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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog

Majors

Digital Arts and Sciences (Fine Arts)
College: Fine Arts
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Hours for Degree: 120
Minor: No
Combined-Degree Program: Yes
Website: www.arts.ufl.edu/art

It is important that any students interested in digital arts and science confer with the adviser in the School of Art and Art History regarding this program. The rapid pace of technological development may necessitate periodic updates to the specific course titles and numbers published. Consequently, the curriculum outlined in this catalog should be regarded as an outline. Currently updated curriculum sheets from the adviser and SASS audits are the most reliable form for this major.

Semester 1:

  • 2.0 UF GPA
  • Complete a total of 9 hours (ART 1802C, ART 1803C) or a total of 6 hours of any ART or PGY or GRA course at the 2000 level with a grade of B or better.

Semester 2:

  • 2.5 UF GPA
  • Complete 4 of 10 critical courses (ART 2305C, ART 2931C, ARH 2050, ARH 2051, ART 2932C, ART 2757C or ART 2930C, ART 2933C, GRA 2111C, PGY 2101, ART 2501 or 2401C) with a grade of B or better

Semester 3:

  • 2.75 UF GPA
  • Complete 4 additional critical courses with a grade of B or better

Semester 4:

  • 3.0 UF GPA
  • Complete 2 additional critical courses with a grade of B or better
  • Complete the CLAST exam or be exempted

To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which will be bold.

Suggested semester-by-semester plan

Semester 1Credits
ART 1802C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Lecture3
ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research and Practice: Studio6
Composition (GE)3
Total 12
Semester 2 Credits
ART 2305C Drawing: Form and Space3
ART 2931C Digital Montage3
ARH 2050 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 1 (GEH, I)3
GRA 2111C Graphic Design: Visual Dynamics3
MAC 1147 Precalculus: Algebra and Trigonometry (GE)4
Total 16
Semester 3Credits
ART 2932C Time-based Media3
ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Conceptualization or
ART 2930C Special Topics in Art: Sculpture
3
ARH 2051 Introduction to the Principles and History of Art 2 (GE–H,I)2
ART 2501C Painting: Investigations in Color or
ART 2401C Printmaking: Color Theory
3
CGS 2414 Computer Programming Using JAVA3
Total 15
Semester 4 Credits
ART 2933C Digital Art and Animation3
ART/PGY/GRA 2000-level studio elective3
PGY 2101 Visual Literacy: Photography3
CGS 3063 Computers and Modern Society (GE–S) 3
Mathematics (GE)3
Total 15
Semester 5 Credits
ART 4930C Special Topics: Digital Production Studio 13
CGS 3032 Interactive Modeling and Animation 13
Physical or Biological Science (GE)3
Interdisciplinary elective2
ART/PGY 3/4000-level studio elective3
Total 14
Semester 6Credits
ART 4903C Special Topics: Digital Production Studio 2 3
ART/PGY 3/4000-level studio elective3
CGS 3033 Interactive Modeling and Animation 23
CGS 2032 Math, Art and Computing3
Physical or Biological Science (GE)3
Interdisciplinary elective2
Total 17
Semester 7Credits
ART 4930C Special Topics: Digital Production Studio 33
ART/PGY3/4000-level studio elective4
Interdisciplinary electives 4
ARH 445#, 47##, or 3620
Twentieth century art course (GE–H, I)
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE)3
Total 16
Semester 8Credits
ART 4930C Special Topics: Digital Production Studio 43
ART 4955C Senior Project1
MUL 2010 Introduction to Music Literature (GE–H, I)3
MUC 4XXX Music and Sound Design for Digital Media3
Social and Behavioral Science (GE)3
Interdisciplinary elective2
Total 15