Gaming and Simulation Arts Degree Audit

This document represents a sample degree audit similar to what a Gaming Arts major might have. A degree audit is used by a student to know what courses to take and for their advisor to help them plan.


DEGREE AUDIT - Game and Simulation Arts
Shawnee State University


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BFA Gaming and Simulation Arts
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Art Core
Required = all courses

    ARTH2211 - Art History Survey 1
    ARTH2212 - Art History Survey 2
    ARTH3*** - Art History Elective
    ARTH3*** - Art History Elective

    ARTS1101 - Two-Dimensional Foundations
    ARTS1103 - Three-Dimensional Foundations
    ARTS1104 - Creative Process
    ARTS1105 - Digital Foundations


    Choose 1 Senior Studio option:

    ARTG4680 - Senior Studio 1
    ARTG4681 - Senior Studio 2

        OR

    ARTS4180 - Senior Studio 1
    ARTS4181 - Senior Studio 2



Game Studio Courses
Required = all courses

    ARTS2211 - Drawing 1
    ARTS2221 - Life Drawing 1
    ARTS3611 - Digital Imaging 1
    ARTG1501 - Game Studio
    ARTG3530 - Game Design
    ARTG4530 - Game Documentation
    ETGG1801 - Game Programming Foundation



Digital 3D
Required = all courses

    ARTG3601 - Digital 3D Foundations
    ARTG3611 - Hard Surface 3D 1
    ARTG4611 - Hard Surface 3D 2
    ARTG3612 - Organic 3D 1
    ARTG4612 - Organic 3D 2
    ARTG4621 - Animation Studio 1



Art Gaming Electives
Required = 4 courses

    ARTS2212 - Drawing 2
    ARTS2222 - Life Drawing 2
    ARTS3621 - Digital Paint 1
    ARTS4621 - Digital Paint 2
    ARTG4505 - World Design and Creation
    ARTG3540 - UI for Games 1
    ARTG4540 - UI for Games 2
    MUSI3611 - Electronic Music
    MUSI3360 - Sound Design
    MUSI4360 - Game Audio
    THAR1211 - Acting 1
    MATH2110 - Calculus 1
    MATH2300 - Linear Algebra



General Electives
Required = 6 credit hours
Chosen from courses other than ARTx.




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General Education Program (GEP)
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FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
Required = 1 course
(Not required for incoming students with 30 or more transfer credits.)

    UNIV1100 - First Year Experience
    HONR1101 - Introduction to Honors


ENGLISH COMPOSITION
Required = 2 courses

    TAKE ONE:
    ENGL1101 - Discourse & Comp (A)
    ENGL1102 - Discourse & Comp (B)
    ENGL1103 - Comp for ESL Students 1
    ENGL1201 - Discourse & Comp (Co-Requisite)

    AND TAKE:
    ENGL1105 - Comp and Argumentation


QUANTATATIVE REASONING
Required = 1 course

    ETCO1120 - Intro to STEM Computer Prog.(CX)
    MATH1000 - Reasoning Using Math
    MATH1000A- Reasoning Using Math Plus
    MATH1100 - Mathematics Core Course
    MATH1170 - Applied Finite Mathematics
    MATH1200 - College Algebra
    MATH1200A- College Algebra Plus
    MATH1250 - Trigonometry
    MATH1900 - Brief Calculus with Applications
    MATH2110 - Calculus 1
    PHIL1105 - Introduction to Logic
    STAT1150 - Principles of Statistics
    STAT1150A- Principles of Statistics Plus
    STAT1800 - Business Statistics
    STAT1800A- Business Statistics Plus
    STAT2500 - Statistics 1


HUMAN BEHAVIOR
Required = 1 course

    ANTH2250 - Principles of Cultural Anthropology
    ANTH2350 - Biological Anthropology
    ANTH2530 - World Prehistory and Archaeology
    ECON2201 - Principles of Microeconomics
    ECON2202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
    PSYC1101 - Introduction to Psychology
    SOCI1101 - Introduction to Sociology
    SOSC1110 - Foundations of Social Science


FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS
Required = 1 course

    ARTH1101 - Introduction to Art
    ENGL2275 - American Film History
    ENGL2277 - Cinematics of Human Migration
    MUSI1111 - Music Theory 1
    MUSI1201 - Music Appreciation
    MUSI2211 - Music History: Opera to Pop
    THAR1000 - Introduction to Theater


LITERATURE
Required = 1 course

    ENGL2200 - Introduction to Literature (W)
    ENGL2211 - Survey of English Literature 1 (W)
    ENGL2212 - Survey of English Literature 2 (W)
    ENGL2247 - World Literature (W)
    ENGL2251 - Survey of American Literature 1 (W)
    ENGL2252 - Survey of American Literature 2 (W)


NATURAL SCIENCES
Required = 2 courses
(At least one course MUST have a lab component.)

    BIOL1120 - Concepts in Biology
    BIOL1130 - Prin. of Anatomy/Physiology 1
    BIOL1131 - Prin. of Anatomy/Physiology 2
    BIOL1151 - General Biology 1
    BIOL1152 - General Biology 2
    BIOL2253 - Practical Horticulture
    BIOL3750 - Microbiology
    CHEM1121 - Principles of Chemistry
    CHEM1141 - General Chemistry 1
    CHEM1142 - General Chemistry 2
    GEOL1201 - Physical Geol/Human Environ.
    GEOL1202 - Historical Geology
    GEOL1350 - Planet Earth
    GEOL1401 - Climate Change
    NTSC1110 - Scientific Reasoning
    NTSC1501 - Environment and Society
    PHYS2201 - Physics 1 (Mechanics & Energy)
    PHYS2202 - Physics 2 (Energy/Elec/Magnet)
    PHYS2210 - Introductory Astronomy
    PHYS2211 - Calculus-Based Physics 1
    PHYS2212 - Calculus-Based Physics 2
    PSCI2251 - Physical Science by Inquiry 1


ETHICAL INSIGHT/REASON
Required = 1 course

    PHIL2320 - Ethics in Public & Private Life (W)
    PHIL3332 - Biomedical Ethics
    HIST3474 - Peace and Justice
    HIST3432 - Gandhi and Modern India (W)
    SOCI2485 - Community Formations


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
Required = 1 course
(The ARTH course in this section can also be used to satisfy an ART Core requirement.)

    ARTH2212 - Art History Survey 2
    BUMG2900 - Prof. Comm./Dev. Skills (W)
    COMM1103 - Public Speaking/Hum. Comm.
    COMM2335 - Interpersonal Communication
    EDUC1115 - Intro to Teaching Profession (W)
    FREN1111 - Elementary French 1
    FREN1112 - Elementary French 2
    GRMN1111 - Elementary German 1
    GRMN1112 - Elementary German 2
    NTSC2900 - Sci. Documentation and Comm.
    POLS4420 - Intl. Relat. Model UN & Arab League
    SPAN1111 - Elementary Spanish 1
    SPAN1112 - Elementary Spanish 2
    THAR2212 - Acting 2


ENGAGED CITIZENRY
Required = 1 course
(The ARTH course in this section can also be used to satisfy an ART Core requirement.)

    ARTH3454 - North American Art
    ECON1103 - Foundations of Political Economy
    EDUC2245 - Understanding Cultural Diversity (W)
    HIST1340 - American History since 1865
    HUMA2226 - Studies Amer. Cultural Hist. & Lit. (W)
    PHIL3360 - Political Philosophy
    POLS1110 - National Government
    POLS1310 - Intro to Political Theory
    HIST3350 - Asian American History


GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
Required = 1 course
(The ARTH course in this section can also be used to satisfy an ART Core requirement.)

    ARTH3456 - Twentieth Century Art
    ENGL3334 - Comparative Queer Theory & Lit (W)
    ENGL3348 - Comp. Feminist Lit. & Theory (W)
    GEOG1125 - World Geography
    GEOG2201 - