Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

School of Communication & Creative Arts - Online Program

Department of Studio & Digital Arts

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Department of Studio & Digital Arts is to produce visual artists, graphic designers and art educators rooted in a Christ-centered perspective that governs every decision, action and work of art they undertake in the field of visual art.


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

PURPOSE
The purpose of the Graphic Design major is to strive to prepare students who will:

  1. Use their professional skills to complement their moral and ethical values;
  2. Possess both theoretical and historical understanding of studio and digital arts; and
  3. Make practical application of knowledge in professional and personal contexts as a communicator in the field of visual art.

PORTFOLIO ADMISSION PROCESS
Prior to submitting portfolio, students must take the following required courses: ARTS 113, ARTS 114, ARTS 211, ARTS 222 and ARTS 223.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will be able to:

  1. Analyze visual imagery in relation to a variety of contexts.
  2. Articulate the meaning of visual imagery.
  3. Create visual imagery using digital practices, while maintaining a Christian worldview.

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