CURRICULAR GUIDE

Figure Studies
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0850  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

This certificate of achievement is designed for artists who want to concentrate
on the human figure as a subject matter in their artwork. Certificate holders may
improve their opportunities for advancement in this or a related area. Additional
education enhances an individual's employment opportunities. 

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Class Schedule for course prerequisite information. Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Art, Design and Multimedia Program, Academic and Office Facility,
Room 314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 32 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARTS 102    2-Dimensional Design                                             3
ARTS 131    Drawing I                                                        3
ARTS 132    Life Drawing (See Note 1)                                        3
ARTS 133    Surface Anatomy for Artists                                      2
ARTS 136    Figure Sculpture                                                 3
ARTS 203    Figure Painting (See Note 2)                                     4
ARTS 276    Art Independent Study                                            3
HUMS 211    History of Art I                                                 4
HUMS 212    History of Art II                                                4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 8 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Art                                                      8 Credits
ARTS 140    Printmaking I                                                    4
ARTS 141    Printmaking II                                                   4
ARTS 145    Screen Printing I                                                4
ARTS 146    Screen Printing II                                               4
ARTS 151    Computer Graphics/Illustration                                   3
ARTS 204    Watercolor I                                                     4
ARTS 205    Watercolor II                                                    4
ARTS 206    Advanced Watercolor                                              4
ARTS 216    Humorous Illustration I                                          3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   40

1.    ARTS 132 must be taken twice for a total of 6 credits.
2.    ARTS 203 must be taken once toward the requirements for this certificate,
      and may also be taken up to two additional times toward Choice 1
      requirements for a total of 12 credits.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses. Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
ARTS 102          ARTS 132          ARTS 136
ARTS 131          ARTS 132          ARTS 203
HUMS 211          ARTS 133          ARTS 276
Lim.Ch.           HUMS 212          Lim.Ch.