Art and Design (Bachelor) (12ADNB)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
D 100 Design Thinking 3 D 105 First Year Studio II 1,9 6
D 104 First Year Studio I 1, 9 6 MA 111 Precalculus, Algebra and Trigonometry A 3
ENG 101 Acad. Writing & Research 9,H 4 ADN 281 Basic Drawing I 2,9 3
ADN 219 Digital Imaging 2,9 3 GEP Health and Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ADN 202 Sophomore Studio Series 1,9 3 ADN 204 Sophomore Studio Series 1,9 3
ADN 203 Sophomore Studio Series 1,9 3 ADN 205 Sophomore Studio Series 1,9 3
ADN Advised Elective 3,4 3 ADN Advised Elective 3,4 3
Advanced Writing 6 3 History of Art, History of Design5 3
GEP Mathematical Sciences Requirement A 3 GEP Natural Sciences Requirement B 3
15 15

Junior Year-International Experience 8 recommended

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Design Studio 1,9 6 Design Studio 1,9 6
GEP Natural Sciences Requirement B 4 GEP Social Sciences Requirement D 3
Design Advised Core7 3 GEP Humanities Requirement C 3
GEP Social Sciences RequirementD 3 ADN 418 Contemporary Issues in Art & Design 2,9 3
Free Elective 2
18 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Design Studio3,9 6 Design Studio 1,9 6
Design Advised Core7 3 Design Elective7 3
ADN 493 Senior Lecture 1,9 3 GEP Humanities Requirement C 3
GEP Addl. Breadth Requirement F 3 GEP Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
15 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*G,I,J,K: 120

Bachelor of Art and Design Major/Program Footnotes:

Total requirements for graduation: 120 credit hours

Art and Design Studio: 48 credit hours

  1. One (1) six-credit–hour studio or two (2) three-credit-hour is required each semester; no more than six-credit-hours of studio may be taken in any semester. Thirty six (36) credit hours of studios beyond required First Year Experience (D 104, D 105) are required for a total of forty-eight (48) studio credit hours. All sections of ADN 202, ADN 203, ADN 204 and ADN 205 must be taken in sophomore year to complete the Sophomore Studio Series. The Art+Design Sophomore Studio Series focuses on the creative disciplines foundations taught at the intermediate and advance level Art+Design electives and studios. The Sophomore Studio Series courses include: Visual Composition (ADN 202), Sequential Imaging (ADN 203), Applied Creative Processes (ADN 204) and Interactive Media (ADN 205). The other four (4) studio courses may be selected from ADN 460, ADN 470, ADN 480, ADN 490, ADN 560, ADN 570, or one swing studio course from: ARC 400, GD 201, GD 202, ID 201, or LAR 400. No more than one non-ADN studio course can fulfill the studio requirement.

  Art and Design Required Core Classes: 24 credit hours

  1. Twelve (12) credit hours of required Art and Design Core courses include: ADN 219, ADN 281, ADN 418, and ADN 493.
  2. An additional three (3) credit hours of Digital Media or Fibers and Textiles Elective beyond ADN 219 is required, selected from: ADN 311, ADN 319, ADN 419, ADN 411, ADN 492, ID 215, ID 315, ID 415, ARC 251, or TAM 271.
  3. An additional three (3) credit hours of Drawing Elective beyond ADN 281 are required, selected from ADN 411, ADN 481, ADN 492, ID 318, ID 418, and ARC 251.
  4. One survey course (3 credit hours) in Art History or Design History is required. Select from the following: ADN 475, ADN 492, HA 202, HA 203, HA 298, ARC 141, GD 203, ID 244 or LAR 444.
  5. Advanced Writing (3 credit hours) select one: ENG 287, 288, 292, 316, 323, 325.

Art and Design Advised Electives: 9 credit hours

  1. Nine (9) hours of ADN Advised Electives required in addition to the required first year ADN 281, ADN 219, and second year ADN Advised Electives in Drawing and Digital Media. Select courses from ADN 112, 212, 220, 221, 224, 226, 272, 273, 276, 274, 292, 311, 312, 319, 372, 384, 386, 411, 414, 415, 419, 423, 481, and 494.

International Experience Requirement

  1. The Spring semester of Junior year opens the opportunity to fulfill the College’s International Experience requirement. Please consult your advisor and the Department Head.
  2. A grade of C- or higher is required.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.  University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – includes MA 111 and one course from the University approved Mathematical Sciences course list)

B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab) Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list

E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.

F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists) __Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences course lists

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Satisfied by courses taken as part of the major requirements.

H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements (but do not count towards minimum credit hours)

I. U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.

J. Global Knowledge (GK) Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.

K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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