Design 3D: Sample 4-Year Plan

The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Art (BFA), 3D Modeling, Motion and Animation Track

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 110: Self and Society Section 10
(Fall only)
ART 101: Observational Drawing
Art 201: Design, Software and Process

Dialogues Coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

ART 202: Figure Drawing
ART 211: 3-D Design
ART 220: Typography

Dialogues Coursework

FALL - Semester 3

OPEN Semester for Design Program courses - No requirements OR
Graphic Design Elective
(6 credit hours - options)
ART 341 Motion Graphics or
Art History Requirement
(9 credit hours - ART 223, ART 224,ART 325, ART 326)
Dialogues Coursework

SPRING - Semester 4

ART 320: Graphic Design I (required)
ART 340: Digital Graphics (any semester when offered)
Art History requirement
(9 credit hours - ART 223, ART 224,ART 325, ART 326)
Dialogues Coursework

FALL - Semester 5

ART 337: Introduction to 3D Modeling, Motion and Animation (required)
Graphic Design Elective
(6 Credit hours - options)
ART 321: Graphic Design II
JINS Course
Elective(s) and/or Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 6

ART 338: Intermediate 3D Modeling, Motion and Animation (required)
Graphic Design Elective
(6 credit hours - options)
ART 420: Graphic Design III or
ART History Requirement
(9 credit hours - ART 223, ART 224, ART 325, ART 326)
Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 7

ART 438: Advanced 3D Modeling, Motion and Animation (required)
Art Studio Requirement (6 credit hours, any semester after ART 101)
Elective(s) and/or Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 8

ART 488: Capstone: Graphic Design (required)
Art Studio requirement (6 credit hours - Any semester after ART 101)
Elective(s) and/or Dialogues coursework


NOTES:

Nine hours of Learning Plan coursework required - must be approved by your program advisor.

The Dialogues curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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