Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Art with Concentration in Visual Communications, Studio Arts with Concentration in Digital Media, Illustration
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $5,208, nonresidents $18,768 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $1,469 per year.
601 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37044
Scope of Program:
Students in Austin Peay State University's Visual Communications, Digital Media and Illustration concentrations must complete foundation courses in 2D and 3D design, drawing, art history, studio arts and electronic imaging before they may apply to the B. F. A. program. Visual Communications students focus on history of graphic design, photography, typography, layout, design development, digital photography, illustration and prepress production. All students must pass a portfolio review before beginning work on their senior thesis. Students complete a senior seminar and create a senior exhibition.
Digital Media students concentrate on time and motion, web design, animation, scripting to screen, digital photography and advanced web design. Illustration students complete coursework in watercolor, advanced drawing, painting, book and editorial illustration, narrative development, visual communications and illustrative techniques. Students in both programs must pass a senior portfolio review, complete a senior seminar and create a senior thesis and exhibition.
Art, merit and need-based scholarships are available. Tennessee residents are encouraged to apply for state grants and scholarships.