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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.


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

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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