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Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design: Illustration Track

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design-Graphic Design 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in cognate with WRIT 465 0
    Technology Met in major with VCOM 261 0
    Intensive Writing Met in cognate with WRIT 465 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives  

 

    ARTH 175 Intro to Art Hist Prehistory-Middle Ages 3
Historical Perspectives Met in major with VCOM 374     

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts 3 hours met in major with VCOM 151

 

    ARTH 176 Intro to Art Hist Renaissance-Present 3
Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two

(3-8)

  different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

 

Subtotal   32-38
Required Courses in Major (C required in each course except those marked with **)

74

VCOM 101 VCOM Seminar

1

 
VCOM 120 Design Drawing

3

 
VCOM 121 Design Drawing II: Struct. & Form

3

 
VCOM 150 Design Studio Skills

3

 
VCOM 151 Design Fundamentals

3

 
VCOM 154 Design and Color

3

 
VCOM 220 Illustration: the Figure

3

 
VCOM 222 Visual Thinking & Symb. Comm

3

 
VCOM 258 Intro. Typography

3

 
VCOM 259 Intro. Graphic Design

3

 
VCOM 261 Intro. to Comp. Imaging

3

 
VCOM 262 Intro. Web Design

3

 
VCOM 300 VCD Portfolio Review

0

 
VCOM 301 Critical Seminar

1

 
VCOM 320 Illustration: Comparative Anat.

3

 
VCOM 323 Illustration: Costumed Figure

3

 
VCOM 325 Illustration: Portraiture

3

 
VCOM 374 History of Graphic Des. and Illustration

3

 
VCOM 388 Graph. Arts Prod. Practices

3

 
VCOM 401 Critical Seminar

1

 
VCOM 420 Illustration: Heroes and Antiheroes

3

 
VCOM 423 Illustration: Fairy Tales / Child. Lit

3

 
VCOM 424 Illustration: Sequential Storytelling

3

 
VCOM 425 Illustration: Persuasion & Propaganda

3

 
VCOM 427 Illustration: Narrative and Editorial

3

 
VCOM 486 Senior Thesis Proposal

2

 
VCOM 487 Senior Thesis

2

 
VCOM 501 Critical Seminar

1

 
VCOM 578 Prof. Portfolio

3

 
Cognate Requirements   12
WRIT 465 Prep. Oral & Written Rept.

3

 
    BADM 180 or FINC 211 Contemporary Business Issues, Personal Finance 3**
   
VCOM, ARTS, DIFD, approved VCOM electives

3

   
   Any appropriate course related to design history elective 3
     
Electives   0-2
     
Total  

120


For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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