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B.A., Art, Design and Interactive Multimedia Curriculum

Undergraduate students wishing to major in Art and Design are offered two distinct tracks of concentration: Fine and Digital Arts, or Graphic Design and Advertising. Each track consists of a 51 credit program.

Students select courses each semester in consultation with his/her advisor and recommended study plan.

Fine and Digital Arts Track (51 credits)

Students should take ARTH 1001 (Art and Human Needs) or ARTH 1101 (Art of the Western World) as their "Aesthetics" core requirement.

I. Required Courses (33 credits)
  • ADIM 1110 Drawing I (first year) (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1223 2-D Design & Color (first year) (3 credits)
  • ARTH 2118 20th Century Art (3 credits)
  • ARTH 2119 Art Since 1945 (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2210 Drawing II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1217 Painting I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1219 Sculpture (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1224 Printmaking I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2317 Digital Photography (3 credits)
  • ARTH 2101 Looking at Art and Visual Culture (3 credits)
  • ADIM 4312 Art /Design Portfolio Seminar (3 credits)
II. Elective Courses (18 credits)
Group I (9 credits)
  • ADIM 1225 Printmaking II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1226 Traditional American Crafts (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2215 Watercolor (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2220 Figure Drawing (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2227 Painting II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2320 Still Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2141-45 Special Topics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3410 Children and the Visual Arts (3 credits)
Group II (9 credits)
  • ADIM 2230 Drawing as Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2317 Digital Painting (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2322 3D Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3112 Introduction to Multimedia (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3320 Advanced Digital Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3161-63 Independent Study (1-3 credits)

*Students pursuing a double major in Education and Fine and Digital Arts may waive 9 elective credits.

Graphic Design and Advertising Track (51 credits)

Note: Students should take ARTH 1001 (Art and Human Needs) or ARTH 2101 (Looking at Art and Visual Culture) as their "Aesthetics" core requirement.

I. Required Courses (39 credits)
  • ADIM 1110 Drawing I (first year) (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1223 2D Design and Color (first year) (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1311 Graphic Design Advertising Art I (3 credits)
  • ARTH 2124 History of Graphic Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2233 Typography I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2311 Graphic Design Advertising Art II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2318 Digital Art and Design II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3233 Typography II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2315 Web Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2230 Drawing as Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2334 3D Package Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 4312 Art/Design Portfolio Seminar (3 credits)
II. Group I (6 credits)
  • ADIM 2215 Watercolor (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1217 Painting I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1224 Printmaking (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2210 Drawing II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2220 Figure Drawing (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2317 Digital Painting (3 credits)
Group II Electives (6 credits)
  • ADIM 3325 Digital Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2316 Web Design II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3312 Designing for Web & Mobile (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2322 Intro to 3D Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3326 Video Animation & Motion Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3193/3194 Design Internship (3-6 credits)

Interactive Design and Multimedia Track (51 credits)

Note: Students should take COBF 2232 (Evolution of Film Art) or ARTH 2101 (Looking at Art and Visual Culture) as their "Aesthetics" core requirement.

I. Required (39 Credits)
  • ADIM 1223 2-D Design and Color (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2230 Drawing as Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3325 Digital Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • COMM 1421 Writing for the Media (3 credits)
  • COBF 2212 Intro Visual Theory/Technique (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2112 Introduction to Multimedia (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2315 Web Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2316 Web Design II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3312 Designing for Web & Mobile (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2322 Intro to 3D Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3326 Video Animation & Motion Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 4312 Art/Design Portfolio Seminar (3 credits)
II. Group I Electives (6 credits)
  • ADIM 1311 Graphic Design & Advertising I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2233 Typography I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2318 Digital Art and Design II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2311 Graphic Design & Advertising II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2334 3D Package Design (3 credits)
Group II Electives (6 credits)
  • IM 2114 Game Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3322 Computer Animation (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3327 Flash Animation Design (3 credits)
  • COBF 2223 Television Production I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3193/3194 Design Internship (3-6 credits)

Minor Programs in Art, Design and Interactive Media

Minor programs are available in Fine and Digital Arts; Graphic Design and Advertising; Interactive Design and Multimedia; Animation Design; and Web Design. Requirements are as follows:

Fine & Digital Arts Minor (18 credits)

I. Required Courses (6 credits)
  • ADIM 1110 Drawing I (3 credits)
  • ARTH 1101 Art of the Western World OR ARTH 1001 Art and Human Needs (3 credits)
II. Elective Courses (12 credits)
  • ADIM 2215 Watercolor (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1217 Painting I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1219 Sculpture (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1223 2D Design and Color (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1224 Printmaking I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2210 Drawing II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2220 Figure Drawing (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2227 Painting II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2320 Still Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2317 Digital Painting (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art & Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3325 Digital Photography (3 credits)
Graphic Design and Advertising Minor (18 credits)
  • ADIM 1223 2D Design and Color (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1311 Graphic Design & Advertising I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2311 Graphic Design & Advertising II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 1124 History of Graphic Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM XXXX Design Elective (3 credits)
Interactive Design and Multimedia Minor (18 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2112 Introduction to Multimedia (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2322 Intro to 3D Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3326 Video Animation & Motion Graphics (3 credits)
  • COBF 2223 Television Production I (3 credits)
  • COBF 2212 Intro Visual Theory/Technique (3 credits)
Animation Design Minor (18 credits)
  • ADIM 2230 Drawing as Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2322 Intro to 3D Computer Graphics (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2114 Game Design (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3322 Computer Animation (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3326 Video Animation & Motion Graphics (3 credits)
Web Design Minor (18 credits)
  • ADIM 2312 Digital Art and Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2112 Introduction to Multimedia (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3325 Digital Photography (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2315 Web Design I (3 credits)
  • ADIM 2316 Web Design II (3 credits)
  • ADIM 3312 Designing for Web & Mobile (3 credits)
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