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2 Scenius is like genius, only embedded in a scene rather than in genes. Brian Eno suggested the word to convey the extreme creativity that groups, places or "scenes" can occasionally generate. His actual definition is: "Scenius stands for the intelligence and the intuition of a whole cultural scene. It is the communal form of the concept of the genius." Individuals immersed in a productive scenius will blossom and produce their best work. When buoyed by scenius, you act like genius. Your like- minded peers, and the entire environment inspire you.

3 CREATIVITY

4 Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. George Lois George Lois

5 DESIGN

6 To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master. Milton Glaser Milton Glaser

7 DADAA The Department of Art + Design Art History Art Education

8 DADAA Student centered Comprehensive Progressive Outstanding teachers, scholars and staff Metropolitan

9 DADAA Three majors Soon to be offering six different degree programs Traditional media and technology driven courses Three Professional Art Galleries, two students exhibition spaces Day, evening, online, minimester and summer offerings Studio, teaching, writing and research within one department Ten concentrations in Art + Design with an 11th being developed The Art + Design major will have 3 types of degree options –The 45 credit general studies degrees –The credit BS/BA concentrations –The 81 credit specialized BFA concentrations –Students may choose to stay with their current catalog or move forward

10 DADAA Being Progressive Means Change Maintaining Quality Means Rigor Not everyone can be a graphic designer

11 DADAA DESIGN is all of these: Sculpture Interdisciplinary Object Design Metalsmithing and Jewelry Interactive Media Design Painting, Drawing and Printmaking Photo Imaging Digital Art and Design Graphic Design Illustration Art Education Art History

12 DADAA CHANGE: The new BFA Program in Art + Design The new BS Program in Art + Design The Ceramics concentration is not accepting new students The new Interdisciplinary Object Design concentration Printmaking is being combined with Painting and Drawing Many areas of study will be more competitive Many changes only affect students in the catalog. The catalog does not reflect new Art + Design requirements or degree offerings.

13 DADAA Current BS degree in Art + Design: 69 – 72 credits New BFA degree in Art + Design: 81 credits New Art + Design general tracks: 45 credits New BS degrees in Art + Design: 54 – 60 credits (Sculpture, Inter. Object Design, Metals. And Jewelry, PDP and Photo Imaging only)

14 DADAA BFA: the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. Bachelor of Fine Arts, is also identify in some countries the Bachelor of Creative Arts or BCA. Although a BFA is traditionally conceiving a four-year degree, a BFA program may take longer to over because of the amount of studio course work required.

15 DADAA MAJOR IN ART+DESIGN BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE (SCREENED PROGRAM) BFA Screening Students intending to pursue the BFA must first declare a major in the Art+Design B.S. program, then, when eligible, apply for admission to a concentration in the B.F.A. program. The BFA in Art+Design is a competitive and screened major. Interested students declare a BS concentration in their first year, and undergo screening by the specific BFA concentration at the end of the term in which the screening prerequisites will be completed (usually in the student’s fourth term). Admission into Towson University and declaration of a Art+Design BS/BA concentration does not guarantee acceptance into the BFA Program. In some concentrations the number selected will be on a space-available basis. Requirements for application and admission to the BFA program in Art+Design are: A minimum of 39 units in the major A 2.67 G.P.A. in ART courses. A portfolio review (students obtain portfolio requirements for each BFA concentration from the department office or their advisor) Additional Requirements are as follows: Graphic Design: Interested students declare the General Design Studies BS concentration in their first year, and undergo screening by the Graphic Design program at the end of the term in which the screening prerequisites will be completed (usually in the student’s fourth term). Successful completion of first level foundations and second level foundations (for the Graphic Design BFA concentration) plus the requirements listed above, are needed to apply. Digital Art and Design: Interested students declare the General Design Studies BS concentration in their first year, and undergo screening by the DAD program at the end of the term in which the screening prerequisites will be completed. Photo Imaging: 39 units in the major, and three 200 level Photo Imaging courses are needed to apply Painting and Drawing: 39 units in the major, and two painting and/or drawing courses beyond first level foundations are needed to apply. Students should obtain application forms, deadlines, and other screening information from the department office (CA 3103) at the beginning of the semester in which they will become eligible to apply. Students not granted admission may reapply once. In some cases, exceptions to G.P.A. and/or grade requirements may be granted based on portfolio review and interview; please obtain information on applying for an exception from the department office.

