Oct 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Art and Design (B.A.) Articulation with Ivy Tech, Requirements & 2-Yr Plan


This agreement is effective January 1, 2021.

Program Requirements


  1. Completion of the A.S. in Visual Communication from Ivy Tech Community College is required for admission to the B.A. in Art and Design degree. Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and no courses with a grade below C- in the associate degree.
  2. Upon admission to Purdue University Fort Wayne, a departmental entrance portfolio will be required.  
  3. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better for graduation.  In addition, students must have a minimum grade of C- or better on all AD classes, including Art History, for credit towards their degree.  Classes below a C- grade may be retaken for a qualifying grade as needed.
  4. For a bachelor’s degree, registration in and completion of at least 33 credits of resident course credit at the Second Year Studio Foundation level or above, including at least 15 credits at the Junior level or above, in courses applicable to the major is required.
  5. All students in the Art and Design program are expected to meet the same student learning outcomes and program requirements. Additional program requirements exist for all students in Art and Design; see the Program Description page for Art and Design for additional details.  
  6. You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.
  7. List of courses required at PFW; total credits in program = 120.

Required Courses


  • ENGL 23301   Intermediate Expository Writing 3 cr
  • Liberal Arts Electives 18 cr
  • Gen Ed Capstone (C.8)  3 cr
  • AD 22301   Figure Drawing I 3 cr
  • AD 22501   Painting Fundamentals I 3 cr
  • AD XXXXX Art History Electives 6 cr  (see Art & Design program page for a list of options)
  • AD XXXXX 3D Studio Electives 6 cr  (see Art & Design program page for a list of options)
  • AD XXXXX Advanced Studio Electives 18 cr  (see Art & Design program page for a list of options) 

2-Yr Plan, Fall 3rd Year:


ENGL 23301    Intermediate Expository Writing
AD 22301    Figure Drawing I
AD 22501    Painting Fundamentals I
AD XXXXX  Art History Elective
AD XXXXX  3D Studio Elective

Total credits = 15

Spring 3rd Year:


AD XXXXX  Art History Elective
AD XXXXX  3D Studio Elective
AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective

Total Credits = 15

Fall 4th Year:


AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective

Total credits = 15

Spring 4th Year:


AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
AD XXXXX  Advanced Studio Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective
XX XXXXX  Liberal Arts Elective
Gen Ed Capstone (C.8)

Total credits = 15