Sep 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design Concentration


Art, BFA
Graphic Design Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Freshmen Seminar 1 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3
ART 1340-Foundations Studio I 3 ART 1360-Foundations Studio III 3
ART 1045-Drawing I 3 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
ART 1350-Foundations Studio II 3 ART 1050-Drawing II 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3    
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
History Core 3 ART 3520-Typography II 3
ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3 History Core 3
ART 2010-Art History Survey I 3 ART 2020-Art History Survey II 3
ART 2520-Typography I 3 MATH 1010-Mathematical Thought 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 4125-Graphic Design III 3 ART 3370-Web Design 3
Natural Sciences w/lab core 4 Intro to Studio Art (Group 1) 3
ART 3270-History of Graphic Design 3 Art History Elective 3
Social and Behavioral Science core 3 Natural Scieces w/lab core 4
Intro to Studio Art (Group 1) 3 Social and Behavioral Sciences core 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
ART 4155-Design Portfolio 3 ART 4165-Design Showcase 3
ART 4130-Design Center 3 ART 4370-Web Design II 3
Upper Level Studio Art (Group 2) 3 Upper Level Studio Art (Group 2) 3
ART 3690-Digital Photography 3 Upper Level Studio Art (Group 2) 3
Upper Level Studio (Group 2) 3    
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 12
    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 2010 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

Group 1 - Introduction to Studio (Select 4):
ART 2050 – Pottery Ceramics
ART 3450 – Ceramic Sculpture
ART 2040 – Painting I
ART 2030 – Printmaking I
ART 3430 – Printmaking II
ART 3530 – Printmaking III
ART 2040 – Painting I
ART 2030 – Printmaking I
ART 2070 – Sculpture I
ART 2090 – Photography I
ART 2320 – Graphic Design I

Group 3 – Art History (Select 2)
ART 3200 – Art History of the US
ART 3220 – Modern Art History
ART 3230 – Contemporary Art History
ART 3240 – History of Photography
ART 3270 – History Graphic Design
ART 324A – 324Z Special Topics

 

Group 2 - Graphic Design Upper Division Courses (Select 11)
ART 2170 – Digital Media I
ART 3080 – Illustration I
ART 3170 – Digital Media II
ART 3340 – Drawing III
ART 3370 – Web Design
ART 3430 – Printmaking II
ART 3440 – Painting II
ART 3450 – Ceramic Sculpture
ART 3530 – Printmaking III
ART 3540 – Drawing IV
ART 3550 – Glazes & Surface Design
ART 3560 – Watercolor I
ART 3570 – Sculpture II
ART 3590 – Photography II
ART 3650 – Potter II
ART 3690 – Digital Photography
ART 4040 – Painting III
ART 4060 – Watercolor II
ART 4070 – Sculpture III
ART 4080 – Illustration II
ART 4120 – Graphic Design II
ART 4170 – Digital Media III
ART 4190 – Photo III
ART 4085 – Illustration III
ART 4090 – Problems in Art
ART 410X – Special Topics Studio
ART 4310 – Art Internship