Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BFA in Visual Art with a concentration in Metalsmithing/Jewelry. 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 3ART 102 (Major Requirement)3
ART 101 (Major Requirement)3ART 1043
ART 103 (Major Requirement)3ART 132 (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+ Course (Major Requirement)3
Goal 2.2 Oral Communication3METL 302 (Major Requirement)3
HA Non-Western Art Elective (Major Requirement)13Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
METL 301 (Major Requirement)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3METL 360 (Major Requirement)23
METL 364 (Major Requirement)23METL 362 (Major Requirement)23
METL 501 (Major Requirement)23ART 5403
Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3
Elective (Total Hours)3Elective (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
METL 515 (Goal 6 Integration & Creativity, Major Requirement)3-6Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
ART 6503METL 520 (Major Requirement)3
Studio Art Elective Course (Major Requirement)3ART 6603
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Studio Elective 300+3
Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective 300+ (Total Hours)3
 15-18 15
Total Hours: 120-123
1

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

2

METL 364 and METL 501 only offered in the fall. METL 360 and METL 362 are only offered in the spring. 

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.

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.