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    Dec 05, 2022  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies, BA

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Admission requirements

In addition to the university admission requirements, applicants to the College of Visual Arts and Design must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Freshman applicants must have a verbal SAT score of 450 or higher, or an English ACT score of 18 or higher.
  • Transfer applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Applicants have the opportunity to submit a one-page support document/image that may be taken into consideration during the admission process. At the time of application, this optional document/image should be submitted to
    • Under exceptional circumstances applicants who do not meet the preceding requirements may be admitted into the College of Visual Arts and Design based on the strength of this optional support document/image.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 total semester hours, 42 of which must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Visual Arts and Design  requirements.

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Most external courses have prerequisites and/or are open only to students minoring in those disciplines. Consult current course descriptions for more information.

Other course requirements



Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum Requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Visual Arts and Design Student Services Office, Art Building, Room 111.

Minor requirements

Students must pursue a minor outside of the College of Visual Arts and Design. Students should select a minor that corresponds to their ultimate career goal, such as marketing , merchandising (fashion emphasis) , business , archaeology , anthropology , computer education , management , history , or journalism .

Other requirements

  • 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT.
  • 18 hours of art (including 12 advanced) must be completed at UNT.
  • Transfer course work to be substituted for required art courses must be approved by a student’s faculty advisor during the degree plan process.
  • A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in all art courses; only grades of C or better in art courses will count toward degree requirements.

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