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2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog
William Paterson University
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

Art - Graphic & Interactive Design, BFA


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Required Credits in Major: 99

Program Code: BFA-ART-GID

Pioneer Success Seminar


Required Course: 1

University Core Curriculum (Art BFA)


The Art BFA has a reduced University Core Curriculum Requirement:

  • UCC Area 2A - Expression: Arts and Communication; Not required for Art BFA students.
  • UCC Area 3C - Ways of Knowing: Social and Behavioral Science; Only one (1) course required.
  • UCC Area 5: Community and Civic Engagement: Not required for Art BFA students.

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Students in the Art BFA program do not need to complete the University World Languages requirement.

Art BFA Studio Foundation Requirement


Required Credits: 15

Art BFA Art History Requirement


Required Credits: 15

Take four (4) required courses and one (1) elective.

Art BFA Two Dimensional 2000-Level Elective Requirement


Required Credits: 12

Select four (4) courses.

Art BFA Three Dimensional 2000-Level Elective Requirement


Require Credits: 9

Select three (3) courses.

Graphic & Interactive Design Elective Requirement


Required Credits: 15

Select five (5) courses, 3000/4000 level within Drawing, Painting & Printmaking specialization.

Art BFA Studio Elective Requirement


Required Credits: 27

Select nine (9) courses; no more than three (3) courses may be from the Communications discipline.

Art BFA Capstone Requirements


Required Credits: 6

Technology Intensive Requirement (Art BFA/BA)


Required Courses: 2

One Technology Intensive course is completed as part of the Art BFA/BA program requirments: ARTS 1800  

On additional Technology Intensive course is required for graduation.

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Writing Intensive Requirement (Art BFA/BA)


Required Courses: 4

One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core Curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100  

One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the Art BFA/BA program requirements: ARTS 4930   or ARTS 4940  

Two additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.

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