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Majors and More

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    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Introductory Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology Met in major with CSCI 101 and labs

0

Oral Communication Met in major with WRIT 465

0

Logic/Language/Semiotics Met in major with VCOM 261 and CSCI 101

0

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines

HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who am I?

3

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

 

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 **)

100

ARTH 175 & 176 Intro to Art History I & II

6

BADM 180 or FINC 101 Contemporary Business Issues, Personal Finance

3**

  
BIOL 307 Human Anatomy

4*

CSCI 101, 101 F & I and 1 additional lab Intro to Comp & Info Process; Photoshop; Illustrator

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

0*

 
VCOM 259 Intro. Graphic Design

3

 
VCOM 261 Intro. to Comp. Imaging

3

 
VCOM 262 Intro. Web Design

0*

 
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 Gr. Des. and Illo.

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

Directed VCOM “history” elective  

3

Total  

129


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

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