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Bachelor of Arts in Art/Graphic Design - 120 Credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Requirements section
Major Requirements
See Major in Art section
General Electives
See General Electives section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above. Students
who have completed three years of language in high school with at least a 'C'
average have satisfied this requirement. Consult your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
Writing Course (3 S.H.)
WRT 101
37 Credits in courses outside of major
Major in Art
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
60 credits are required.
Minimum 2.0 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
CORE REQUIREMENTS - 33 Credits
History and Appreciation of Art: Beginnings to the Renaissance
ART 100
History and Appreciation of Art: Renaissance to Present
ART 101
Fundamentals of Two Dimensional Design
ART 121
Color Theory
ART 130
Drawing I
ART 141
Drawing II
ART 150
Photography I
ART 207
Painting I
ART 208
Photography II
ART 216
Fundamentals of Three Dimensional Design
ART 266
Art Portfolio: Graphic Design
ART 472
Students must earn a minimum “C” grade in each Art course in the major. Art courses with
grades below “C” must be retaken to satisfy this requirement.
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
GRAPHIC DESIGN OPTION - 27 Credits
Figure Drawing
ART 270
Graphic Processes
ART 302
Typography
ART 310
Communication Design
ART 315
Digital Production: InDesign
ART 332
Digital Production: Web Development
ART 352
Communication Design II
ART 432
Communication Design III
ART 442
1 Art Elective
General Electives
20 General Elective Credits
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