Program Requirements

Program requirements

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (78-93 hours)
    1. Foundations (12 hours): ART 100(3), 101(3), 110(3), 115(3)
    2. Design Core (18 hours): ART 202(3), 215(3); DES 202(3), 210(3), 301(3), 303(3)
    3. Art History (15 hours): ART 271(3), 272(3); ART 273(3) or 274(3); ART 377(3); and a 300- or 400- level Art History course(3), chosen with advisement.
    4. Studio Art (12 hours): ART 225(3), 255(3), 315(3), ART 235(3) or 242(3)
    5. Professional Design Practicum (3 hours): DES 490(3)
    6. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of DES 490(3).
    7. Complete one of the options below
      1. Graphic Design (18 hours):
        1. DES 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 340(3), 430(3)
        2. 3 hours of Design electives from DES 345(3), 440(3), 497(3), 499(3)
      2. Illustration (18 hours):
        1. DES 250(3), 350(3), 452(3)
        2. 6 hours of DES 497(3) Special Topics in Illustration. May not repeat the same topic.
        3. 3 hours of electives chosen from: Photography-ART 354(3), 355(3), 356(3), 357(3), 358(3); Printmaking-ART 242(3)*, 243(3), 342(3), 343(3); Drawing and Painting-ART 315(3)*, 316(3), 325(3), Digital Imaging-ART 310(3), 410(3); Computer Animation-ART 230(3); Design-DES 345(3), 497(3)-may not be same topic; DES 499(3)

          * ART 315 and ART 242 cannot be counted both here and toward the Studio Art requirement, however, ART 315 may be repeated.
      3. Graphic Design and Illustration (33 hours):
        1. 15 hours in Graphic Design: DES 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 340(3), 430(3)
        2. 9 hours in illustration: DES 250(3), 350(3), 452(3)
        3. 6 hours of DES 497(3) Special Topics in Illustration. May not repeat the same topic.
        4. 3 hours of design electives: DES 345(3), 440(3), 497(3) Special Topics in Illustration. May not repeat the same topic, DES 499(3)
  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements