Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Design in Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (IDS) (University Park Only) (121 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2015 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
Art 011S First-Year Seminar-School of Visual ArtsNotes for: Art 011S

Art 011S

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
ART 110 Ideas as Visual ImagesNotes for: ART 110

ART 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
AA 105 IDS Seminar INotes for: AA 105

AA 105

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

or ENGL 030* (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
ART 111 Ideas as ObjectsNotes for: ART 111

ART 111

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
AA 106 IDS Seminar IINotes for: AA 106

AA 106

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Arts list

Arts list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
ART 211Y (W) (US) Introduction to Digital Art and Design CriticismNotes for: ART 211Y

ART 211Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A&A 110 IDS StudioNotes for: A&A 110

A&A 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Arts list

Arts list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
History of the Arts (GA)

History of the Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
A&A 210 Focused Realization StudioNotes for: A&A 210

A&A 210

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list-Additional CreditsNotes for: Arts list

Arts list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Arts list

Arts list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Arts list

Arts list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
History of the Arts (GA)

History of the Arts (GA)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
A&A 310 Creative Collaboration StudioNotes for: A&A 310

A&A 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Additional Credits

Additional Credits

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Additional Credits

Additional Credits

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - 400 levelNotes for: 400 level

400 level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
A&A 410 IDS Studio CapstoneINotes for: A&A 410

A&A 410

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Additional credits

Additional credits

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Arts list - Additional CreditsNotes for: Additional credits

Additional credits

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART 476 (US;IL) History and Theory of Digital ArtNotes for: ART 476

ART 476

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 14

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
A&A 411 IDS Capstone IINotes for: A&A 411

A&A 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Arts list - Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts list - 400-levelNotes for: 400 level

400 level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Additional Notes

Total minimum credits required:  121

  • 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

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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