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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Graphic Design Concentration


Art, BFA
Graphic Design Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Transition to the University 1 History Core 3
History Core 3 MATH 1010-Mathematical Thought & Practice 3
ART 1340-Foundations Studio I 3 ART 1350-Foundations Studio II 3
ART 1045-Drawing I 3 ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3
ART 1070-Electronic Imaging 3 ART 1050-Drawing II 3
COMM 1010-Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 (Portfolio Review at the End of Year 1)  
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 2320-Graphic Design I 3 ART 4120-Graphic Design II 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3 ART 2520-Typography 3
ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3 ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3
ART 2000-Art History Survey I 3 ART 2020-Art History Survey II 3
Studio Art Intro (Group I) 3 Intro Studio Art (Group I) 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 4125-Graphic Design III 3 Graphic Design Upper Division (Group 2) 3
ART 3520-Typography II 3 Graphic Design Upper Division (Group 2) 3
ART 3270-History of Graphic Design 3 Art History Selection 3
ART 3370-Web Design I 3 Graphic Design Upper Division (Group 2) 3
Graphic Design Upper Division Elective
(Group 2)
3 Humanities and/ or Fine Arts Core 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
ART 4150-Senior Thesis I 3 ART 4160-Senior Thesis II 3
Natural Sciences w/ lab Core 4 ART 4370-Web Design II 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 Natural Sciences w/ lab Core 4
ART 3690-Digital Photography 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core 3
Graphic Design Upper Division (Group 2) 3    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 13
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

Admission Requirements: Application at the end of the sophomore year provided following requirements have been met.

  1. Completion of: ART 1340, 1350, 1045, 1050; ART 2000 or 2020.
  2. Completion of a Portfolio Review in which the faculty will vote based on the quality of the student’s work as a pre-requisite to ART 4150 and 4160.

*Must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours