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Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design- Two-Year Associate Degree Program - Fall 2011 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2011 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Graduates of Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design may pursue opportunities in designing for retail projects, as well as museums, showrooms, events, and other themed environments.

Semester 1
MAJOR AREA DE 123 Design and Rendering I 2
DE 131 Studio Design: Prod. Presentation 2
DE 141 Display Graphics I 2
DE 161 Professional Practices 1.5
RELATED AREA FA 141 Drawing I 1.5
PH 116 Photography Basics G6 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 2
MAJOR AREA DE 124 Design and Rendering II 2
DE 133 Adv. Studio Design: Prod. Present. 2
DE 142 Display Graphics II 2
RELATED AREA FM 101 Survey of Fashion Merchandising 3
ID 104 Light/Sound/Motion 1.5
ID 133 Presentation Techniques I 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 3
MAJOR AREA DE 125 CAD for Visual Presentation 2
DE 232 Elements of Visual Merchandising 1.5
DE 234 Point-of-Purchase Display 1.5
DE 236 Studio Design/Exhibition 1.5
DE 242 Display Graphics III 1.5
RELATED AREA PK 211 Introduction to Packaging Design 1.5
choice see Related Area elective** 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6

Semester 4
MAJOR AREA DE 213 Exhibition Design 3
DE 243 Exhibit Design Graphics 1.5
DE 251 Event and Promotion Design 2
DE 262 Portfolio Development 1
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Requirements* 6
ELECTIVE choice General elective 1.5-3

TOTAL Minimum Required

MAJOR AREA: 29 credits
RELATED AREA: 12.5 credits
LIBERAL ARTS: 24 credits
ELECTIVE: 1.5-3 credits
Health and/or Phys. Ed: 2 credits
TOTAL Minimum Required: 69 credits

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (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.


* REQUIREMENTS


English/Speech: 6 credits
EN 121 (G1) (Prerequisite: College-level English as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses) and
CHOICE of EN 231, 232, 233, 236, 241, 242, 244, 245, or 253.

History of Art & Civilization: 6 credits
HA 112 (G5) and
CHOICE of HA 111, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 311, or 314 (any one of these meets G7).

Mathematics: 3-3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate developmental mathematics course(s).
CHOICE of MA 142, 161, 213, 222, 231, or 331 (any one of these meets G2).

Science: 3-5 credits
CHOICE of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 253, 326, or 032/332 (any one of these meets G3).

Social Sciences: 6 credits
CHOICE of two: SS 131, 141, 151, 171 (any one of these meets G4).

** RELATED AREA: 1.5 credits

CHOICE of FA 101, or FA 104, or FA 142.

UPPER DIVISION ALTERNATIVES

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Accessories Design & Fabrication, Fabric Styling, Packaging Design, and Toy Design, and the Bachelor of Science programs in Art History and Museum Professions, and Home Products Development.

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