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.

Mary Beth Akre
Faculty

Mary Beth Akre, MFA

Professor of studio arts Mary Beth Akre, MFA, is also a celebrated landscape artist

Fine Arts
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