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College of the Arts

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

College of the Arts Courtyard

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree - Option in Visual Communication (ART_BF08)

Six Year Plan - 132 Units Required

- Note: Units for Art 10 do not count toward the degree.

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Art 181 Foundation Drawing
Art 10  Art Matrix
University 100
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Math
3
1
1
3
3
Art 130 Foundation 2D
AH 111A Found. Art History I (GE/C1)
Art 10  Art Matrix
Oral Communication or Composition
GE Critical Thinking

3
3
1
3
3

Total Units
11
Total Units
13
Semester 3
Semester 4
Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing
AH 111B Foundation Art History ll
Art 10  Art Matrix
GE class
GE class

3
3
1
3
3

Art 131 Foundation 3D
Art 223  Lettering/Typography
AH 113A Survey of Asian Art or
AH113B Asian Art History
Art 10  Art Matrix
GE class
3
3
3

1
3
Total Units
13
Total Units
13
Semester 5
Semester 6
Art 187 Foundation Painting
Art 10 Art Matrix
Elective
GE Lab Science
3
1
3
4
Art 318 Typographic Design
Dsgn 368 Hist./Theory of Design
Elective
GE Lab Science
3
3
3
4
Total Units
11
Total Units
10
Semester 7
Semester 8
Art 322A Visual Comm. Design
Art (Upper Div. Out of Specialization)
AH (Upper Div. Art History)
GE class
3
3
3
3
Art 331 Vis. Comm. Des.Concepts
Art 326 Computer Graphics
Art (Upper Div. Out of Specialization)
GE class
3
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
12
Semester 9
Semester 10
Art 323 Vis. Comm. Des. Production
Art 329 Advertising Design
Elective
GE class
3
3
3
3
Art 322B Vis. Comm. Design
Art 325 Package Design
GE Capstone course

3
3
3

Total Units
12
Total Units
9
Semester 11
Semester 12
Art (Choose 1):
     Art 420 Vis.Comm. Dsn. Wkshp   OR
     Art 442 Intshp in Vis. Comm.
     Art 499S Special Studies
Art 422A Adv. Vis. Comm. Design
GE Capstone
3


3
3
3
Art (Choose 1):
     Art 420 Vis.Comm. Dsn. Wkshp   OR
     Art 442 Intshp in Vis. Comm.
     Art 499S Special Studies
Art 422B Adv. Vis. Comm. Design
GE Capstone
3



3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
9