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Major Checklist

Computer Art & Animation

Required Courses
  • VIAR 211 - Drawing III 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 312 - Conceptual and Formal Development Through Drawing 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 335 - Media Workshop 3 Credit(s). *
  • VIAR 365 - Introduction to Computer Animation 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 366 - Intermediate Computer Animation 3 Credit(s). Must be taken 2 times.
  • VIAR 465 - Advanced Computer Animation 3 Credit(s). Must be taken 3 times.
  • VIAR 409 - Senior Capstone Art Project I 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 410 - Senior Capstone Art Project II 3 Credit(s).

* One course chosen from 2D VIAR 303, VIAR 335, VIAR 345, or VIAR 396 and one course from 3D VIAR 375, VIAR 365, or VIAR 380.


Concentration Support

Required Courses
  • VIAR 101 - Design I 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 102 - Design II 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 111 - Drawing I 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 112 - Drawing II 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 209 - Sophomore Review 0 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 250 - Introduction to Painting 3 Credit(s). (VIAR 250 or 260. One semester of each must be taken.)
  • VIAR 260 - Introduction to Sculpture 3 Credit(s). (VIAR 250 or 260. One semester of each must be taken.)
  • VIAR 309 - Special Project 1-6 Credit(s). (SP; Sound Design [Required Studio])
  • VIAR 235 - Art and the Computer 3 Credit(s). (FA; Must be taken before concentration classes begin.)

  • HUMN 151 - The Humanistic Tradition I 3 Credit(s). or
  • HUMN 152 - The Humanistic Tradition II 3 Credit(s). or
  • HUMN 300 - Themes in the Humanities 3 Credit(s).

Electives

Electives (3 Credits)

VIAR Elective, Studio Elective

To be chosen from:

  • VIAR 303
Support Elective (3 Credits)

To be chosen from

  • CMCN 330 - Principles of Advertising 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 333 - Digital Photography 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 335 - Visual Communication I 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 338 - Internet Communication 3 Credit(s).
  • DSGN 379 - Principles of Furniture Design 3 Credit(s).
  • DSGN 380 - Hands-on-materials 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 375 - Film Studies: Terms and History 3 Credit(s).
  • THEA 251 - Stagecraft 3 Credit(s).
  • THEA 352 - Scenic Design for the Stage 3 Credit(s).
  • THEA 354 - Costume Design for the Stage 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 276 - Introduction to Music Technology 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 105 - Music Appreciation: Survey of Styles 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 308 - Fundamentals of Music 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 321 - Class Voice I 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 323 - Class Piano for Non-majors 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 325 - Class Guitar I 3 Credit(s).
  • MUS 362 - Creole and Black Music in Louisiana 3 Credit(s).
  • HUMN 300 - Themes in the Humanities 3 Credit(s).
  • Other support course approved by the advisor

Concentration Art History

Required Courses
  • VIAR 121 - Survey of the Visual Arts I 3 Credit(s). (SP)
  • VIAR 122 - Survey of the Arts II 3 Credit(s). (FA)
  • VIAR 220 - Introduction to Modern Art 3 Credit(s). (SP)
  • VIAR 323 - Art Since 1945 3 Credit(s). (FA)

  • VIAR 321 - Studies in Art History 3 Credit(s). or
  • VIAR 422 - Studies in Art History 3 Credit(s).

General Core Requirements

Required Courses
  • ENGL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture 3 Credit(s).
  • MATH 105 - Applied College Algebra 3 Credit(s).
  • UNIV 100 - UNIV 100 - First Year Seminar 3 Credit(s).

Electives

MATH (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from MATH elective 202 and above or STAT 214 and above.

CMCN (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from:

  • CMCN 101 - Oral Communication for International Students 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 212 - Introductory Newswriting 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 202 - Argumentation and Structured Decision-Making 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 203 - Honors Fundamentals 3 Credit(s).
  • CMCN 310 - Public Speaking 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 360 - Advanced Writing 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 365 - Technical Writing 3 Credit(s).
  • THEA 261 - Acting I 3 Credit(s).
BHSC (6 Credits)

Must be chosen from Sociology, Psyc., Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Criminal Justice or Geography. One must be 200-level or above.

  • ANTH 202 - Biological Anthropology 3 Credit(s). (Recommended)
  • ANTH 303 - Archaeology 3 Credit(s). (Recommended)
LIT (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 201 - British Literature I 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 202 - British Literature II 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 203
  • ENGL 204
  • ENGL 205 - American Literature I 3 Credit(s).
  • ENGL 206 - American Literature II 3 Credit(s).
    or foreign language literature and certain 300 level English Literature courses.
SCI (9 Credits)

Must be taken from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL or PHYS) sciences.

  • BIOL 121 - Biological Principles and Issues I 3 Credit(s). (Recommended for Biological) or
  • RRES 150 (Recommended for Biological)
  • GEOL 105 - Geology and Man 3 Credit(s). (Recommended for Physical)
  • GEOL 106 - Earth History 3 Credit(s). (Recommended for Biological or Physical)
HIST (3 Credits)
  • HIST 110 - Global Problems 3 Credit(s). (Recommended)
Additional Elective (3 Credits)

This elective can be any 3 credit course approved by advisor.


Note(s)
* One course chosen from 2D VIAR 303, VIAR 335, VIAR 345 or VIAR 396 and one course from 3D VIAR 375, VIAR 365 or VIAR 380.