Art and Design at Missouri State

BFA Four-Year Degree Plan: Digital Arts

The Art and Design degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options.

Course Rotation

The course schedule is a tentative plan for future semesters. These courses and modalities are subject to change based on available faculty.

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The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
General Education 3
General Educaton 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 101 Three-Dimensional Design 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130+ 3
General Education 3
General Educaton 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 210 Introduction To Digital Arts (Check Course Availability) 3
ART 230 Computer Animation I 3
ART 271 or 272 (Also counts as a General Education Requirement) 3
General Education 3
General Education: Science with a Lab 4
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 310 Time-Based Digital Arts (Check Course Availability) 3
ART 330 Computer Animation II 3
Studio Core 3
ART 271 or 272 (Also counts as General Education Requirement) 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Art History course 3
ART 310 Time-Based Digital Arts (Check Course Availability) 3
ART 331 Computer Animation III 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
General Education: Science 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Art History Elective 3
Studio Core 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
ART 410 Seminar in Digital Arts (Check Course Availability) 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 410 Seminar in Digital Arts (Check Course Availability) 3
300+ Art History Elective 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 399 Individual Instruction 3
ART 499 Senior Exhibition 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
300+ Elective (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min) 3-4
General Education 3
Total hours15-16

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