Loyola University Maryland

Department of Visual & Performing Arts

Studio Arts Degree Information

Students at Loyola may complete a major in Visual Arts with a concentration in Studio Arts, an interdisciplinary major, a major in Studio Arts with a concentration in Interarts, a minor in Studio Arts, a minor in Interarts, or take Studio Arts courses as electives.

Catalogue Years 2022-2023 and Later

Studio Arts Major

  • AH 109 - Non-Western Art or AH 110 - Western Art: Paleolithic to Gothic or AH 111 - Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
  • PT 270 - Basic Digital Photography
  • SA 224 - Two-Dimensional Design or SA 227 - 3-D Design in Art and Engineering
  • SA 225 - Drawing
  • SA 350 - Visual Thinking
  • SA 400 - Professional Practices for Artists
  • Four SA 300-Level Courses
  • PT 300-Level Course
  • AH 300-Level or 400-Level Course

Interarts Major

  • AH 109 - Non-Western Art or AH 110 - Western Art: Paleolithic to Gothic or AH 111 - Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
  • PT 270 - Basic Digital Photography
  • SA 224 - Two-Dimensional Design or SA 227 - 3-D Design in Art and Engineering
  • AH/PT/SA 350 - Visual Thinking
  • AH 300-Level or 400-Level Course
  • PT 300-Level Course
  • Capstone Course (chosen in consultation with advisor)

One course from the following:

  • SA 225 - Drawing
  • SA 300-Level Course

Four courses from the following:

  • AH 300-Level or 400-Level Course
  • PT 300-Level or 400-Level Course
  • SA 300-Level or 400-Level Course

Studio Arts Minor

  • SA 224 - Two-Dimensional Design or
  • SA 227 - 3-D Design in Art and Engineering
  • SA 225 - Drawing
  • SA 350 - Visual Thinking
  • Three additional upper-level SA courses (300-level or higher)

Interarts Minor

  • AH 109 - Non-Western Art or AH 110 - Western Art: Paleolithic to Gothic or AH 111 - Western Art: Renaissance to Contemporary
  • AH/PT/SA 350 - Visual Thinking

Four courses from the following:

  • PT 270 - Basic Digital Photography
  • SA 224 - Two-Dimensional Design
  • SA 227 - 3-D Design in Art and Engineering
  • SA 225 - Drawing*
  • 300-level or 400-level courses in AH, PT, or SA

*PT 270 is an option if the student has taken SA 224 or SA 227

Catalogue Years 2021-2022 and Earlier

Studio Arts Major

  • SA 224
  • SA 225
  • AH 111
  • 1 Art History course 200-level or above
  • PT 270
  • 9 additional upper-division Studio Arts courses
  • SA 400

Interdisciplinary Major

  • SA 224
  • SA 225
  • AH 111
  • 4 additional upper-division Studio Arts courses
  • SA 400

Studio Arts Minor

  • SA 224
  • SA 225
  • 1 Art History course
  • 4 additional upper-division Studio Arts courses

Notes

  • Students must complete the diversity requirement through a designated diversity core, major, or elective course (see Diversity Requirement under Curriculum and Policies).

Questions about a Studio Arts degree at Loyola University Maryland? Contact us.

Anna DeBlasio
Alumni

Anna DeBlasio

An actor and singer, Anna says she cultivated her career in the arts through grants from Loyola

English, Fine Arts
A collage of drawings of the human form with various cultural modifications
Course Snapshot

Exploring Studio Arts 303: Life Drawing

Students in this visual arts class examine the structure—and intellectual context—of the human anatomy.