16 DADAA MAJOR IN ART+DESIGN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE (UNSCREENED PROGRAM) GENERAL DESIGN STUDIES TRACK (45 units) The General Design Studies track is meant for students who seek to become engaged in design but do not intend to become designers (the Graphic Design and Digital Art and Design tracks in the BS and BFA degree programs offer the specialization and professional preparation needed for a career as a designer). The General Design Studies track seeks to produce students who combine cross-disciplinary perspective with excellent research skills, a high level of visual literacy, and the creative thinking and problem solving skills central to design. Toward that end, General Design Studies is well suited for students who wish to combine study of design with a major in Mass Communication, Computer Science, or Business. This short design-oriented track is in part intended to meet the needs of students wishing to double major, particularly with a field to which study of design would be relevant. The curriculum is designed to provide a foundation of digital and design courses, then to allow the student to choose (with the help of an advisor required) additional design courses to meet their needs and interests. First Level Foundation (21 units) Required Courses (12 units) ART 217 Digital Concepts: Image and Surface (3) ART 234 Photo Imaging - Film (3) ART 317 Graphic Design I (3) ART 219 Digital Concepts: Structure (3) Elective courses must be approved by the faculty advisor Design Electives (12 units) ART 322 Digital Design: Motion (3) ART 355 Typography I (3) ART 235 Photo Imaging – Creative Workflow (3) ART 360 Digital Art 2D (3) ART 363 Interactive Media: Theory and Application (3) ART 365 Design for the WWW (3) ART 377 Exhibit Design (3) ART 462 Digital Illustration (3) ART 483 Package Design (3) ART 300/400 Any 300/400 level ART course (3-9) ARTH 327 History of Modern Design (3)

17 DADAA MAJOR IN ART+DESIGN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE (UNSCREENED PROGRAM) GENERAL FINE ARTS TRACK (45 units) The General Fine Arts track offers students a wide exposure to the fine arts disciplines represented in the department, as part of a broad-based liberal arts curriculum. Currently, the shortest track in the Art + Design major is 69 units, which is too large to make it feasible for most students wishing to double major. Many students would like to pursue a fine art major as an avocation, while majoring also in something more practical. This proposed short, general track should provide the opportunity to do so. This track is also intended as a stand alone major, for students wanting a broad based liberal arts education. It is in keeping with the size of many other majors in the university and college. The track’s curriculum is designed to give a broad exposure to fine arts disciplines taught in the department, while also allowing students an opportunity for three additional courses in a particular discipline, if they would like a small degree of specialization. First Level Foundation (21 units) Required Courses (15 units) Choose 5 of the following: ART 205 Human Figure (3) ART 218 Jewelry (3) ART 229 Painting I (3) ART 234 Photo Imaging - Film (3) ART 241 Sculpture I (3) ART 2xx/3xx Any Ceramics Course (3) ART 2xx/3xx Any Printmaking Course (3) ART 372 Advanced Drawing I (3) Fine Arts Electives (9 units) ART 3xx/4xx Any three fine arts courses (9)

18 DADAA MAJOR IN ART+DESIGN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE (UNSCREENED PROGRAM) INTERDISCIPLINARY OBJECT DESIGN CONCENTRATION (54 units) First Level Foundation (21 units) Second Level Foundation (18 units) ART 218 Metals + Jewelry I (3) ART 311Wood: Concept and Process (3) ART 231Ceramics I (3) ART 217Digital Concepts: Image and Surface (3) ART 361 Digital Object Design (3) ARTH 327 History of Modern Design (3) Required Courses (15 units) ART 319Casting: Materials + Process (3) ART 307Materials: Concept + Process I (3) ART 3xx/4xx Any 3D media course (3) ART 422Designing for Production (3) ART 497Senior Project (3)

19 DADAA MAJOR IN ART+DESIGN BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE (SCREENED PROGRAM) INTERDISCIPLINARY OBJECT DESIGN CONCENTRATION (81 units) First Level Foundation (21 units) Second Level Foundations (9 units) ART 217Digital Concepts: Image and Surface (3) ART 361Digital Object Design (3) ARTH 327 History of Modern Design (3) Required Courses (33 units) ART 218Metals + Jewelry I (3) ART 231Ceramics I (3) ART 311Wood: Concept and Process (3) ART 320Fibers: Structures I (3) ART 307 Materials: Concept + Process I (3) ART 365 Design for the WWW (3) ART 340Modeling: Concept and Process (3) ART 422 Designing for Production (3) ART 490 Internship (3) ART 498BFA Project (3) ARTH 328 Art, Culture, Politics (3) Or ARTH 485 Craft Seminar (3) Advanced Materials and Technique Courses (15 units) Choose 4 from one group and 1 from a second group or all 5 in one group. ART 318Metals + Jewelry II (3) ART 419Metals + Jewelry III (3) ART 319Casting: Materials and Process (3) ART 313Enameling: Glass on Metal (3) ART 413Electroforming + Enameling (3) ART 327Design and Social Entrepreneurship (3) ART 241Sculpture I

20 DADAA MAJOR IN ART EDUCATION (SCREENED MAJOR) Students in the Art Education program receive dual certification enabling them to teach art in Maryland in grades K-12. In addition to meeting the GenEd requirements (45 units), students complete art education and professional education requirements for 97 units. The entire program is approximately 142 units and takes five years to complete. The art education block is taken in the last three terms of the program. Requirements for admission are as follows: 1. Junior standing 2. An overall GPA of A GPA of 3.00 in the major 4. An interview and portfolio review with the art education faculty 5. Permission of the education department To continue within the professional sequences and be eligible to student teach, students must fulfill the following requirements: 1. Receive a grade of B or better in all art education courses 2. Maintain a 2.75 average in the professional course sequence 3. Pass the Praxis I (reading, writing and math) prior to enrollment in Media and Techniques courses (ARED 381–383) 4. Undergo a criminal background check and speech and hearing test prior to student teaching ARED will serve as a milestone course for Art Education. Students must have fulfilled all of the above requirements to enroll in Portfolio Review for Art Education majors needing to enroll in will take place in CA 2001 on Monday October 18 th. See your Art Education advisor for more information.

