ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.F.A. with Graphic Design Emphasis

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Total number of hours for the Program: 128.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the major.


Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Entrance Requirements

The BFA is a focused pre-professional degree, leading to careers or graduate study in art and design. Students wishing to pursue the BFA must apply for entrance into the program by submitting a portfolio of digital images and a letter of application that describes their goals and interests in the fields of art and design.  Students may apply as entering first year students, or in subsequent semesters, but they must pass the BFA Entrance Portfolio Review before completing 75 hours.  At the time of application into the BFA, they must identify their concentration in one of the three areas: Studio Art, Graphic Design or Art Education.

Digital Portfolio:

Students will submit digital images of 8-10 original artworks that successfully incorporate principles and elements of 2D and 3D art and design. These examples should provide evidence of competency with tool usage, measuring, material handling, and presentation. Within this portfolio, students should include 3-5 analytical drawings demonstrating basic knowledge of perspective and proportion. This group of drawings should include some drawings made from direct observation. In addition the portfolio should include some work that evidences personal ideas and concept development. Detailed guidelines for portfolio preparation and submission are available at the School of Art & Design. 

General Electives (8 hours)

General Electives (8 hours) are required to complete the program.

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