CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 15, 2019  
CURRENT 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, BFA with Graphic Design Concentration


Total number of hours for the Program: 120.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the major, and maintain a 3.0 average in the following courses: ART 270, 271, 371 and 374, before enrolling in 400 level studio courses within the graphic design concentration.
 

Liberal Studies Hours (42 hours)


Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Entrance Requirements


The BFA with a concentration in Graphic Design is a focused pre-professional degree, leading to careers or graduate study in art and design. Students wishing to pursue the BFA with this concentration must apply for entrance into the program by submitting a portfolio of 12 digital images and a letter of application that describes their goals and interests in the fields of art and graphic 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 credit hours.

Digital Portfolio:


The Graphic Design BFA portfolio must include a total of 12 works: 4 examples of two-dimensional design, 2 examples of perspective drawing, 3 examples of drawings from direct observation, and 3 examples of three-dimensional work. The examples should provide evidence of competency with tool usage, measuring, material handling, color and presentation. Detailed guidelines for portfolio preparation and submission are available at the School of Art & Design. 

Major Requirements


Total number of hours for the Program: 120.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the major, and maintain a 3.0 average in the following courses: ART 270, 271, 371 and 374, before enrolling in 400 level studio courses within the graphic design concentration.

Graphic Design Concentration (30 hours)


Students must maintain a 3.0 average in ART 270, 271, 371, and 374 before enrolling in 400 level graphic design studio courses.

Exploratory Studio Electives (12 hours)


Select 12 credit hours of Studio Art Courses 200 level and above.