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2013-2014 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art: Graphic Design Option (B.F.A.)


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An option in the Art (B.F.A.) offerings.

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Art: Graphic Design Option: 80 semester hours

Graphic Design Selective Admissions Entrance Requirements
Students wishing to major in Graphic Design are required to apply for admission into the Junior (3rd) year of the program. Freshman and sophomore year, or “Pre-Graphic Design,” remains open to all who wish to enroll. Entrance into the Junior (3rd) year of the program, or the “Graphic Design Program,” is determined by the Graphic Design Selective Admissions Committee. Admission to the program is limited to those students who have satisfied the specific course requirements (ART 1000, 1001, 1110, 1111, 2500, 2601, 2602, 2910, 2920, 3 credit hours from 2050 or 2560, and ENG 1001G and 1002G), have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 for all coursework, and a minimum GPA of 2.75 for all Art coursework, and submit an art and design digital portfolio. The art and design digital portfolio will be reviewed and ranked by the Graphic Design Selective Admissions Committee. The art and design digital portfolio must receive a score by the Selective Admissions Committee of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Admission into the program is based on a comparative scoring system of performance in the above requirements (cumulative GPA, Art GPA, completion of required coursework, art and design digital portfolio).

Exceptions to these requirements can be made only in response to written requests and the subsequent review and recommendation of the Graphic Design Selective Admissions Committee.

Core Requirements


The Graphic Design option requires a total of 80 semester hours and consists of the following.

3 semester hours of Studio Art electives from:


3.) 9 Semester Hours of Art History:


3 Semester Hours of Art History elective chosen from:


3 Additional Semester Hours of Art History elective numbered at the 3610 level or above (See Footnote 1)


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