Graphic Communications, Associate in Fine Arts Degree

Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec

This program is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year art school or the University of Missouri-St. Louis and earn a bachelor of fine arts degree. The program includes concept origination and development; use of computers; logos, point-of-purchase, package and publication design; printing techniques and processes. Persons interested in this program should possess a strong interest in the visual world and a desire to produce work using traditional as well as non-traditional techniques.

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Program of Study

General Education
ENG 101College Composition I3
ENG 102College Composition II3
or COM 101 Oral Communication I
XXX xxxMissouri State Requirement3
XXX xxxScience Elective3
Select one of the following:3-4
Intermediate Algebra (140 level or higher) 1
Science Elective
Physical Education Activity
Select 2 credit hours2
Program Requirements
ART 107Design I2
ART 108Design II2
ART 109Drawing I3
ART 110Drawing II3
ART 111Figure Drawing I3
ART 112Figure Drawing II3
ART 131Computer Art Studio3
ART 133Graphic Design I3
ART 134Graphic Design II3
ART 138Drawing for Graphics2
ART 239Illustration I3
ART 240Illustration II3
ART 233Graphic Design III3
ART 234Graphic Design IV3
ART 245Portfolio Design and Professional Practices2
ART 135Graphic Production2
ART 236Typography2
AT 242History of Graphic Communications3
Total Credit Hours65-66

1 It is recommended that students intending to transfer to an undergraduate art program requiring math should verify transfer institution requirements.  Consultation with advisors at the transfer institution is strongly advised.