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Art & Media Design

Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements


General Studies


Pre-Major Courses


Major and Related Courses


Major Concentration Elective Courses


Free Elective Courses




Requirements for a Major in Art and Media Design

Required pre-major courses 6 hours

ART 140  Art History (3)
ART 150  Fundamentals of Design in Art (3)

Students formally apply to the major program upon completion of these courses.

Required art and media design major courses 45 hours

ART 135  Digital Media I (3)
ART 160  Design I (3)
ART 170  Introduction to Drawing (3)
ART 219  Modern Art (3)
ART 224  Digital Media II (3)
ART 255  Digital Photography (3)
ART 260  Design II (3)
ART 290  Web Design I (3)
ART 361  Advanced Design (3)
ART 363  Photojournalism (3)
ART 390  Web Design II (3)
ART 490  Senior Studio (3)
ART 491  Senior Exhibit/Portfolio (3)
ART 492  Internship (3)
ART 495  Special Topic (3)

Required concentration elective courses 9 hours

Choose one of the following areas of concentration:

Concentration in Art History 9 hours
ART 222 Caves to Computers: The Evolution of the Graphic Arts (3)
ART 450 Studies in Art History: [topic to be specified] (3)*
ART 451 Women in Art (3)
*Students may take this course two times as topics change.

Concentration in Digital Media 9 hours
ART 236 Digital Media Production (3)
ART 342 Advanced Digital Media (3)
ART 495: Special Topics [topic relevant to digital media](3)

Concentration in Graphic Design 9 hours
ART 270 Typography (3)
ART 392 Studies in Graphic Design (3)
ART 440 Production Design (3)

Concentration in Photography 9 hours
ART 232 Intermediate Photography (3)
ART 460 Studies in Photography: [medium to be specified] (3)*
*Students take this course two times as topics change.

Concentration in Studio Art 9 hours
Choose three courses:

ART 126 Ceramics: Basic Hand-Building Techniques (3)
ART 222 Caves to Computers: The Evolution of the Graphic Arts (3)
ART 227 Ceramics: Advanced Hand-building and Wheel (3)
ART 350 Studies in Drawing: [medium to be specified] (3)
ART 360 Studies in Sculpture: [medium to be specified] (3)
ART 370 Studies in Printmaking: [medium to be specified] (3)
ART 426 Studies in Ceramics: [medium to be specified] (3)
ART 470 Studies in Painting: [medium to be specified] (3)

Recommended free elective courses:

COM 150  Introduction to Communication (3)
COM 290  Public Presentations (3)
ITS 110  Programming Fundamentals (3)
THE 101  Visual Gestural Communication (3)

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