BFA - Design - Degree Map

1st Year

Fall Semester

  • Gen Ed – ENG 101 - 3 credits
  • Gen Ed - 3 credits
  • AR 206 Studio I - 3 credits
  • AR 208 Drawing - 3 credits
  • AAA - 3 credits

Spring Semester

  • Gen Ed - MATH - 3 credits
  • Gen Ed – ENG 102 - 3 credits
  • AR 207 Studio II - 3 credits
  • AR 281 Beg. Digital Photo - 3 credits
  • AR 105 Intro Art Crit - 3 credits

2nd Year

Fall Semester

    • Gen Ed - 3 credits
    • Gen Ed - 3 credits
    • AR 209 Drawing - 3 credits
    • Art History - 3 credits
    • AR 202 InDesign - 3 credits

    Spring Semester

    • Gen Ed - SCI - 4 credits
    • Gen Ed - 3 credits
    • AR 308 Drawing - 3 credits
    • Art History - 3 credits
    • AR 310 Photo Shop - 3 credits

    3rd Year

    Fall Semester

    • Gen Ed - SCI - 4 credits
    • 2D Art elective - 3 credits
    • AR301 Typography OR AR 312 Design for Internet - 3 credits
    • Art History - 3 credits
    • 3D Art elective - 3 credits

    Spring Semester

    • Gen Ed -  4 credits
    • AR 306 Illustrator - 3 credits
    • AR 401 Adv. Graphic Design - 3 credits
    • AR 309 Drawing - 3 credits
    • Art History - 3 credits

    4th Year

    Fall Semester

    • Gen Ed - 3 credits
    • Gen Ed - 3 credits
    • 3D Art elective - 3 credits
    • 2D Art Elective - 3 credits
    • Electives - 1-3 credits

    Spring Semester

    • AR 498 Prof. Seminar - 3 credits
    • Graphic Design Thesis - 9 credits
    • Electives - 3 credits

    NOTES:

    • Most courses in the freshman year can be interchanged between Fall and Spring
    • Students should check with their advisor to ensure their major area will be offered in the semesters indicated and adjust accordingly if the emphasis course if off-rotation
    • Gen Ed courses can be taken in any of the designated semesters; science classes should be taken earlier than indicated if the students has completed Math
    • Courses in Bold must be taken in the semester indicated in order to complete in 4 years
    • Drawing courses, art electives & courses within the emphasis area may also be available in summer using the AR 379 prefix; these course will be substituted for required courses as needed
    • *one of these art history classes must be AR 367 Women Artists in Art History OR Performance Art
    • See degree plan for acceptable 2D and 3D electives for this major

    This degree map may change at any time, and ASU does not guarantee its accuracy. Always consult with your major advisor before registering for courses.