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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art (B.F.A.)


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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2019-2020

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Art and Design

Location: Art and Design Building, Room 235
Phone: 931-221-7333
Website:  www.apsu.edu/art-design/

 

General Education Core


 

  Credit Hours
see Common Core   41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

Major Core Requirements


Animation and Visual Effects Concentration


Computer animation and cinematic digital imagery/effects are related and versatile skills for commercial artists.  Covering topics such as hand drawn animation, 3D computer animation, digital model building, digital painting, visual effects compositing, live action green screen filming, motion capture technology, and virtual reality systems, students will gain a generalist knowledge of the field. Critical and thoughtful exploration of these subjects is essential for student understanding and appreciation for this quickly evolving form of art and media.

Total Hours 6

Total Hours 21

Total Hours 6

Total Hours 6

Total Hours 18

Graphic Design Concentration


Accreditations

All programs in the Department of Art & Design are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

The Graphic Design concentration for the Bachelor of Fine Arts is for students seeking to prepare for a career in graphic design. A B.F.A. portfolio review is required of B.F.A. candidates as a prerequisite to ART 4150 and ART 4160.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the B.F.A. program is by application (usually at the end of the sophomore year), providing the student has met the following requirements: 1. Completion of: ART 1340 , ART 1350 , ART 1045 ART 1360  and 2. Completion of a Portfolio Review in which the faculty will vote based on the quality of the student’s work.  Should faculty vote to deny entrance to the B.F.A. program, the student may appeal and/or re-apply the following semester.

Total Hours 12

Total Hours 30

Total Hours 15

Studio Art Concentration


Accreditation

All programs in the Department of Art & Design are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

The Studio Art concentration for the Bachelor of Fine Arts is for students seeking to prepare for art as a profession. Students will demonstrate proficiency in at least one studio area (drawing, painting, photography, pottery/ceramics, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, or illustration) through completion of the degree. A B.F.A. portfolio review is required of B.F.A. candidates as a prerequisite to ART 4150  and ART 4160 .

Admission Requirements

Admission to the B.F.A. program is by application (usually at the end of the sophomore year), providing the student has met the following requirements: 1. Completion of: ART 1340 , ART 1350 , ART 1045 , ART 1050 ; ART 2010  or ART 2020 ; and 2. Completion of a Portfolio Review in which the faculty will vote based on the quality of the student’s work.  Should faculty vote to deny entrance to the B.F.A. program, the student may appeal and/or re-apply the following semester.

Total Hours 12

Total Hours 6

Total Hours 6

Total Hours 33

Total Program Hours 120


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