20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

21. DIVISION OF LIBERAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES

21.1. Associate of Arts in Art

Bacone College is well known for its contributions to American Indian art through its continuing legacy of outstanding American Indian artists who have collectively created what is known as the Bacone School of Art by serving as instructors and directors of the Art Department. Acee Blue Eagle became the first director in 1935. Woodrow “Woody” Crumbo, Dick West, and Chief Terry Saul followed him.

Art studies concentrate on the development of basic skills. Composition, perspective, color theory, and craftsmanship are stressed in all classes. Courses are offered in two and three-dimensional design. They include drawing, sculpture, painting, bronze casting, Indian arts and crafts, and silversmithing.  Bacone College has had many graduates who have gone on to successful careers as fine artists, visual art educators, museum professionals, and graphic designers.

Bacone College School of Indian Art Mission Statement: The faculty, Administration and staff are committed to educating students who aspire for a career in the visual arts, while emphasizing cultural diversity, community engagement, and technical innovation.


Course Sequence:

The following course of study is recommended for those wishing to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Art.  Students are encouraged to choose from among the broad variety of course choices available, in consultation with the adviser, to provide the most benefit for the student’s future goals.

 Associate of Arts in Art

 

First Year Fall Semester      

CLE 1103        First Year Seminar     

MTH 1513      College Algebra         

REL ___3        Religion         

ENG 1113       English Composition I           

_______3        Art Elective    

_______2        General Elective (2 CR HR)  

17 Credit Hours         

 

First Year Fall Semester

ENG 1213       English Composition II

SPC 1713        Speaking & Thinking Critically

_______3        Art Elective

_______3        Art Elective

_______3        General Elective

_______2        General Elective (2 CR HR)

17 Credit Hours

 

Second Year Fall Semester  

_______4        Science w/Lab (4 CR HR)     

_______3        Art Elective    

_______3        Art Elective    

_______3        Liberal Art Guided Elective  

_______3        General Elective        

_______1        General Elective (1 CR HR)  

17 Credit Hours         

 

Second Year Spring Semester

AIS ___3         American Indian Studies

_______3        Art Elective

_______3        Art Elective

_______3        Liberal Art Guided Elective

_______3        General Elective

_______2        General Elective (2 CR HR)

17 Credit Hours

 

68 Total Credit Hours for Associate of Arts in Art Degree