A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

BFA in Applied Design and Visual Communication

The BFA in Applied Design and Visual Communication is an art and communication partnership. It requires 62-72 hours in art and communication, distributed as follows

Required courses:
Art and communication theory and foundations
ART 131  Intro to Visual Arts 2
ART 241 Two-dimensional Design 2
ART 242 Three-dimensional Design 2
COMM 214 Intro to Mass Media 4
Total 10
Art and communication studio
ART 228 Digital Video I 4
ART 245 Graphic Design I 4
ART 281 Intro to Photography 4
ART 284 Intro to Digital Imaging 4
ART 345 Graphic Design II 4
COMM 232 Intro to Web Communication 4
Total 24
Art History:
Two of the following seven: at least one must be Renaissance, Ancient, or Modern/Contemporary)
ART 231 Ancient Art History 4
ART 232 Renaissance and Baroque Art History 4
ART 234 Art and Architecture in Europe 4
ART 235 African Art History 4
ART 236 Asian Art History 4
ART 237 Modern & Contemporary Western Art History 4
ART 314 The Art and History of Film 4
Total 8
Studio:
Three of the following: (minimum 10 hours)
ART 382 Advanced Topics in Photography 4
ART 384 Advanced Digital Imaging 4
COMM 328 Digital Video II 4
ART 263 Typography and Letterpress Printing 2
COMM 207 Intro to Pro Tools 3
Total 10-12
Additional required courses:

ART 285/286/287
(Must take 6 out of 8 semesters: may be repeated up to 4 credits or taken for 0 credit)

Fine Arts Seminar 0-4
ART 383 Applied Design Internship 4
ART/COMM Electives

4-8
ART 486 Senior Seminar and Exhibition 2
Total 10-18



 

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