UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Humanities

Visual and Performing Arts with Film 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
FILM 2332 2, 4 5090 3 060 Core 060 3
Free Elective 11 3 Prep Course 5 3
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 Free Elective 11 3
Free Elective 11 3 Free Elective 11 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
Film Elective 7 3 Film Elective 7 3
Film Elective 7 3 VPA Elective 9 3
Major Related Course 10 3 Major Related Course 10 3
Free Elective 11 3 Free Elective 11 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 Film Elective 7 3
Film Elective 7 3 Prescribed Elective 8 3
Prescribed Elective 8 3 VPA Elective 9 3
Free Elective 11 3 Free Elective 11 3
VPAS 4389 3 VPAS 4390 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
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.
2Curriculum 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.
3Students completing the 020 requirement with a MATH course must complete ALEKS exam prior to enrollment. PHIL 2303 does not require the ALEKS exam.
4If the student takes this course as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
5 Prep = 1000 or 2000-level course from the prefix AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, THEA, or VPAS. 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.
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 FILM prefix).
7 FILM Elective = FILM 3321, FILM 3325, FILM 3342, or FILM 4V71. Of these 15 SCH, 9 SCH must come from the FILM 3321 and 3325. NOTE: These FILM courses are repeatable for credit.
8 Prescribed Elective = AHST 3324, ATCM 2322, ATCM 2321, ATCM 3321, ATCM 3325, ATCM 3331, ATCM 4322, ATCM 4322, ATCM 4323, ATCM 4325, ATCM 4327, BIS 3320, COMM 3352, CRWT 3354, CRWT 4355, GST 2300. 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.
9 VPA Elective = 3000 or 4000-level course from the prefix AHST, ARTS, COMM, DANC, FILM, MUSI, THEA, or VPAS.
10 Major Related Course = 3000 or 4000-level course with any prefix from the School of Arts & Humanities.
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.
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