May 06, 2021  
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog

Graphic Design and New Media, B.F.A.


The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and Media Arts is intended for students who plan to pursue careers in graphic design or media arts. The BFA adheres to the College’s strong general education in the liberal arts while offering specialized courses in graphic design and media arts. The program includes portfolio development and an internship experience. Students have the opportunity to take part in the Senior BFA Exhibition (recommended), or to take an additional studio course or internship.

Admission is by portfolio review; reviews are conducted at the end of the spring semester each year. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 to be admitted and to remain in the program.

Program Requirements


Graphic Design and Media Arts Required Foundation: 8 Credits


Graphic Design and Media Arts Electives: 12 Credits


Three of the following

Graphic Design and Media Arts Capstone: 4 Credits


One of the following

Art Studio Electives: 8 Credits


Two studio electives

Senior Experience: 3-7 Credits


Total Credit Hours Required: 63-67