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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art - Option in Illustration - Animation Track - 4 Year Plan

 

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Four Year Plan - 132 Units Required

Courses in bold must be completed with a C or higher to meet major specific admission criteria.

2.5 overall GPA; 3.0 GPA in all art/art history courses required for admission to major.

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1 Semester 2
ART 130 Foundation Two Dimensional 3 ART 131 Foundation Three Dimensional 3
ART 181 Foundation Drawing 3 ART 184 Foundation Life Drawing 3
AH 111A or 111B Foundation Art History I or ll (GE/C1) 3 AH 111A or 111B Foundation Art History I or ll (GE/C1) 3
GE Foundation: Comp II (A1), Oral Comm (A2), or Critical Thinking (A3) 3 GE Foundation: Comp II (A1), Oral Comm (A2), or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Math (B2) 3 GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E) 3
    Elective 1
Total Units 15 Total Units 16
Semester 3 Semester 4 - Take Writing Proficiency Exam
ART 271 Introduction to Rendering 3 ART 371A Illustration 3
ART 287 Introduction to Painting 3 ART 372 Anatomy for Artists 3
ART 291 Introduction to Animation 3 ART 391 Animation 1 3
AH 112, 113A*, 113B^, 114, or 116^ 3 GE Lab Science (B1a or B1b) 4
GE Foundation: Comp II (A1), Oral Comm (A2), or Critical Thinking (A3) 3 GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E) 3
Total Units 18 Total Units 18
Semester 5 Semester 6
ART 393 Character Design or ART 418 Visual Development 3 ART 390* Drawing: Figures in Context 3
ART 392 Animation 2 or ART 476^ Experimental Animation 3 ART 392, 393, 426, 476^, or 482 3
ART 371B, 373, 382, 383, 384, 385, 416, 417, 418 427, 478^, or 499E 3 ART 472 Storyboarding 3
GE Science (B1aNL or B1bNL) 3 GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E) 3
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E) 3 GE Capstone Class (F) 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Units 18 Total Units 18
Semester 7 Semester 8
ART 371B, 373, 382, 383, 384, 385, 416, 417, 418 427, 478^, or 499E 3 ART 392, 393, 426, 476^, or 482 3
ART 499E Special Studies 3 ART 371B, 373, 382, 383, 384, 385, 416, 417, 418 427, 478^, or 499E 3
AH (Upper Division Art History 300-­‐400 Level) 3 AH (Upper Division Art History 300-­‐400 Level) 3
ART 311 Writing About Visual Art (GE/F) 3 ART 491E Animation Senior Project 1
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E) 3 GE Capstone Class (F) 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Units 18 Total Units 16

^Course typically offered in Fall semester only

*Course typically offered in Spring semester only

Capstone Recommendations: FEA 318: Theory of Fiction and Film; FEA 346: The European Cinema of Communism, Facism, and Resistance; FEA 486: Alternative Media, THEA 324: Theatre Today

Suggested Electives: FEA 322: Diverse Media: Writing and Production; THEA 262: Beginning Movement for the Actor