Arts Degree

Degree Bachelor of Arts with Consideration in… (Granted in accordance to the level of concentration selected by the student)
Level Under Graduate
Duration Eight (8) semesters
Number of credits 135
Class Schedule Day
Modality On-Campus Learning
SNIES Code 1527
National Accreditation 2008: CNA (Consejo Nacional de Acreditación - National Accreditation Council) for 6 years

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Objectives

The art program is intended to provide its students with:

  • Conceptual and technical tools to understand and analyze the various artistic moments in history and the possibilities generated therefrom.
  • Elements that make it easier for the artist to express himself and his society by way of images and symbols.
  • Training to produce works of art that reflect on the philosophical, social, and historic aspects at the time.
  • Knowledge to be able to work both on artistic creation, and on the reflection and critique of the history and theory of art and other cultural fields.

Study Plan

The undergraduate program offers four basic concentration areas:

  • Plastic arts
  • Electronic media and arts of time
  • History and theory of art
  • Cultural projects

The student, as of the Fourth Semester, selects his area of concentration to obtain the respective degree.

Area of Plastics Arts

The students may become acquainted with the world of shapes, its perception and creation, within space and time, in a historical and geographical context, to be able to configure an individual plastic language. They shall develop a creative intuition, endowed with content, with a communicative function within society. Likewise, they will acquire manual skills by way of countless technical processes, which will allow them to know and experience thei abilty as an image producer.

Area of Electronic Media and Arts of Time

The area has two main Objectives:

  1. Develop technical skills in the student, specific to the new technologies and media, and promote reflection regarding their impact on contemporary culture and on the relation between artistic creation and the use of new media and technologies
  2. Reflect on contemporary artistic processes that use time to develop their proposals. Among them we can mention the use of the body as an expressive medium and ephemeral interventions in unconventional spaces.

Area of History and Theory of Art

Courses in this area intend to bring the student scloser to basic concepts on the history and theory of art, with a reflective and critical attitude. Emphasis is placed on studying specific problems relative to art and the Latin American and Colombian culture, so the student may acquire sufficient conceptual tools to analyze their own context.

Area of Cultural Projects

This academic space allows students to discover and develop their teaching vocation and skills to further significant social interactions that allow them to manage and coordinate cultural projects in the field of artistic production.

Organization of the Study Plan

The courses of the first two semesters are mandatory for all the students joining the program. As of the Third Semester, students are free to select the courses.

To opt for the professional degree offered by the Department, the student must accredit the following:

  • 24 mandatory credits in the first two semesters (8 courses)
  • 18 credits of the Uniandes Basic Cycle (6 courses)
  • 3 credits of the Constitution and Democracy course
  • 6 credits in elective courses on Art (2 courses)
  • 6 credits in free election courses (CLE) (2 courses)
  • 15 credits in Interdisciplinary Worshops 1 and 2, Preliminary Draft, and Final Project
  • 39 credits in courses from the concentration area selected (13 courses)
  • 27 credits in courses from areas other than the concentration area (9 courses)

Research or Concentration Areas

  • Plastic arts
  • Electronic media and arts of time
  • History and theory of art
  • Cultural projects

Model Program

First Semester

0

ARTE-1407Artista Obra Espacio

3

ARTE-1116Taller Basico 1

3

ARTE-1213Taller del Tiempo

3

DERE-1300Constitucion y Democracia

3

HART-1101A

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Second Semester

ARTE-1117Taller Basico 2

3

ARTE-1215Taller Expresion Experimental

3

HART-1201

3

ARTE-1408AArte y Cine

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Model Program: Plastics Arts Emphasis

Third Semester

ARTE-2108Fundamentos de Dibujo

3

ARTE-2101Fundamentos de Pintura

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fourth Semester

ARTE-2100Dibujo del Cuerpo

3

ARTE-2110Dibujo y Objeto

3

LENG-2999Requisito de Lectura en Ingles

0

-CLE

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Total Credit Hours:18

Fifth Semester

ARTE-2119Dibujo y Espacio

3

ARTE-2111Pintura y Cuerpo

3

ARTE-2112Pintura y Objeto

3

ARTE-2116Grabado en Metal

3

-CLE

Total Credit Hours:18

Sixth Semester

ARTE-3115Taller Avanzado Artes Plasticas

3

ARTE-2117

3

-CLE

ARTE-3100Dibujo Experimental

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Seventh Semester

ARTE-2118Taller de Serigrafía

3

-CLE

ARTE-3602Anteproyecto Nuevo

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Eighth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3603Proyecto Nuevo Pensum

