Jun 26, 2019  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Commercial Art (A.S.)


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Program: A.S. in Commercial Art
Department of Visual Arts/Visual Communication and Design Program
School of Visual and Performing Arts

Visual Arts Building 213 ~ 260-481-6709 ~ www.ipfw.edu/vpa

This two-year program helps an individual prepare for entry-level employment opportunities in the applied arts, including illustration, layout, package design, display/exhibit design, and computer imaging. An exit portfolio review is required of all A.S. degreeseeking students. Upon completion of the A.S. program and a successful portfolio presentation, a student may choose to enter the B.F.A. program in computer art, graphic design, or photography.

To earn the A.S. in commercial art, students must fulfill the requirements of IPFW and the School of Visual and Performing Arts, complete curriculum requirements, and earn a grade of C or better in each required VCD course.

IPFW General Education Requirements Credits: 18


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

  • Quantitative reasoning course Credits: 3

Areas II–IV Credits: 9


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

Studio Credits: 27


  • Studio electives in VCD or FINA Credits: 6
  • FINA P226 - Painting Fundamentals II Credits: 3

Total Credits: 63


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