B.F.A. in Design and Animation with a Concentration in Graphic and Interactive Design

Art & Design Core Requirements (24 credits)
AR-113Basic Design and Composition3
AR-114Basic Design and Color3
AR-172Introduction to Digital Design3
AR-181Digital Photography I3
or AR-183 Black and White Photography I
AR-191Drawing I3
AR-192Drawing II3
AR-241History of Western Art I3
AR-242History of Western Art II3
AR-REVArt and Design Student Portfolio Review 10
AR-SHOSenior Show0
Graphic Design Requirements (42 credits)
AR-346History of Graphic Design3
AR-269Graphic Design Studio I3
AR-270Graphic Design Studio II3
AR-273Digital Illustration3
AR-287Typography3
AR-335BFA Internship/Seminar3
AR-371Graphic Design Studio III3
AR-374Digital Imaging3
AR-383Web Design/Interactive I3
AR-384Web Design/Interactive II3
AR-390Animation/Motion Graphics I3
AR-401Senior Portfolio3
Select one AR-300+ Level Course with Course Type: ARHIS3
AR-381Print: Intaglio/Relief3
or AR-382 Print: Lithography and Silkscreening
Graphic Design Advanced Option (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Documentary Photography and Video
Advanced Typography
Principles of 3-D Animation
3-D Character Rigging and Animation
Animation/Motion Graphics 2
Advanced Digital Imaging and Illustration
Creative Book Arts
Advanced Project I
Advanced Project 2
Free Electives (11 credits)
Select 11 credits of free electives (except AR-101)11
General Education Requirements (39-42 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Select 3 credits from Mathematics excluding MA-050 and MA-1013
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with any AR course0
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with AR-1720
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: RD3
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 13-6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Art (AR) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128
1

Course Type: GU Partially fulfilled in Animation Requirements with AR-349 Asian Art Survey (3 cr.) 

 Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • The Department of Art and Design awards departmental honors to graduating seniors who successfully complete AR-410 Advanced Project I (1-3 cr.) and AR-411 Advanced Project 2 (1-3 cr.) with a "B" average, a 3.50 major GPA, and a 3.30 overall GPA.
  • B.F.A. majors must pass the Art & Design Student Portfolio Review (AR-REV Art and Design Student Portfolio Review (0 cr.) given in the 4th semester of study.