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BFA in Applied Design and Visual Communication

BFA (62 - 72 hours)

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

Required Art & Communication theory & foundation CoursesCredits
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
Required Art and Communication studio CoursesCredits
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 CoursesCredits
Select two of the following courses: (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 Art and History of Film 4
Total 8
Studio CoursesCredits
Select three of the following courses:(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 Intro to Pro Tools 3
Total 10 - 12
Additional Required CoursesCredits
ART 285/286/287 Fine Arts Seminar (must take 6 out of 8 semester: may be repeated up to 4 credits or taken for 0 credit) 0 - 4
ART 383 Applied Design Internship 4
ART/COMM xxx Electives 4 - 8
ART 486 Senior Seminar and Exhibition 2
Total 10 - 18

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