UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Humanities

Visual and Performing Arts with Photo-Video-Digital Concentration (BA)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop an individual four-year plan.

Freshman Year
Semester 1 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 2 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
010 Core 010 3 010 Core 010 3
050 Core 050 3 020 Core 020 3
060 Core 060 3 040 Core 040 3
AHST Prep 4 1 060 Core 060 3
ARTS Prep 5 3 ARTS Prep 5 3
ARHM 1100 1 1 ARHM 1100 1 1
Total  16 Total  15
 
Sophomore Year
Semester 3 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 4 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
030 Core 030 3 030 Core 030 3
070 Core 070 3 070 Core 070 3
080 Core 080 3 090 Core 090 3
090 Core 090 3 ARTS Prep 5 3
ARTS Prep 5 3 Free Elective 10 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
Junior Year
Semester 5 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 6 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Major Core 6 3 Major Core 6 3
Art History 7 3 Art History 7 3
PVD Studio 8 3 PVD Studio 8 3
PVD Studio 8 3 VPA Elective 9 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
Senior Year
Semester 7 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 8 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Major Core 6 3 4K PVD Studio 8 3
4K PVD Studio 8 3 Free Elective 10 3
VPA Elective 9 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 2
VPAS 4389 3 VPAS 4390 3
Total  15 Total  14
 
NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 Students completing the 020 requirement with a MATH course must complete ALEKS exam prior to enrollment. PHIL 2303 does not require the ALEKS exam.
4 AHST Prep = AHST 1303, AHST 1304, AHST 2331 or FILM 2332. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
5 ARTS Prep = ARTS 2380 and 9 SCH of ARTS 1316, ARTS 2315, ARTS 2316, ARTS 2350, or ARTS 2381.
6 Major Core = VPAS 3340 and Professional Development Course (i.e. ARTS 3311 or ARTS 4310 or COMM 4370 or COMM 4371 or ENTP 3301 or ISAH 4V50 or VPAS 4310) and Related Course (i.e. 3000 or 4000-level course from the School of Arts and Humanities that is not with the ARTS prefix).
7 Art History = 3000 or 4000-level course with a prefix from AHST or FILM (historical content). 3 SCH of these must come from AHST 3318, 3319, 3324, or the FILM prefix.
8 PVD Studio = 9 SCH from among ARTS 3371, ARTS 3372, ARTS 3376, ARTS 3377, ARTS 3379, or ARTS 3381; 3 SCH from among ARTS 4308, ARTS 4368, ARTS 4372, or ARTS 4V71; and 3 SCH of any other 4000-level ARTS studio course.
10 VPA Elective = 3000 or 4000-level course from the prefix AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, THEA, or VPAS.
11Free Elective = any lower or upper-level course. Students may need to take some as upper-level to meet the university requirement of earning a minimum of 51 semester credit hours of upper-level courses.
Be sure to check prerequisites of 2000-level or higher courses.
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
Updated: 2022-05-30 11:35:42 v5.7aa44c