Sample Degree Pathway for Bachelor of Fine Arts - Art Major - Animation & Interactive Media Concentration

For students who entered fall 2017 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)
3
ARTS.1010Art Concepts I Studio
3
ARTS.1130Digital Foundations
3
ARTS.1550Drawing I3
FAHS.1090First Year Experience Seminar1
xxxx.xxxxMath Persp. (MATH) - MATH.1110 (QL) recommended13

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)
3
ARTS.1020Art Concepts II Studio3
ARTS.2010Form and Content (SRE)
3
ARTS.1560Drawing II3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
ARHI.2030History of Art I (AH)
3
ARTS.2200Web Design I3
ARTS.27202D Animation I
3
ARTS.2760Intro to 3D Modeling & Animation3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15/16
ARHI.2040History of Art II3
ARTS.2770 /
ARTS.xxxx
Compositing & Motion Graphics / Concentration Elective3
ARTS.xxxxConcentration Elective3
ARTS.xxxxConcentration Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSciences with Lab Persp. (SCL)
3/4

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
ARTS.2780Interactive Media I3
ARTS.2960Character Layout and Design3
ARHI.2210 /
AEST.2210
20th Century Art (WOC)
3
ARTS.xxxxConcentration Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ARTS.2741Storyboarding & Comics
3
ARTS.3780Interactive Media II3
ARTS.1000 /
xxxx.xxxx
Artbotics / Science with Lab Persp. (SCL)4
ARTS.xxxxConcentration Elective
3
AEST.xxxxAesth / Critical Studies3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
ARTS.4930Senior Studio I (AIL), (CTPS), (IL)3
ARTS.2210Internship
3
AEST.3620Post-Digital Aesthetics
3
ARTS.xxxxConcentration Elective3
xxxx.xxxxSTEM Persp. (STEM)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
ARTS.4980Senior Studio II3
ARTS.3811Game Design I3
ARHI.3520 /
AEST.3520
Contemporary Art & Culture (DCA)
3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)
3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
Total15

Total Minimum Credits = 123

1Quantitative Literacy (QL) is fulfilled outside the Art Department requirements. The department recommends that all majors take MATH.1110 which fulfills both the Math Breadth of Knowledge requirement and the Quantitative Literacy ELO. See QL course listing for a full list of classes that fulfill this requirement. Art students may also satisfy QL by taking ARTS.3820, Art & Design of Data Visualization as a Concentration Elective. (This course is taught biannually).

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Foundation Courses (18 credits)

Core Required Courses (30 credits)

Capstone Courses (6 credits)

Aesthetic & Critical Studies Requirement (18 credits)

Concentration Elective Courses (15 credits)


Last updated: 3/27/2019