Graphic Design (B.F.A.)
Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)
|JMU Course||VCCS Course||RBC Course||Notes|
|GARTH 205, 206||ART 101, 102 or ART 201, 202||ART 201, 202|
|ART 102||ART 131||ART 101|
|ART 104||ART 121||ART 103|
|ART 106||ART 132||ART 102|
|ART 108||ART 122 or 221||ART 104|
Advising NotesPlease Read: This major guide is a list of all possible major courses offered in the Virginia Community College System. Not all courses may be offered at your community college, and you are not required to complete all these courses in order to transfer. Rather, it’s designed to help you meet JMU major requirements before you transfer, and be better prepared to progress through the major once you arrive at JMU. Please be sure to read the advising notes for additional information on the major.
1. Students must submit a portfolio of their work in order to be considered for admission to the art program. See the department's web site (click on Admissions/Admission requirements) for review dates and more information on the portfolio.
2. There is an additional admission process for graphic design. Admission to upper division GRPH courses is based on completion of all prerequisite art courses and merit as determined by a faculty review of portfolios submitted in satisfaction of the course GRPH 208, Portfolio Review.
For more information:Major Snapshot
The School of Art, Design and Art History
JMU Major Guides for Virginia Community College Students