Students are required to complete all 15-18 credits of Foundation courses and 15 credits of 100/200 level Liberal Arts courses before they can begin their junior-level departmental studio courses.
Each department decides which departmental courses students must complete before progressing to junior-level department courses. Students who are placed into ELS 107 are not subject to the same Junior Status Policy requirements.
Students who fail to complete Junior Status requirements by the end of their sophomore year will receive a “Junior Status hold” and may need registration approval.
Foundation courses required
|For Advertising, Communication Design, Photography, Film, and Interior Design Majors||For Art Practice, Craft & Material Studies, and Fashion Design* Majors||For Entertainment Arts (Concept, Game, Animation), Illustration, Product Design, Transportation Design|
|DFN 135 Image Concepts I||DFN 103 Drawing I: Materials & Methods||DFN 101 Drawing I: Rapid Concept|
|DFN 136 Image Concepts II||DFN 104 Drawing II: Drawing as a Practice||DFN 112 Drawing II: Style & Skill|
|DFN 137 2D & 3D Integrated Design Studio||DFN 116 3D Techniques* (Fashion does not require DFN 116 due to the nature of its program.)||DFN 117 2D Design Principles|
|DFN 138 4D Design Studio||DFN 120 Design Color & Context||DFN 118 3D Design Form & Space|
|DFN 139 Color & Light Studies||DFN 121 3D Design Material Manifestation||DFN 119 Digital Techniques|
|DFN 142 Performance Spaces||DFN 119 Digital Techniques||DFN 132 Process & Making|
Liberal Arts courses required
- DEN 101, Composition I
- DEN 102, Composition II
- DEN 239, Survey of World Literature (catalog year, 2021 or earlier)
DAH —, History of Major (i.e. History of Advertising, Photography etc.) (catalog year, 2022 or later)
- DAH 200, Art & Culture: Ages of Discovery
- DAH 201, Visual Narration: Asia or Africa/America