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Art and Design, Certificate of Proficiency

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This certificate is available for all UVU students with a particular focus designed to provide high school students an opportunity to obtain a certificate of proficiency in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) field while still enrolled in high school and stack into certificate, associate, and bachelor degrees at UVU. This certificate is meant to help students become college ready; it does not prepare them to be job ready.

Total Program Credits: 16

Discipline Core Requirements: 16 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning  3
or MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
  BIOL 1015 General Biology Laboratory 1
  ART 1120 2D Design 3
  ART 1400 Graphic Computer Applications 3

 Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.5 or above. 
  3. All courses must be completed with grade 'C' or higher.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005

Introduction to Academic Writing

or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts

MATH 1030 or MATH 1050 Quantitative Reasoning or College Algebra 3
ART 1120 2D Design 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ART 1400 Graphic Computer Applications 3
BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
BIOL 1015 General Biology Lab 1
  Semester total: 7
  Degree total: 16


Art and Design

The Art and Design department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Art and Design department, visit their website.

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