Bachelor of FINE ARTS

College of Fine Arts and Design

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS MAJOR IN PAINTING

College of Fine Arts and Design

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS MAJOR IN PAINTING

College of Fine Arts and Design

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in Painting program is focused in the development of skills for the studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, as well as the exploration of other visual art forms and materials. Courses in Painting include Freehand Drawing, Anatomy, Life Sketching and Composition. These are complemented by technology-driven courses such as Computer Graphics and Photography. A course on Materials familiarizes students with the basic media for the visual arts.  Lecture courses enable students to develop a critical eye for aesthetic value. Skills for exhibition design and display are necessarily honed by the student through constant exposure to presentation-related activities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Art Director
Independent Studio Artist
Exhibition Designer
Artist-in-residence
Museum Preparator/Curator
Scenic Painter
Consultant for Private or Corporate Collectors
Art Historian/Critic
Print Maker/Graphic Designer
Gallery Owner/Operator/Administrator
Muralist
Digital Artist

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ARTHST 1 Western Art 3 0 3
DRAW 1 Drawing 1 2 3 3
ENG 1 Introduction to College English 3 0 3
FIL 1 Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino 3 0 3
MAT 1 Materials 1 2 3 3
PHL 2 Logic 3 0 3
TECH 1 Techniques 1 2 3 3
VP Visual Preparation 2 3 3
TOTAL 20 12 24

First Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ARTHST 2 Asian Arts 3 0 3 ARTHST 1
DRAW 2 Drawing 2 2 3 3 DRAW 1
ENG 2 Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study 3 0 3 ENG 1
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3 0 3 FIL 1
MAT 2 Materials 2 3 0 3 MAT 1
PHC Philippine History and Culture 2 3 3
TECH 2 Techniques 2 2 3 3 TECH 1
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
VC Visual Communication 2 3 3 VP
TOTAL 23 12 27

 

SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
Second Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
 ARTHST 3 Philippine Arts 3 0 3 ARTHST 2
CMPART 1 Computer Art 1 2 3 3
ENG 3 Academic Writing Skills 3 0 3 ENG 1, ENG 2
FAPHOTO Fine Arts Photography 2 3 3
MAT 3 Materials 3 2 3 3 MAT 1, MAT 2
NS 102 Earth and Life Sciences 3 0 3
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
TECH 3 Techniques 3 2 3 3 DRAW 1, DRAW 2, TECH 1, TECH 2
VS 1 Visual Studies 1 2 3 3 MAT 1, MAT 2, TECH 1, TECH 2, VC
TOTAL 27 15 32

 

Second Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
CMPART 2 Computer Art 2 2 3 3 CMPART 1, FAPHOTO
LAR Liturgical Arts 3 0 3 ARTHST 1, ARTHST 2, ARTHST 3
LIT 102A Philippine Literatures 3 0 3
MAT 4 Materials 4 2 3 3 MAT 1, MAT 2, MAT 3
NS 202 Man, Environment, and Society 3 0 3 NS 102
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2, PHL 5
TECH 4 Techniques 4 2 3 3 TECH 1, TECH 2, TECH 3
VS 2 Visual Studies 2 2 3 3 VS 1
TOTAL 25 12 29

 

THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
Third Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ADVS 1 Advanced Visual Studies 1 2 3 3 VS 2
ART 1 Art Theory 1 3 0 3 ARTHST 3, LAR
AW 1 Art Workshop 1 2 3 3 MAT 4, TECH 4,VS 2
CMPART 3 Computer Art 3 2 3 3 CMPART 2
MATH 216 Geometry in Art 3 0 3
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
PTG 1 Painting 1 2 3 3 MAT 4, TECH 4, VS 2
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 PHL 5
TOTAL 20 12 24

 

Third year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ADVS 2 Advanced Visual Studies 2 2 3 3 ADVS 1
ART 2 Art Theory 2 2 3 3 ART 1
AW 2 Art Workshop 2 2 3 3 AW 1
CMPART 4 Computer Art 4 2 3 3 CMPART 3
MATH 100A Business Math 3 0 3
PRO ETH Professional Ethics 3 0 3
PTG 2 Painting 2 2 3 3 PTG 1
SA Socio-Anthropology 3 0 3
TOTAL 19 15 24

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
Fourth Year – First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ART SEM 1 Art Seminar 1 2 3 3 ART 2, CMPART 4
AW 3 Art Workshop 3 2 3 3 AW 2
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
FA EL 1 Fine Arts Elective 1

(Book Arts, Studio Practice and Teaching, or Painting Studio Analysis)

2 3 3 ADVS 2, ART 2, AW 2, PTG 2
PRINT 1 Printmaking 1 2 3 3 TECH 4
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
RESMETH Research Methods 2 6 4 ADVS 2, ART 2, CMPART 4, PTG 2
TOTAL 16 18 22

 

Fourth Year – Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Studio Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites Category
ART SEM 2 Art Seminar 2 2 3 3 ART SEM 1
AW 4 Art Workshop 4 2 3 3 AW 3
FA EL 2 Fine Arts Elective 2 (Decorative Arts, Artist Studio Digital Management, or Ecorche) 2 3 3 FA EL 1
PRINT 2 Printmaking 2 2 3 3 PRINT 1
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
THESIS Thesis 2 6 4 RESMETH
TOTAL 13 18 19

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