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Major Checklist

New Media & Digital Art

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). Must be taken 2 times.
  • VIAR 365 - Introduction to Computer Animation 3 Credit(s).
  • VIAR 435 - Advanced Media Workshop 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).

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 - 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 235 - Art and the Computer 3 Credit(s). (FA; Must be taken before concentration classes begin.)
  • VIAR 309 - Special Project 1-6 Credit(s). (VIAR 309 Sound Design) (SP)

  • 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

Studio Electives (3 Credits)

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.

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 State 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 - 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, Psychology, 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.