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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual Communications (BFA)

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University Requirements:

College Requirements:

Second Writing Requirement:

A Second Writing Requirement  approved by the College of Arts and Sciences. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours, completed with a minimum grade of C-, and the section enrolled must be designated as satisfying the requirement in the academic term completed.


One of the following:

College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements:

The College Breadth Requirements are taken in addition to the University Breadth Requirement. Up to three credits from each of the University Breadth Requirement categories may be used to simultaneously satisfy these College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements. If the grade earned is sufficient, a course may be applied toward more than one requirement, but the credits are counted only once towards graduation credits. If all but one couse in a group has been taken in one department or program, a course crosslisted with that department or program will not satisfy the distribution requirement. College Breadth courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.

Major Requirements:

The BFA in Visual Communications degree requires a minimum of 76 credit hours minimum of art courses and 86 credit hours maximum. Minimum grade C- required.

Freshman Core:

Total Freshman Core Credits 20

Total Sophomore Core Credits 20

Junior Core:

Senior Core:

Restricted Electives:

A total of nine credit hours are required from the following (minimum grade C-):

Art History:

  • Of the total credits required for the degree, twelve credits must be of Art History (minimum grade C-).


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Degree Credits to Total a Minimum of 124

Last Revised 2017-2018 Academic Year

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