Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Art - Visual and New Media Arts, BA

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The Visual Arts Program at Our Lady of the Lake University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual and New Media Arts that offers a wide range of courses to cultivate students' creativity as well as the technological skills required of a new media arts focus. Students in the program are able to explore their passion, whether it is painting, ceramics, printmaking, digital imaging, or animation. The degree allows students to tailor their degree to create a visual arts focus, a new media arts focus or a combination of both.

This major does not require a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

120 semester hours

Total number of hours in major:

63 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

48 semester hours

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses Bachelor or Arts in Visual and New Media Arts

Fall - Year One

Fall - Year Two

Spring - Year Two

Total: 15 hrs

Fall - Year Three


General Education Requirements 

Total: 15 hrs

Total: 15 hrs

Fall - Year Four

Total: 15 hrs

Total: 14 hrs


The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor, validation of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 42
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Required General Education courses:

ARTS 1361 , ENGL 2370 , CMAS 1301  

Acceptable minor fields:

Any approved minor.

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