Jun 07, 2020  
Course Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Course Catalog 2019-2020

Visual Art Major


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For permission to enter the Visual Arts major, students must submit a portfolio of their work to the department during their sophomore year. Faculty review of portfolio submissions occurs once during the fall and once during the spring semester. All students who wish to be Visual Art majors must be approved and accepted by the end of their sophomore year. For any questions regarding visual art, please contact the department chair.

Note:  Registration for the pre-application section of some courses is required.  Eligibility to enroll in these courses will be determined at the first day of class.

Major Requirements


The Visual Arts Major consists of at least 12 semester credits, divided as listed below:

Three foundation courses in Visual Art


Foundation courses must be taken at Wheaton and completed prior to senior year.

Two History of Art courses (any)


Must be completed prior to senior year.

Additional Visual Art courses


  • Five Visual Art courses in diverse media.  One elective course must be at the 300-level

Senior Capstone Experience


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