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Art History and Museum Professions - Bachelor of Science Degree Program - Fall 2012 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2012 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5




MAJOR AREA
VA 321 Methods/Meanings in Visual Arts
3


choice see History of Art Group A**
3
LIBERAL ARTS
EN 321 Strategies of Business Communication
3


choice see Foreign Language* G8 3.5


choice see Liberal Arts Selectives*
3

Semester 6




MAJOR AREA
BL 343 Introduction to Business Law
3


HA 411 Western Theories of Art
3


choice see HA Group B** G9 3
LIBERAL ARTS
MA 311 Math Modeling/Business Apps.
3


choice see Foreign Language*
3-3.5

Semester 7




MAJOR AREA
AC 322 Publicity/Public Relations for Visual Art Management
3


VA 431 Business of Art Museum Mgmt.
3


choice see HA Group C**
3


choice see HA Group B, C, or D**
3
RELATED AREA
FA 117 Traditional Techniques in Fine Arts
2
LIBERAL ARTS
LA 221 U.S. Hist.: Civil War to Present G10 3

Semester 8




MAJOR AREA
AC 311 Integrated Mktg. Comm. Mgmt.
3


VA 491 Senior Seminar: The Museum Exhibition
3
RELATED AREA
IC 497 Sr. Internship C: Career Planning
3
LIBERAL ARTS
EN 241 Professional Speech Comm.
3
ELECTIVE
choice General elective
2-3

TOTAL Minimum Required

MAJOR AREA: 33 credits
RELATED AREA: 5 credits
LIBERAL ARTS: 21.5-22 credits
ELECTIVE: 2-3 credits
TOTAL Minimum Required: 61.5 credits

NOTE:

HA 112 and AC 111 must be completed prior to sixth semester.

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu).

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.

* REQUIREMENTS

Foreign Language: 6.5-7 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must be a 3.5 credit non-conversational course (G8).

Liberal Arts Selectives: 6 credits
CHOICE of two: EN 255, 256, 333, 334, 361, 362, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395; LA 321, 391; PL 321, 391, 431; SC 331; SS 237, 242, 334, 343, 354, 374, 443

** HA (HISTORY OF ART) SELECTIVES: 12 credits

Group A: (Western Surveys)
HA 231 required (if not previously taken); or CHOICE of HA 311, 314, 331, or 332

Group B: (Non-Western Civilizations)
CHOICE of HA 121, 216, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, or 395 (any one of these meets G9)

Group C: (Specialized Media)
CHOICE of HA 214, 342, 343, 344, or 345

Group D: (Requires qualification for Presidential Scholars Program or 3.5 GPA with approval of Dean for Liberal Arts)
CHOICE of HA 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, or 396

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