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Art and Design - Design/Illustration Emphasis, A.A.S.

Requirements

The Applied Associate in Science is a two-year work-ready degree that helps prepare students for entry level jobs within the Illustration industry. This degree and credits earned can be used to further their studies in a Bachelor of Fine Arts or other programs.

Total Program Credits: 63

Matriculation Requirements:

Portfolio review required for students seeking the AAS - Art and Design - Graphic Design Emphasis (The Portfolio Review occurs after the first year of coursework. Students who do not pass the review may apply the first year of coursework to the AA or AS in Art & Design.)

General Education Requirements: 16 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
 or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
Complete one of the following: (Note: A higher level MATH course may substitute for this requirement) 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  Social or Behavioral Science 3
  Biology or Physical Science 3
  P.E. or Health 1
  ARTH 2710 History of Art to the Renaissance (3) 
or ARTH 2720 History of Art from the Renaissance 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 15 Credits
  ART 1110 Drawing I 3
  ART 1120 2D Design 3
  ART 1130 3D Design 3
  ART 1400 Graphic Computer Applications 3
  ART 1750 Intro to Digital Imaging  3
Emphasis Requirements: 26 Credits
  ART  1210 Spatial Drawing
3
  ART  2220 Imagination and Visual Literacy 3
  ART  2230 Illustrative Media and Techniques I 3
  ART  2240 Illustrative Media and Techniques II 3
  ART  2250 Gestural Drawing  3
  ART  2260 Digital Painting for Illustration I 3
  ART  2270 Figure Drawing I  3
  ART  2280 3D Computer Modeling 3
  ART  200R Art and Design Lecture Series  (1) 2
Emphasis Elective Requirements: 6 Credits
Complete 6 credits of ART/ARTH lower-division electives. Students are strongly encouraged to take either ARTH 2710 or ARTH 2720 (whichever course was not previously taken). 6

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above with no grade lower than a C- in all Art and Design courses.
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. Portfolio Submission.

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 Context 3
ARTH 2710 or ARTH 2720 Choose 1: Art History to the Renaissance/Art History from the Renaissance 3
ART 1120 2D design 3
ART 1110 Drawing 1 3
MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
Social or Behavioral Science GE 3
Biology or Physical Science GE 3
ART 200R Art and Design Lecture Series 1
ART 1400 Graphic Computer Applications 3
ART 1750 Intro to Digital Imaging 3
ART 1210 Spatial Drawing 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ART 1130 3D Design 3
ART 200R Art and Design Lecture Series 1
ART 2630* or ART 1650 Painting I or Watermedia I 3
ART 2230 Illustrative Media & Techniques I 3
ART or ARTH Elective 3
ART or ARTH Elective 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ART 2220 Imagination and Visual Literacy 3
ART 2640* or ART 2650* Painting II or Watermedia II 3
ART 2240 Illustrative Media & Techniques II 3
ART or ARTH Elective Students are strongly encouraged to take either ARTH 2710 or ARTH 2720 (whichever course was not previously taken). 3
ART or ARTH Elective Students are strongly encouraged to take either ARTH 2710 or ARTH 2720 (whichever course was not previously taken). 3
P.E. or Health  Fitness for Life or Personal Health & Wellness recommended 1
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 63

Department

Art and Design

The Art and Design department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information from the Art and Design department, visit their website.

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