Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Design in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) (University Park Only) (120 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2008 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Credits

Semester 2

Credits

ART 110S Ideas as Visual Images

3

ART 111 Ideas as Objects

3

ART 297 (IDS Seminar I)

3

ART 297 (IDS Seminar II)

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

ENGL 015 or 030* (GWS) Composition/Honors Composition

3

Humanities (GH)

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3

Total Credits:

15

Total Credits:

15

Semester 3

Credits

Semester 4

Credits

ART 211Y (W) (US) Intro to New Media/Digital Art Criticism

3

A & A 210 Focused Realization Studio

3

A&A 110 IDS Studio

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

Natural Science (GN)

3

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3

History of the Arts (GA)

3

Quantification (GQ)

3

Total Credits:

15

Total Credits:

15

Semester 5

Credits

Semester 6

Credits

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

A & A 310 Creative Collaboration Studio

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

Humanities (GH)

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

3

Arts list - 400-level

3

History of the Arts (GA)

3

Health and Physical Activity

3

Total Credits:

15

Total Credits:

15

Semester 7

Credits

Semester 8

Credits

A & A 410 IDS Studio Capstone I

4

A & A 411 IDS Capstone II

4

Arts list - Additional Credits

4

Arts list - Supporting Course

3

Arts list - Additional Credits

3

Arts list - Supportng Course

3

ART 476 (US;IL) History and Theory of Digital Art

3

Arts list - 400-level

3

    NaturalScience (GN)
3

Total Credits:

14

Total Credits:

16

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italics indicate courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Bold Italics indicate courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes:  Many art studio courses are repeatable.

*Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

Change of Major Requirements:  A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a successful portfolio review are required to change to AAART.

Portfolio Requirements: Entrance to AAART http://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/howtoapply/sova