Dec 08, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Art and Design

Visual Communications BFA Four-Year Plan

First Year
ART 209 - Core Design    ART 204 - Media/Design/Culture  
ART 235 - Core Drawing   ART 236 - Core Painting   
ART 284 - Core Photography    ART 295 - Core Ceramics   
ART 218 - Core Colloquium    ART 218 - Core Colloquium   
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   MATH 114 - College Mathematics and Statistics  or Higher (3cr.) 
Group A/B Breadth (3cr.)                                                                 Group A/B Breadth (3cr.) 
UNIV 101 - First Year Experience I     
Credits: 17 Credits: 16
Second Year
ART 208 - Core Typography     ART 205 - Core Interactive Media   
ART 245 - Core Printmaking    ART 255 - Core Sculpture   
ART 265 - Core 3-D Modeling    ART 285 - Core Moving Images  
ART 218 - Core Colloquium   ART 218 - Core Colloquium   
Group A/B Breadth (3cr.)  Group A/B Breadth (3cr.) 
University Breadth (3cr.)  University Breadth (3cr.) 
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
ART 302 - Typography Methods    ART 301 - Design Studio   
ART 303 - Design Methods    ART 307 - Interaction Design   
ART 200+ Elective (3cr.)  ART 200+ Elective (3cr.) 
University Breadth or Second Writing Requirement (3cr.)  University Breadth or Multicultural Requirement (3cr.) 
University Breadth (3cr.)  Group D Breadth (4cr.) 
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Fourth Year
ART 402 - Experimental Typography     ART 401 - Portfolio Preparation   
ART 409 - Design Contexts   ART 403 - Degree Project  
ART 200+ Elective (3cr.)  ART 408 - Internship   
University Breadth (3cr.)  ART 417 - BFA Exhibition   
Free Elective (3cr.)  Free Elective (3cr.) 
  Free Elective (3cr.) 
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Total Credits: 124

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit. Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.