 102 Foundation Drawing I
  • ART 103 Foundation Drawing II
  • ART 104 Design I
  • ART 105 Design II
  • 18 credit hours of approved Art Electives*

Social Science

  • 3 credit hours of Social Science Electives
  • 3 credit hours History (HIS) Electives

Mathematics and/or Science

  • 8 credit hours of Mathematics Electives and/or Science Electives

Health/Physical Education

  • 4 credit hours of Health/Physical Education (PE) Electives

General Electives

  • The remainder of required hours must be made up of approved electives.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, you should follow the general education course requirements for transfer to SUNY and non-SUNY schools. Visit the course requirements for transfer programs web page for details.

Your electives should be carefully selected in consultation with your advisor, and they should be based on your areas of interest and recommendations from transfer institutions.


* Approved Art Electives include:

  • ART 106 Ceramics I
  • ART 200 Figure Drawing I
  • ART 201 Figure Drawing II
  • ART 202 Painting I
  • ART 204 Painting II
  • ART 205 Modeling and Sculpture I
  • ART 206 Modeling and Sculpture II
  • ART 207 Photography I
  • ART 208 Photography II
  • ART 209 Printmaking I
  • ART 210 Printmaking II
  • ART 212 Ceramics II
  • ART 221 Advanced Drawing