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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies, BA


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Entering Students

Entering students interested in majoring in the College of Visual Arts and Design will be classified as pre-majors.

Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies

To be admitted to the interdisciplinary art and design studies major (and to be eligible to enroll in advanced art courses), a pre-major must meet all the following requirements:

Complete a minimum of 30 hours of college courses (including the following) and:

  1. Complete the following with a grade of C or better:
  2. Have at least a 2.5 GPA on required ART courses; and
  3. Have a minimum 2.0 UNT grade point average.

General Degree Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts with a major in interdisciplinary art and design studies must meet the following requirements.

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 “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Visual Arts and Design  requirements.

Major Requirements:


Completion of at least 48 hours of art to include:


Menu 1:


6 hours from:

  • ANTH 2100
  • ARCH 2500
    or
  • any 1000- or 2000-level ART, ADES, or ASTU course.

Menu 2:


12 hours from:

(With at least 9 hours outside of the College of Visual Arts and Design)

Note:

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:


None.

Minor Requirements:


Students must pursue a minor outside of the College of Visual Arts and Design. The following minors are strongly recommended: archaeology , advertising, anthropology , communications , journalism , language, history  (including area studies minors) and sociology  .

Electives:


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.

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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