Degrees Offered: B. S. Art with Concentration in Graphic Design, 2D Arts (Computer Art); B. F. A. Fine Arts with Concentration in Graphic Design, Computer Art; B. A. and B. S. Communication with Concentration in Electronic Media; M. A. Art (Studio) with Concentration in Graphic Design; M. F. A. Fine Art with Concentration in Graphic Design
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $7,514, nonresidents $19,412; graduate residents $8,184, nonresidents $16,080 for the 2010 – 2011 school year.
1 N. Seventh Street
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Scope of Program:
Indiana State University offers undergraduates several degree programs in Art, including B. S. and B. F. A. programs with multiple concentration areas. B. F. A. candidates' graduation requirements include more studio arts courses. All Indiana State University students take foundation courses in a variety of disciplines. Graphic Design students then take the Art Core – art history, visual arts, drawing and 2D and 3D design and color theory. They then focus on graphic design, layout, web page design, photography and illustration. All students create a portfolio. Art students choosing the 2D Art (Computer Art) concentration also take the art core and complete coursework in painting, computer art and photography. Communication majors who select the Electronic Media concentration study media writing, media and society, audio production, television production, media theory and visual imaging. Communication students must complete an internship or a capstone project.
Master's degree candidates may complete the M. A. program (32 credit hours) or the M. F. A. program (60 credit hours). Students must pass a series of portfolio reviews for admission to and continuation in the program. M. A. candidates must complete a creative presentation, visual project or thesis, while M. F. A. candidates must create and present a final visual exhibition.
A variety of scholarships are available, including departmental and commuter scholarships. Special tuition rates are available for Illinois student scholarship recipients and Midwest Consortium Scholarship winners. Graduate students may apply for fellowships and research assistantships. A portfolio is required with the M. F. A. application.