Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BFA in Visual Art with a concentration in Ceramics. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication, 2 Crs Required, BFA Writing 1)3ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication, 2 Crs Required, BFA Writing 2)3
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy 3Goal 2.2 Communication3
ART 101 (Goal 3 Humanities, Major Requirement)3ART 102 (Major Requirement)3
ART 103 (Major Requirement)3ART 131 (Major Requirement)3
HA 150 (Goal 4.2 Global Awareness, Major Requirement)3HA 151 (Goal 3 Humanities, Major Requirement)3
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking3Goal 3 Social Science3
Goal 3 Natural Science3HA 300+ Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
HA Non-Western Art Elective (Major Requirement)13CER 402 (Major Requirement)3
ART 104 (Major Requirement)3Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
CER 301 (Major Requirement)23Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3CER 505 (Major Requirement)23
CER 504 (Major Requirement)23HA 300+ Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3SOTA Elective3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
CER 515 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)23Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
Additional Required Visual Art and Design Elective Course (Major Requirement)3Additional Required Visual Art and Design Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

A list of possible courses for History of Art Non-Western can be found on the degree requirements tab. 

2

CER 301, CER 402, CER 505, and CER 520 are offered only in the spring. CER 504 and CER 515 are only offered in the fall. 

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to completed 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level, and 100 hours must be from within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.