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2013-2015 Catalog 
    
2013-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Visual Arts - Graphics, BA


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The Visual Arts program promotes creativity and intellectual engagement in the arts. Emphasis is on the mastery of contemporary computer processes as well as the traditional media of two and three-dimensional art forms with the specific aim of a well-rounded educational experience. The program offers an introduction to skills necessary for success in the competitive world of studio and graphic arts.

Admission Requirements for Visual Arts Majors


Visual Arts candidates must obtain a 2.5 in the fundamental art courses (ART 100 , ART 101 , ART 102, and ART 103) and a cumulative GPA of 2.0

Visual Arts Curriculum


The following requirements must be met in order to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Arts.

Outline


The following outline of courses details the 121 credit hours required for the Bachelor Arts in Visual Arts Graphic Concentration. Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. Students must earn “C” or better in all “TEP” courses.

Plan of Study


University Requirements Transformative Education Program Core Competencies


Critical Thinking (6)

Wellness (10)

And 2 (1) Activity Courses

  • PE (1)
  • PE (1)
  • Wellness (3)
Civic Engagement (3)

STEM & Quantitative Literacy (10)

Servant Leadership (3)

Teamwork (3) ^

^ Note: May take this course outside of the major.

Innovation & Creativity (3)

Artistic Literacy (3) +

+NOTE: Must select a course outside their major.

Global Perspective (3)

Major Requirements (42)


Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in the major.

Degree Totals


  Required  
FYE 102   2  
University TEP 77  
TEP Major Hours (24)  
Major Hours 42  

Total Degree Hours: 121


Course Sequence


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total Credits: 16

Second Semester


Total Credits: 17

Junior Year


First Semester


Total Credits: 14

Total Credits: 15

Senior Year


First Semester


Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 12

Total Degree Hours: 121


Transformation Education Program Acronyms


WC: Written  Communication OC: Oral Communication
FL: Foreign Language & Sign Language AW: Advanced Writing
CT: Critical Thinking ID: Identity
WEL: Wellness SCL: Science with Lab
QL: Math TECH: Computer Technology
CE: Civic Engagement GP: Global Perspective
SL: Servant Leadership TW: Teamwork
IC: Innovation & Creativity AL: Artistic Literacy
CAP: Capstone  

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