BFA Graphic Design

General Academics Requirements
2.75 GPA Required

Tier I Hours 9
____ English Composition
____ Quantitative Skills
____ Junior Composition

Tier II Electives Hours 21
Take at least 3 credits in each of the 6 areas.
Students are encouraged to take 2000-level
courses to fulfill Tier II
____ Applied Science and Math (2AS)
____ Cross Cultural Perspectives (2PC)
____ Fine Arts (2FA)
____ Humanities and Literature (2HL)
____ Natural Science (2NS)
____ Social Science (2SS)

Tier III Elective Hours
(See Graphic Design Practicum/Thesis Hours)
General Electives 13
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1st Year

Studio Art Foundations Hours 19

____ Art 1200 Description
____ Art 1210 Function
____ Art 1220 Image
____ Art 1230 Structure
____ Art 1240 Critical Perspectives

2nd Year

2000-Level Art History Hours 8

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2000-level Studio Hours 16
2 studio courses in area of concentration,
plus 2 studio courses outside area of
concentration, or a topics course.
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BFA Graphic Design students apply to major at the
end of 2nd year.

3rd and 4th Years

3000-Level Studio Hours 16

2 studio courses in area of concentration,
plus 2 studio courses outside area of
concentration, or a topics course.

____ ART 3510 Graphic Design Studio I
____ ART 3520 Graphic Design Studio II
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4000-Level Studio Hours 16
2 studio courses in area of concentration,
plus 2 studio courses outside area of
concentration, or a topics course.

____ ART 4510 Graphic Design Studio III
____ ART 4520 Graphic Design Studio IV
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3000/4000-Level Art History Hours 6
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Graphic Design Practicum/Thesis Hours 4
(Tier iiiE)

____ ART 4954 Practicum
____ ART 4596 Thesis

Total minimum hours required: 128
3.0 GPA Required