May 22, 2019  
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Graphic Design, BA


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The Graphic Design emphasis will be within the Bachelor of Arts - 4 years: Art. The total semester credit hours required for the Graphic Design emphasis is 120 sch. The students will complete the required art core of 15 sch (5 classes). The emphasis will require 12 sch (4 classes) and an Internship in Graphic Design 3sch (1 class). Students will take additional studio and art history classes to fulfill the requirements for the graphic design emphasis.

Students must complete a minor from one of the following disciplines, Marketing, Communication or Computer Science to fulfill their Minor requirement (see catalog for minor requirements). The upper level electives of 6 sch (2 classes) can be taken in art or their minor. Students pursuing the graphic design emphasis are required to enter one competition (local, area, state, national, or international) prior to graduation.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy, and Culture (3 sch)


Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Creative Arts (3 sch)


Component Area (3 sch)


Degree Requirements (54 sch)


All Art majors are required to meet the visual arts core prior to taking upper-level courses. Students transferring to UT Permian Basin must also meet these requirements before taking junior and senior level Art courses.

Junior or Senior Level Art Requirements (30 sch)


  • Sculpture (3 sch)
  • Painting (3 sch)
  • Printmaking (3 sch)
  • Drawing (3 sch)
  • Ceramics (3 sch)
  • Art History (3 sch)
  • ARTS 3348  
  • ARTS 4348  
  • ARTS 4392  
  • Art Elective (3 sch)

Minor (18 sch)


Students must complete a minor from one of the following disciplines:

Junior or Senior Level Electives to Complete 120 sch (6 sch)


Electives can be taken in art or the selected minor. 

Exhibition Entry


Students pursuing the graphic design emphasis are required to enter one competition (local, area, state, national, or international) prior to graduation.

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