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Model Program: Sculpture Emphasis

Third Semester

ARTE-2108Fundamentos de Dibujo

3

ARTE-2101Fundamentos de Pintura

3

HART-1341B

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fourth Semester

ARTE-2120Escultura y Cuerpo

3

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-CLE

LENG-2999Requisito de Lectura en Ingles

0

ARTE-2114Objeto y Contexto

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fifth Semester

ARTE-2119Dibujo y Espacio

3

ARTE-2115Escultura y Espacio Público

3

-CLE

ARTE-1105Foto Basica 1

3

ARTE-2110Dibujo y Objeto

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Sixth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-1118Foto Básica 2 :Digital

3

ARTE-3108Instalacion

3

ARTE-3115Taller Avanzado Artes Plasticas

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Seventh Semester

-CLE

ARTE-1115Taller de Iluminacion

3

ARTE-3602Anteproyecto Nuevo

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Eighth Semester

-CLE

Total Credit Hours:12

Model Program: Painting Emphasis

Third Semester

ARTE-2108Fundamentos de Dibujo

3

ARTE-2101Fundamentos de Pintura

3

HART-1341B

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fourth Semester

ARTE-2111Pintura y Cuerpo

3

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-CLE

ARTE-2112Pintura y Objeto

3

LENG-2999Requisito de Lectura en Ingles

0

Total Credit Hours:18

Fifth Semester

ARTE-2113Pintura y Espacio

3

ARTE-2116Grabado en Metal

3

-CLE

ARTE-2100Dibujo del Cuerpo

3

ARTE-2119Dibujo y Espacio

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Sixth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3115Taller Avanzado Artes Plasticas

3

ARTE-3114Pintura Experimental

3

ARTE-2117

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Seventh Semester

-CLE

ARTE-2118Taller de Serigrafía

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Eighth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3603Proyecto Nuevo Pensum

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Model Program: Electronic Arts Emphasis

Third Semester

ARTE-2205Composicion en Movimiento

3

ARTE-2206Arte Scriptum

3

HART-1341B

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fourth Semester

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-CLE

LENG-2999Requisito de Lectura en Ingles

0

ARTE-2207Arte Sonoro

3

ARTE-2203Video Experimental

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fifth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3200Arte y Procesos Cientificos

3

ARTE-3205Animacion

3

ARTE-3216Redes y Contextos

3

ARTE-3203Narrativa no Lineal

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Sixth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3201Espacios Electronicos

3

ARTE-3218Interactividad y Objetos Autonomos

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Seventh Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3213Sonido y Acciones

3

ARTE-3217Videografias de la Memoria

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Eighth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3208Intermediate workshop

3

LENG-3999Requisito Dominio de Lenguaje Extranjero

0

ARTE-3603Proyecto Nuevo Pensum

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Model Program: Cultural Projects Emphasis

Third Semester

ARTE-2405Arte y Matemáticas

3

ARTE-2413Intervenir El Espacio Publico

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Fourth Semester

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ARTE-2407Politicas del Arte

3

ARTE-2412Producción y Montaje de Exposiciones

3

LENG-2999Requisito de Lectura en Ingles

0

Total Credit Hours:15

Fifth Semester

-CLE

ARTE-3400Artistic Publications

3

ARTE-3401Curaduria y Eventos

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Sixth Semester

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-CLE

ARTE-3409Art Through an Artist

3

Total Credit Hours:19

Seventh Semester

ARTE-3403Taller de Proyectos

3

ARTE-3994Practica Academica Obligatoria

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Eighth Semester

ARTE-3408Art Policies

3

LENG-3999Requisito Dominio de Lenguaje Extranjero

0

ARTE-3995Practica de Grado Proyectos

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Alumni Profile

Graduates from this department, which began in 1959, have excelled in different cultural fields. Among others, we may mention Beatriz González, Maria Fernanda Cardoso, and Luis Caballero.

Likewise, they perform as:

  • Distinguished artists in the national and international arena
  • Directors of museums and cultural institutions
  • Researchers
  • Art historians
  • Cultural promoters
  • Creative executives in the publishing field or in publicity agencies.

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