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 (including those transferring from another major within the university) must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Students who do not meet the minimum requirements listed above may submit a one-page support document/images that may be taken into consideration during the admission process. At the time of the application, this optional document/images should be submitted to https://cvadforms.unt.edu/cvad-entry-requirements. Applicants admitted under these circumstances will be admitted on a conditional basis. They will be required to earn a GPA of 2.5 during their first semester to continue as a major or pre-major in the college.
or any 1000- or 2000-level ART, ADES or ASTU course
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. Internships are strongly recommended for all IADS majors. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Visual Arts and Design Student Services Office, Art Building, Room 232.
Students must choose from management or leadership of community and non-profit organizations.
A grade of C or above must be earned in the “major requirements” in the IADS degree as listed in the UNT Catalog to be considered for credit toward the CVAD degree. This grade requirement also includes courses completed in residence or transferred to UNT.