21 DADAA Advising Spring 2011: Projected-Advising, Registration Schedules Friday, September 17th – Advising Holds applied to undergraduate accounts; Oct Student‘s specific registration appointment should be posted in PS; Week of October Senior Advising [students w/90+ earned credits]; Week of October Junior Advising [students w/ earned credits]; Week of October Sophomore [ ] & Freshman [0-29.5] Advising; Nov 8-11—eligible Seniors register online; Nov 12-17—eligible Juniors register online; Nov 18-19—eligible Sophomores register online; Nov 20-23—eligible Freshmen register online; All advising will be completed before registration starts. All students must adhere to this advising schedule to be assured seats in needed classes unless otherwise directed by their advisor. High demand courses will be reserve listed - concentration priority The Spring schedule will be available online or hard copy by 10/10 The number of sections may be adjusted before Fall registration starts

22 DADAA Advising Use PeopleSoft DPRs to become familiar with your course requirements and progress. Holds - Mandatory advising, Immunization and Student Accounts - Look NOW! Know your catalog year – discuss with your advisor possible changes Prepare for your advising session - do NOT come in cold - set up a schedule Make appointments at other times for other issues If you do not know who your advisor is see Ginger Ross NOW - don’t wait. Ask about changed courses and new courses - advisors may allow you to substitute new courses of interest to you Graduating on time requires your diligence DO NOT USE THE DECLARATION OF MAJOR WEB PAGE UNLESS YOU KNOW YOU ARE , or you have been directed to do so by your DADAA ADVISOR (non-DADAA university personnel don’t always know)

23 DADAA Advising Numerous courses have changed and prerequisites change as well - in most cases prerequisites for registration will cover multiple catalog years - if you have a problem once registration starts, contact your advisor In many cases transfer students have multiple course equivalents and substitutions or exceptions - sometimes these have not been processed or submitted and prerequisites are a problem - contact your advisor and they can arrange an override for registration DO NOT under any circumstances register or reserve list for multiple classes when you intend to take only one of them - this causes a myriad of problems which have a cumlative effect on you - if you are doing it to someone else, chances are someone will be doing it to you We will no longer use class overflow lists We may or may not use PeopleSoft wait lists on a limited basis Ask, if you don’t know

24 DADAA Advising Initial Transfer Evaluations are not specific to concentrations or even majors It is critical that all transfer courses within your major are articulated. Or re-articulated, by your major advisor level courses from a 2 year school can be transferred as an equivalent for a level course at Towson level courses from a 2 year school may also sometimes be deemed equivalents to higher level courses without receiving upper level credits - this is concentration specific and usually not done for core courses in a concentration - although there are exceptions A course that is a lower level to lower level equivalent will automatcially fill the requirement for that course in your DPR - a course that is a lower level to upper level equivalent will appear as a T## course, which then needs to designated as an exception for a required course if applicable An exception is when one course is substituted for another course that is a requirement in your concentration or major. Exceptions are requested through your advisor. Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to screened or competitive majors.

25 DADAA Advising Students that are admitted to the University before the academic year will have the option to opt into the catalog and earn a BFA. Nevertheless, students may also choose to stay with their catalog and current program requirements - they will be honored. See an advisor if your catalog is prior to and you have not declared a major or a concentration in Art + Design. For prior catalog years in DAD and Illustration, your advisor would admit you if screening does not apply. All Graphic Design majors are screened but different catalog years have different program requirements.

26 DADAA Advising New Concentration in Interactive and Web Design : Coming Soon New Area of Focus within Digital Art and Design : Game Design New Concentration in Interdisciplinary Object Design New Design Option in Sculpture There are a large number of course changes including prerequisite changes which are too numerous to list here - we will be working on updating PeopleSoft up until your preregistration begins

27 DADAA Advising The Catalog does not have updated Art + Design curriculum Use our DADAA website for up to date concentration requirements as of October 7 th BFA Screening should begin at the end of this semester. Look for details on . Graphic Design, DAD and Illustration are screened concentrations from this point forward. See an advisor in the area if you are in a prior catalog year and have not declared that concentration. Do NOT wait. General Design Studies is essentially the pre-major status for all GD, DAD and Illustration students.

28 DADAA We are working hard to adapt, change and evolve to best meet your needs. We are a social network where intensive learning occurs. We are a fertile ground for innovation. We like Hendrix and skinny ties will always be cool.


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