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Fine Arts BFA - Graphic Design Concentration - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 10.01 FINE ARTS-GENERAL, CIP: 50.0702 Fine/Studio Arts, General)

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the hUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
ART 200Lec Dept of Art Speakers Series M 1
ART 105LAB 2D Concepts or ART 111LAB Drawing Fundamentals 1 M or M 3 or 3
ART 120LAB 3D Concepts or ART 140LAB Time Based Concepts M or M 3 or 3
ART 150LEC Visual Theory Aesth & Crit M 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 16 or 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Math & Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
ART 105LAB 2D Concepts or ART 111LAB Drawing Fundamentals 1 M or M 3 or 3
ART 250 Introduction to Digital Art M 3
ART 120LAB 3D Concepts or ART 140LAB Time Based Concepts M or M 3 or 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 16 or 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 200Lec Dept of Art Speakers Series M 1
ART 201LAB Introduction to Graphic Design M 3
AHI 101LR Survey Egypt to Renaiss M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 260LEC Visual Theory Aesth 2 M 3
ART 221LAB Typographic Form M 3
AHI 102LR Survy Ital Renais to Cntm M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 200LEC Dept of Art Speakers Series M 1
ART 240LEC History Of Graphic Design M 3
ART 320LAB Web Design M 3
Pathway P 3
Communication Literacy CL2 3
ART 207LAB Drawing I M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 322LAB Typographic Systems M 3
Diversity Learning DL 3
Pathway P 3
ART 383 Interactive Computer Art M 3
ART 208 or 200 or print M 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 494LAB Senior Thesis M 3
Graphic Design Elective M 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Graphic Design Elective M 3
Art Studio Elective M 3
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 494LAB Senior Thesis M 3
ART 422LAB Design and Entrepreneurship M 3
Art Studio Elective M 3
Art Studio Elective M 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DL Diversity Learning
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Aug 16, 2019 13:20:45