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

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Potsdam, NY, United States
Graphic Design and New Media programme of State University of New York Potsdam offer students a concentrated experience in graphic and printed design, time-based design, typography, interactive media, digital illustration and imaging, and video, sound and motion graphics.
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Overview

Grounded in SUNY Potsdam's liberal arts and sciences core, the majors of Graphic Design and New Media programme of State University of New York Potsdam will also incorporate art foundations and students will choose from studio electives in painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing and mixed media, ceramics or photography.

Key facts:

The BA program requires 45 credit hours to complete, while the competitive BFA program requires 62 to 67 credit hours of coursework, and has a senior thesis sequence and a capstone exhibition. Admission to the graphic design and media arts BFA program will be by application only, similar to the College's existing visual arts BFA.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Survey of Art: Ancient to Renaissance 
  • Survey of Art: Renaissance to Modern 
  • Foundations of Modern Art 
  • Foundations of Drawing
  • Color and Design
  • Three-Dimensional Design

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the SUNY Application or Common Application.
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee.
  • Send an official high school transcript, including all schools you attended for high school credit.
  • A letter of recommendation, preferably from a school-based counselor or teacher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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