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    University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  Feb 21, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Art: Graphic Design, B.F.A.

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Students in the sculpture concentration engage the physical world through a broad range of making strategies with a focus on conceptual intent and material exploration. Students develop a strong knowledge of fabrication processes in both traditional and nontraditional media and investigate contemporary concepts in the field through installation, performance, interdisciplinary processes, and emerging forms. At the upper level students contribute to the changing discourse of sculpture through a series of specialized topics courses.

General Education

(see Certified General Education Courses  for a list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)

  •  Complete one approved course in each subcategory

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course

Program Requirements

Elective hours in art to total 81 hours

Additional Information and Notes

ART 2900, Portfolio Review, is required in Sophomore year.

2.5 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

Participation in senior art exhibition.

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses

Total Hours 120

See Degree and Graduation Requirements for additional requirements.

*Also satisfies requirement in the major.

#Also satisfies general education requirement.

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