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2014-2015 University Catalog Roadmaps - College of the Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Design - 4 Year Plan

Four Year Plan - 120 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 - Select an Area of Focus (Interior or Industrial) Semester 2
DESN 120A Foundation Two Dimensional 3 DESN 120B Foundation Three Dimensional 3
DESN 132A Perspective/Rendering 3 DESN 132B Perspective/Rendering 3
DESN 141 or DESN 150 Drafting  3 AH 111B Found Art Hist or DESN 110 (GE/C1) 3
AH 111A Found Art Hist I or DESN 110 (GE C1) 3 DESN 151 Industrial Design Materials/Tools 2
    GE Class 3
Total Units 12 Total Units 14
Semester 3 Semester 4
DESN 246 (A) OR DESN 156 (B) Computer Ora 3 DESN 255 20 Computer Aided Graphics 3
DESN 232A Rapid Visualization 3 LO Elective 3
LO Elective 3 LO Elective 3
GE Class 3 GE Class 3
GE Class 3 GE Class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 5 Semester 6
DESN History (Choose DESN 368 or 369) (Sp) 3 DESN History (Choose DESN 367 or 370) (Fall) 3
DESN 346 (A) 30 Modeling or DESN 356 (B)
Computer Aided Design
3 LO or UD Elective 3
UD Elective 3 LO or UD Elective 3
UD Elective 3 GE Class 3
GE Class 3 GE Class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
DESN 360A Environmental Comm Design (Fall) 3 DESN History (Choose DESN 368 or 369) (Sp) 3
DESN History (Choose DESN 367 or 370) (Fall) 3 DESN 450 BA Senior Project (Spring Only) 3
UD Elective 3 DESN 3608 Adv . Environ Comm Design (Spring Only) 3
GE Capstone 3 GE Capstone 3
GE Class 3 GE Capstone 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15

For information on specific BA in Design tracks, please consult a Design advisor.