For the art major who is interested in a career in fine arts or preparation for graduate school in studio art (MFA), an additional 18 credits of 200- and 300-level courses are recommended beyond the art major requirements, to be selected from the following:
* Students completing Art Teacher Licensure Programs must take ART 0108 Introduction to Computer Graphics as one of their two art electives.
Art majors are required to take ART 0106 and ART 0107, to satisfy the Appreciation of the Arts requirement of the common core.
Art majors must complete a minimum of 27 credits of course work within the Art Department at Westfield State. Students are advised to consult their advisors for information on course sequencing and general core requirements.
Art majors intending to pursue graduate work beyond their major are advised to take additionally recommended studio courses of their choice. It is also advisable to include more than the minimum requirements in Art History.