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Foundational Studies in Art & Art History

First-Year Interest Groups

All About the Art and Art History FIG

Majors of Interest:

Must be an Art major or minor

FIG Sponsor:

Doug Russell

FIG Capacity: 


FIG Description:

The Foundational Studies in Art & Art History FIG offers students an immersive opportunity to take three fundamental art courses during the first semester of the freshman year. These courses investigate composition, observational drawing and the history of art. Students benefit from concept reinforcement between classes and exposure to a wide range of media and practices.

Hall: McIntyre 4th Floor


  • ART 1005 - Drawing I
  • ART 1110 - Foundation 2D
  • ART 2010- Art History I

*You will be able to add an additional 1 or 2 courses to your schedule when you meet with an advisor during orientation in June.

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