Graphic Design – Area
Area V – Pre-Professional Major and Elective Courses
for Graphic Design Majors at Auburn University,
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
guidelines and restrictions apply:
- No more than 23
hours may transfer in Area V for this 127-degree hour program. A total of 18 hours were specified in
Area V by the AGSC as required for this major; the remaining 5 hours may
be taken as additional art course work or as elective course work.
- Restrictions on
elective transfer hours:
remedial, or technical courses will not transfer
- A maximum of
one computer course may transfer: CIS 146 is strongly recommended.
- A maximum of
four semester hours in physical education may transfer
- No transfer credit will be
awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110
or MATH 112.
- Only courses taught at the
freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other
majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to
pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this
major under Area V (contact Joyce Griffin, Director of CADC Student
Services, 844.5350, email@example.com ).
Because of the
sequential nature of the requirements, it is strongly recommended that students
who plan to transfer to the Graphic Design program take no more than one fall
semester and one spring semester at another institution. Although their credits
will transfer, students may be delayed in the completion of their coursework in
- If the student
is not able to complete the ARTS 1100, 1120, 1210, 1220 courses or
equivalent; and 2 of ARTS 1710, 1720 or 1730 courses or equivalent; then
the student may be approximately one year behind.
Admissions: To continue into the
second level of the Graphic Design Program, Pre-Graphic Design students
must submit an unofficial transcript after completing ARTS 1100, 1120,
1210, 1220 or equivalent; 2 of the Art Histories (ARTS 1710, 1720 or 1730
or equivalent); plus at least 6 hours of Core work. A GPA will be calculated from these
courses and the students with the top GPAs will be admitted into the
second level courses, GDES 2210 and 2220.
- It is highly
recommended that students who plan to transfer to the Graphic Design
Program at Auburn University should submit an application to transfer by
the end of Spring semester when the second level
GPA Competitive Admissions process occurs for the next Fall. Due to the competitive GPA requirement
for admission into the GDES 2110 Typographics
and GDES 2220 Processes courses in the sophomore year, students cannot
take any Graphic Design classes until they complete the courses in the
first year Pre-Graphic Design curriculum model and are accepted in the GPA
admissions process .
completing GDES 2210 and 2220, to be considered for continuation in the
Graphic Design major, students must submit an unofficial transcript
showing the required 2.5 GPA in GDES 2210 and 2220, a portfolio of work
from GDES 2210 and 2220, and a one
page typewritten statement of intent.
- It is highly
recommended that students, who plan to transfer to the Graphic Design
Program at Auburn University, should contact the Office of Student
Services of the College of Architecture, Design and Construction in order
to clarify all academic policies. Telephone: (334) 844-5350 (firstname.lastname@example.org
print this document and attach it to the Graphic Design Articulation
Guide. Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise
the articulation agreement for a major in Graphic Design (B.F.A.) at