Tyler Way

Tyler Way

"Grand Valley's liberal education broadened my experiences. I got to learn a lot of different subjects, and then I got to choose and pick which one I really wanted to dive into and focus on." - Tyler Way '09, Footwear Designer, Sebago - Wolverine Worldwide; Creative Director, Fashion Has Heart; Freelancer Read More

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Monroe County Community College

Program Guide: Art & Design

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 151 4
Social Science elective 3
ART 160 3
Humanities elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
Studio elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
ART 180 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
ART 181 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science Lab Elective 4
ART 280 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
ART 281 3
Social Science elective 3
ART 170 3
Studio elective 3
Studio elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.F.A., B.A., B.S.. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MATH 162 and CIS 130 or PHIL 151.
  • Accreditation: National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTHR 152, BMGT 220, ENGL 266, FREN 252, GEOG 152, GERMN 252, HIST 255,  POLSC 211, SPAN 252
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENGL 240, HIST 160, HIST 256, SOC 152, SOC 251
  • Students may want to transfer after one year of courses.
  • Students interested in K-12 teacher certification should take PSYCH 151 as a social science elective.
  • Transfer students interested in pursuing a program within the department of art and design must apply for, and attend a portfolio review session to determine acceptance into the program and, if accepted, determine which studio courses may receive specific credit.  For more details on the application process to the department of art and design please see www.gvsu.edu/art

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The following are among career opportunities open to students who major in art: advertising art director, art editor, ceramist, crafts supervisor, creative director, display artist, elementary school teacher, gallery operator, graphic designer, high school teacher, illustrator, jeweler, master printer, metalsmith, museum curator, museum display designer, museum educator, painter, potter, printmaker, sculptor, set designer, stylist in industry (sculptors), and supervisor museum school.

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