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Painting + Drawing Degree Requirements

The Painting + Drawing program offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.

To graduate with undergraduate degree from the University of Washington, students must successfully complete at least 180 course credits: a combination of major requirements (listed below), general education requirements, and electives.

Admission to the major is based on completion of prerequisite courses and GPA.

Painting + Drawing Major Requirements (75 Credits)

beginning Courses (15 Credits)

  • ART 190 Introduction to Drawing
  • ART 290 Beginning Drawing: The Figure
  • ART 292 Beginning Painting

intermediate courses (15 Credits)

  • ART 390 Intermediate Drawing
  • ART 392 Intermediate Painting
  • ART 393 Intermediate Painting Topics 

ADVANCED Classes (20 Credits)

  • ART 490 Advanced Drawing
  • ART 492 Advanced Painting: The Figure
  • ART 494 Senior Seminar in Painting & Drawing repeatable up to 10 credits

Studio Electives (10 credits)

Art History classes (15 Credits)