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Advertising Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Program - Fall 2012 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2012 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA AD 381 Concept Dev. Workshop I 3.5
RELATED AREA AC 231 Advertising Copywriting 3
CD 371 Advanced Typography I 1.5
CD 441 Broadcast Design 2
LIBERAL ARTS SS 334 The Psychology of Color 3
choice see Other World Civ.* G9 3

Semester 6
MAJOR AREA AD 382 Concept Dev. Workshop II 1.5
AD 383 Comm. Planning/Print Advert. 3.5
RELATED AREA CD 322 Design Process Technology 2
CD 361 Professional Practices 2
CD 372 Advanced Typography II 1.5
GD 344 Graphic Design in Digital Media 2
LIBERAL ARTS EN 322 Writing in the Art and Design Professions
choice see History of Art & Civ.* 3

Semester 7
MAJOR AREA AD 442 TV Studio/TV Ad Concepts 3.5
AD 481 Art Direction 1.5
AD 494 Senior Design Project Research 3
RELATED AREA DD 231 Production Techniques/Digital Prepress 2
GD 401 Graphic Design for Advertising 3
LIBERAL ARTS choice see American History* G10 3
choice see Liberal Arts elective* 3

Semester 8
MAJOR AREA AD 464 Senior Portfolio Design 1.5
AD 491 Internship 4
AD 495 Senior Design Project 3
AD 496 Advanced Ad Design Workshop 3
RELATED AREA CD 442 Senior 3D Presentation Design 1.5

TOTAL Minimum Required

MAJOR AREA: 28 credits
RELATED AREA: 20.5 credits
LIBERAL ARTS: 18 credits
TOTAL Minimum Required: 66.5 credits


A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (see www.fitnyc.edu/gened).

G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.


Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits
CHOICE of any non-HA liberal arts course.

American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of any non-HA course that meets Gen. Ed. American History requirement (G10).

Foreign Language:
The Gen. Ed. Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Advertising Design major.

History of Art & Civilization: 3 credits
CHOICE of any HA course not previously taken or required.

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, or any other HA course that meets Gen. Ed. Other World Civ. requirement (G9).

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