School of Art
The University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77204-4019

Main Office Phone:
713-743-3001

Undergraduate office:
713-743-3670

Graduate office:
713-743-2830 

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Course Requirements

Acceptance into the Major Concentration is by competitive portfolio review. Students must meet TSI (Texas Success Initiative) requirement in addition to other academic requirements.

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UH - Core Requirements

42 Hours

Major Requirements

81 Hours

Art History

12 Hours

ARTH 1380 Art and Society: Prehistoric to Gothic.
  ARTH 1380 fulfills a UH core requirement
  as well as a major requirement.

 

ARTH 1381 Art and Society: Renaissance to Modern

 

ARTH 4383 Contemporary Painting

 

1 course: ARTH 2000/3000/4000 level

 

Fundamentals: Four 1000-level studio courses

12 Hours

ART 1301 Drawing (Mandated Course)

 

ART 1304 Painting (Mandated Course)

 

ART 1310 Printmaking (Recommended Course)

 

ART 1360 Sculpture (Recommended Course)

 

ART 1371 Photography/Digital Media (Recommended Course)

 

Related Arts: Ten Studio Courses

30 Hours

ART 3300 Intermediate Drawing (Mandated Course)

 

ART 3304 Intermediate Painting (Mandated Course)

 

ART 3301 Life Drawing (Recommended Course)

 

ART 3315 Monoprint/Monotype Printmaking (Recommended Course)

 

ART 3360 Intermediate Sculpture (Recommended Course)

 

ART 3370 Intermediate Photography/Digital Media (Recommended Course)

 

ART 3374 Computer Imaging (Recommended Course)

 

ART 3397 Selected Topics in Fine Arts (Recommended Course; Topics vary each semester)

 

ART 4392 Selected Topics in Contemporary Art (Recommended Course; Topics vary each semester)

 

ART 4397 Selected Topics in Fine Arts (Recommended Course; Topics vary each semester)

 

Printmaking Course (Recommended Course; Choice of ART 3312, 3313, 3314, 3316 or 3317)

 

Major Concentration: Three concurrent
three-hour courses per term

27 Hours

ART 3309 Junior Painting Major

 

ART 3310 Junior Painting Major

 

ART 3311 Junior Painting Major

 

ART 4300 Senior Painting Major I

 

ART 4301 Senior Painting Major I

 

ART 4302 Senior Painting Major I

 

ART 4303 Senior Painting Major II

 

ART 4304 Senior Painting Major II

 

ART 4305 Senior Painting Major II

 
   

Total Hours for Program Completion

120 Hours