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Interdepartmental Major: CIS and Fine Arts

Bachelor of Science in Computer-based Graphic Arts

Computer-based graphic artists are sought-after in the job market. The students who graduate with this degree will have a strong background in artistic (fine arts) and computer (CIS) skills. Computer-based graphic arts are widely used tools in business, industry, and the arts.

The student will have two official advisors—one in the Department of Fine Arts and one in Computer Information Systems—who will help plan the course of study in detail and with frequent consultations.

The general degree requirements are the same as for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, except that the Group I requirement consists of  ENG- W 131, ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, MATH-M 118 or MATH-M 119, PSY-K 300, and Group V Major requirements are replaced by the following:

Group V Interdepartmental Major Requirements (51 cr.)

Group Va

Fine Arts (25 cr.)

  • Select one of the following
    • FINA-F 100 (3 cr.)
    • FINA-F 102 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 250 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 351 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 352 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 353 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 451 (3 cr.)
  • FINA-S 413 (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 414 (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 415 (2 cr.)
  • FINA-S 497 CAPSTONE (1 cr.)
    • participating in the graduating senior exhibition

Computer Information Systems (18 cr.)

  • CSCI-A 106 (3 cr.)
  • CSCI-A 251 (3 cr.)
  • INFO-N 215 (3 cr.)
  • CSCI-A 348 (3 cr.)
  • CSCI-C 390 (3 cr.)
  • Select one of the following
    • CSCI-A 340 (3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 310 (3 cr.)
    • INFO-I 400 (3 cr.)

Group Vb Art History (8 cr.)

  • FINA-A 100 series (history of art) (3 cr.)
  • 300 or 400 level art history (3 cr.)
  • FINA-A 435 Capstone (2 cr.)

For Bachelor of Science degrees, all students must complete the group VI minor.

There is a Bachelor of Arts version of this inter­departmental degree. See the Fine Arts Department section for details.

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