Graphic Design (Bachelor of Fine Arts, B.F.A.)

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
Major Requirements
ART 110Beginning Drawing I3
ART 120Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Introduction to Tools and Techniques2
ART 140Ceramics I3
ART 160Beginning Drawing II3
ART 170Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 205Survey of Art History I3
ART 229Design Software Applications3
ART 250Motion Graphics3
or ART 388 Interactive Design II
ART 255Survey of Art History II3
Select one of the following:3
Intermediate Drawing
Printmaking II
Photography II
Painting II
Illustration II
ART 315Illustration I3
ART 329Graphic Design I3
ART 333Typography3
ART 339Printmaking I3
ART 349Interactive Design I3
ART 359Photography I3
or ART 360 Photography II
ART 369Painting I3
ART 395Graphic Design II3
ART 488Final Portfolio3
ART 492Graphic Design III3
ART 493Internship In Art2-6
ART 494Senior Seminar and Exhibit1
ART 495Graphic Design IV3
Select three additional credit hours in guided art elective3
Select six additional credit hours of Art History6

Program Graduation Requirements

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework. 
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.