Graphic Art Concentration, Art, Media, and Design (BFA)

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Course Requirements

Requirements

Ten courses (40 credits) from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 206INTERMEDIATE DRAWING4
or ART 218 FIGURE DRAWING
ART 229BEGINNING PRINTMAKING4
or ART 231 SCREEN PRINTING
ART 264TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS4
or ANI 225 MAKING COMICS
ART 358GRAPHIC ART4
or ART 204 VISUAL COMMUNICATION
ART 359PRINT MEDIA4
or ART 304 THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
4
GD 210DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION I4
or ART 306 ADVANCED DRAWING
ART 385WEB ART & DESIGN I4
or ART 260 INTERMEDIA STUDIO
Select three 200/300-level ART electives12

Area of Specialty

Choose four courses (16 credits) from one of the following specialties:

Photography Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY (If not applied to the Art, Culture, Criticism, and History Electives)
BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY
VIDEO ART
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
PHOTOJOURNALISM

Intermedia Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
VISUAL COMMUNICATION (If not applied to the Art, Culture, Criticism, and History Electives)
VIDEO ART
INTERMEDIA STUDIO
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
WEB ART & DESIGN II
ANIMATION I
CINEMA & ART (FORMERLY DC 233)

Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking Specialty 

Course Title Quarter Hours
DRAWING SPECIAL TOPICS
INTERMEDIATE PAINTING I
WATERCOLOR PAINTING
FIGURE DRAWING
SCREEN PRINTING
PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
ADVANCED DRAWING
ADVANCED PAINTING I
ADVANCED PAINTING II
FIGURE PAINTING
ADVANCED FIGURE DRAWING
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING: SCREEN PRINTING
FIGURE DRAWING IN CONTEXT
ADVANCED PAINTING: MIXOLOGY
DRAWING PROJECTS
MAKING COMICS

Sculpture Specialty 

Course Title Quarter Hours
THREE DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS (If not applied to the core)
FOUR DIMENSIONAL FOUNDATIONS (If not applied to the core)
INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING
INTERMEDIATE SCULPTURE
ADVANCED THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
BEGINNING FIGURE SCULPTURE
DIGITAL SCULPTURE
PERFORMANCE/INSTALLATION ART
ADVANCED SCULPTURE
ADVANCED SCULPTURE II
ADVANCED FIGURE SCULPTURE
SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE (Kinetic Sculpture or other rotational topics, if not applied to the Art, Culture, Criticism, and History Electives)
HON courses with approval of faculty advisor or Chair

Please Note: ART 104 is  not acceptable for major credit.

Prerequisites may be waived with the permission of the instructor.

Open Electives (24 credits)

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.