Art Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Refer to the following suggested curriculum and the graduation requirements as a guide for completing this program

First Year

FALL SEMESTER
Course NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
ART 104Art History I: Prehistoric-Gothic3
ART 111Basic Design I3
ENG 101Rhetoric & Composition I *3
Social Science Course***3
Math Course***4
Total Semester Credits: 16

SPRING SEMESTER
Course NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
ART 105Art History II: Renaissance-Modern3
ART 112 ART 213Basic Design II OR Color Theory3
ART 150Drawing I3
ENG 102Rhetoric & Composition II *3
Life Science Course***4
Total Semester Credits:16

Second Year

FALL SEMESTER
Course NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
ART 250Drawing II3
SPCH 151Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Humanities Course***3
Physical Science Course***4
Social Science Course***3
Total Semester Credits:16

SPRING SEMESTER
Course NumberCourse DescriptionCredits
HIST 152European Civilization II3
Human Well-Being Elective2
Studio Art Electives9
General Humanities Course***3
Total Semester Credits:17

Enrollment in ENG-101 is based on your score on the assessment placement test. A minimum grade of “C” is required in ENG-101 and ENG-102.

** Enrollment in any math class is based on your score on the assessment placement test.

***One social science or humanities elective must be a Third World Culture course. In addition, one Social Science or Humanities elective must be a Human Relations course.

Art options include ceramics, commercial art, painting, photography and drawing. Students must meet all degree requirements.