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Studio Art BA - Graphic Design Concentration - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 10.02 ART-PAINTING-DRAW&SCULPT, CIP: 50.0701 Art/Art Studies, General)

Department of Art

202 Center for the Arts
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-6010

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

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 105LAB 2D Concepts or ART 111LAB Drawing Fundamentals 1 M or M 3 or 3
ART 120LAB 3D Concepts M 3
ART 150LEC Visual Theory Aesth & Crit M 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 15 or 16
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 220 Time Based Concepts M 3
Pathway or ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric P or CL1 3 or 4
Total Credits: 13 or 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 303 Intro to Digital Art M 3
AHI 101LR Survey Egypt to Renaiss M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI1 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 321 Typographic Form M 3
Pathway P 3
AHI 102LR Survy Ital Renais to Cntm M 3
Scientific Literacy SLI2 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 200LEC Dept of Art Speakers Series M 1
ART 446 History of Graphic Design M 3
Pathway/Diversity in the United States DIV/P 3
Communication Literacy CL2 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 14
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 322LAB Typographic Systems M 3
ART 309 Meaning, Representation & Culture M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Graphic Design Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 200LEC Dept of Art Speakers Series M 1
ART course, any level M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ART 422LAB Design and Entrepreneurship M 3
Art History or ART LEC or ART SEM at 300/400 level M 3
Graphic Design Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
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)
DIV Diversity in the United States
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: May 07, 2021 11:15:18