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

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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.


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 1381 fulfills a UH core requirement
as well as a major requirement.

2 courses: ARTH 2000/3000/4000 level


ARTH 4383 Contemporary Painting (Recommended Course)


Fundamentals: Four 1000-level
studio courses selected from:

12 Hours

ART 1301 Drawing (Mandated Course)


ART 1360 Sculpture (Mandated Course)


ART 1304 Painting (Recommended Course)


ART 1350 Ceramics (Recommended Course)


ART 1371 Photography/Digital Media (Recommended Course)




Related Arts: Ten Studio Courses

30 Hours

ART 3360 Intermediate Sculpture (Mandated Course)


ART 3361 Sculptural Processes (Mandated Course)

ART 3350 Intermediate Ceramics (Recommended Course)  

ART 3362 Advanced Sculpture (Recommended Course)


One 3000-level Drawing course (ART 3300, 3301, 3321) (Recommended Course)


One 3000-level or above Printmaking course (Recommended Course)


ART 3374 Computer Imaging (Recommended Course)


ART 3396 or 4396 Selected Topics in Sculpture (Recommended Course)


ART 3397 or 4397 Selected Topics in Fine Arts (Recommended Course)


ART 4392 Selected Topics in Contemporary Art (Recommended Course)


Major Concentration: Three concurrent
three-hour courses per term

27 Hours

ART 3365 Junior Sculpture Major


ART 3366 Junior Sculpture Major


ART 3367 Junior Sculpture Major


ART 4360 Senior Sculpture Major I


ART 4361 Senior Sculpture Major I


ART 4362 Senior Sculpture Major I


ART 4363 Senior Sculpture Major II


ART 4364 Senior Sculpture Major II


ART 4365 Senior Sculpture Major II


Total Hours for Program Completion

120 Hours