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2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

2013-2014 University Catalog Roadmaps - College of the Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art - Option in Graphic Design - 4 Year Plan

 

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Four Year Plan - 132 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Art 130 Foundation Two Dimensional
Art 149 Computer Art OR Elective
Art 181 Foundation Drawing
AH 111A Found. Art History I (GE/C1)
Composition II (A1)
GE Math (B2)
3
3
3
3
3
3
Art 131 Foundation Three Dimensional
Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing
Art 223 Type I: Intro to Typography
AH 111B Found. Art History II (GE/C1)
Oral Communication (A2)
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E)

3
3
3
3
3
3

Total Units
18
Total Units
18
Semester 3
Semester 4 - Apply for BFA Portfolio Review
Take one of: Art 132, 241, 270, or 287
Art 318 Type II: Intermediate Typography
Art 321 Graphic Design I: Intro to Graph. Des.
Art History 112, 113A, 113B, 114, OR 116 GE
Critical Thinking (A3)
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E)

3
3
3
3
3
3

Art 327 Graphic Design II: Inter. Graph. Des.
Art 331 Adversiting I: Intro. To Concept Devel.
Art History 444 History of Graphic Design
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E)
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E)
Elective Class

3
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
18
Total Units
18
Semester 5
Semester 6
Art 334 Graphic Design III: Explor. & Experi.
Art 335 Adversiting II: Intermed. Concept Dev.
Art Upper-Division Outside of Specialization
GE Capstone
GE Lab Science (B1a or B1b)

3
3
3
3
4

Art 336 Graphic Design IV: Develp. & Analy.
Art 337 Graphic Design V: Packaging & Desg.
Art Upper-Division Outside of Specialization
GE Capstone
GE Science (B1aNL or B1bNL)
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
16
Total Units
15
Semester 7
Semester 8

Art 365, 366, 420, 421, 442, 486, OR 499S
Art 419 Media Design: 5D Designing the Futu
Art 423 Graphic Design VI: Advanc. Topics
AH (Upper Division Art History 300-400 Level)
GE Class (C2, D1a, D1b, D2, or E)

3
3
3
3
3
Art 365, 366, 420, 421, 442, 486, OR 499S
Art 424 Advertising III: Advanced Topics
Elective Class
Elective Class
Elective Class
3
3
3
3
3
Total Units
15
Total Units
15