Department of Art

Department of Art + Design,
Art History, Art Education


students in foundations classes

All art majors must complete 36 units in foundations. The First Level Foundations core (21 units) is identical for all majors. The Second Level Foundations core (18 units) is specific to the program option. Second Level Foundations courses are listed as part of the degree requirements under the separate tracks. Art majors must successfully complete all of the first-year foundation courses listed below with a grade of C or above, before proceeding in their program of study.


Visit the online catalog for your specific catalog year requirements.

First Level Foundations (21 units)

ART 101 Digital Tools and Concepts (3)
ART 103 2D Process (3)
ART 104 3D Process (3)
ART 211 Drawing: Observation and Invention (3)
ART 212 Visual Concepts (3)
ARTH 221 Survey of Western Art I (3)
ARTH 222 Survey of Western Art II (3)

Second Level Foundations (18 units)

See specific courses under each track.

Foundations Faculty

Drawing and Design

Full-Time Faculty

Amanda Burnham
Assistant Professor

Jenn Figg
Associate Professor

Trace Miller

Part-Time Faculty

Laura Amussen

Julie Benoit

Heather Boaz

Jim Condron

Lawrence Cromwell

Marie Danielsson-Yung

Paul Jeanes

Sam Lacombe

Christopher LaVoie

Leigh Maddox

Gregory McLemore

Dane (Marti) Nester

Juan Rodas

Jocelyn Sowa

René (Jose) Treviño

James Von Minor

Jane Wynn

Tanya Ziniewicz





Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
Center for the Arts, Room 3103 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2808
Fax: 410-704-2810




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