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Majors and More

Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design: Illustration Track

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with a concentration in Visual Communication Design: Illustration Track

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills  

 

Writing and Critical Thinking   9
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Introductory Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology Met in major with VCOM 261

0

Oral Communication Met in major with WRIT 465

0

Logic/Language/Semiotics Met in major with VCOM 261 and 262

0

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines

3
HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who am I?

3

Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175 0
Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176 0
Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines

16

Constitution Requirement    
PLSC 201 or ECON 103 Amer Gov’t or Intro to Political Economy

3

Social Science See approved list,; cannot use course with  
  same designator as Constitution Requirement

3

Humanities and Arts 6 hours met with VCOM 151 and 258

0

  See approved list,; 2 designators required, one must  
  be from outside the Dept. of Design

3

Natural Science See approved list, must include one lab science

7

Intensive Writing Met in major with WRIT 465  
Required Courses in Major (C required in each course except those marked with **)

93

ARTH 175 & 176 Intro to Art History I & II

6

BADM 180 or FINC 101 Contemporary Business Issues, Personal Finance

3**

  
     
PHED 267 Weight Training

1**

 
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

 
WRIT 465 Prep. Oral & Written Rept.

3

 
VCOM, ARTS, DIFD, approved VCOM electives

3

   
   Any appropriate course related to design history elective 3
     
Electives   3
     
Total  

125


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

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