Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

Graphic Design Concentration 4YP


Art, BFA
Graphic Design Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 1045 - Drawing I 3 ART 1050 - Drawing II 3
ART 1340 - Foundations Studio I 3 ART 1350 - Foundations Studio II 3
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I 3 ART 1360-Foundations Studio III 3
Humanities Fine Arts Core 3 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
MATH Core 3 COMM 2045 - Public Speaking 3
APSU 1000 - Transition to the University 1    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 15
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 2320-Graphic Design I 3 ART 3520 - Typography II (spring only) 3
ART 2520 - Typography I 3 ART 4120 - Graphic Design II (spring only) 3
ART 2010 - Art History Survey I 3 ART 2020 - Art History Survey II 3
ART: Intro to Studio Elective 3 ART: Intro to Studio Elective 3
ENGL 2330 - Topics in World Literature 3 Natural Sciences w/Lab Core 4
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 16
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
ART 3370 - Web Design 3 ART 3690 - Digital Photography 3
ART 4125 - Graphic Design III (fall only) 4 ART 4370 - Web Design II 3
ART 3270-History of Graphic Design (fall only) 3 ART: Art History Elective 3
History Core 3 ART: Upper Level Studio Elective 3
Natural Sciences w/Lab Core 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences core 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
ART 4130 - Design Center 3 ART 4165-Design Showcase 3
ART 4155 - Design Portfolio 3 ART: Upper Level Studio Elective 3
ART: Upper Level Studio Elective 3 ART: Upper Level Studio Elective 3
Humanities Fine Arts Core 3 Social Behavioral Sciences Core 3
History Core 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 33 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