Ames School of Art

Example Course Plan

Bachelor of Arts (Design) Example Course Plan

Bachelor of Fine Arts Example Course Plan

Bachelor of Arts (Studio) Course Plan (first 3 semesters)

This is an example course plan based on the 2019-2020 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional

* In the rare event that a student can only take one studio art course during the first semester, that course must be Foundation Art.

** Notes a course offered once per year.  Please refer to University Catalog.

Year 2

Fall Semester


Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, either fall or spring of the third year is recommended.

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