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College of the Arts

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

College of the Arts Courtyard

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree - Option in Visual Communication (ART_BF08)

Five Year Plan - 132 Units Required

- Note: Units for Art 10 do not count toward the degree.

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
Art 130 Foundation 2D
Art 181 Foundation Drawing
Art 10  Art Matrix
University 100
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Math
3
3
1
1
3
3
Art 131 Foundation 3D
AH 111A Found. Art History Il(GE/C1)
Art 10  Art Matrix
Oral Communication or Composition
GE Critical Thinking
GE Class

3
3
1
3
3
3

Total Units
14
Total Units
16
Semester 3
Semester 4
Art 184 Foundation Life Drawing
AH 111B Foundation Art History ll
Art 10  Art Matrix
GE class
GE class

3
3
1
3
3

Art 223 Lettering/Typography
Art 187 Foundation Painting
AH 113A Survey of Asian Art or
AH113B Asian Art History l
Art 10 Art Matrix
GE class
GE class
3
3
3

1
3
3
Total Units
13
Total Units
16
Semester 5
Semester 6
Art 318 Typographic Design
Art 321 Graphic Design
AH (Upper Div. Art History)
Art 10 Art Matrix
GE Lab Science

3
3
3
1
4

Art 331 Vis. Comm. Des.Concepts
Art 349 Computer Art
Art (Upper Div. Out of Specialization)
Dsgn 368 Hist./Theory of Design
GE Lab Science
3
3
3
3
4
Total Units
14
Total Units
16
Semester 7
Semester 8
Art 334 Graphic Design III
Art 329 Advertising Design
Art (Upper Div. out of Specialization)
GE Class
3
3
3
3
Art 336 Graphic Design IV
Art 337 Graphic Design V
GE Class
GE Capstone course
3
3
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
12
Semester 9
Semester 10
Art (Choose 1):
        Art 420 Vis.Comm. Dsn. Wkshop  
        Art 442 Intshp in Vis. Comm.   OR
        Art 499S Special Studies
Art 423 Graphic Design IV
Elective
GE Capstone
3



3
3
3
Art (Choose 1):
        Art 420 Vis.Comm. Dsn. Wkshop  
        Art 442 Intshp in Vis. Comm.   OR
       Art 499S Special Studies
Art 424 Advertisting III
Elective
GE Capstone

3



3
3
3

Total Units
12
Total Units
12