BFA Four-Year Degree Plan: Art - Computer Animation Track

Sample schedule

This plan is a recommended course schedule. Your schedule may vary depending on course availability and electives. A projected course offering list is provided on the course rotation page. Consult with your advisor to develop a program of study that fulfills program requirements and prepares you for your career.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
General Education 3
Total hours14

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 Contemporary Mathematics 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 210 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
ART 230 Computer Animation I 3
ART 271 or ART 272 History of Western Art (also counts as Humanities Gen Ed) 3
General Education 3
General Education: Science with a Lab 4
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
ART 330 Computer Animation II 3
Studio Core 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
ART 331 Computer Animation III 3
Studio Core 3
General Education 3
General Education: Science 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 430 Computer Animation IV 3
300+ Art History Elective 3
Studio Core 3
300+ Art Track / Art and Design elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 399 Individual Instruction
or ART 432 Computer Animation V
or MED 365 Digital Film and Media Production
3
ART 431 Professional Practices in Computer Animation 3
300+ Art and Design elective 3
300+ Art History Elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ART 432 Computer Animation V 3
ART 499 Senior Exhibition 3
300+ Art and Design Elective 3
300+ Art and Design Elective (if needed to fulfill 40 hour upper division min) 3-4
General elective (to meet 120 credit hour min) 3
Total hours15-16
Degree plan last reviewed 06-19-2018.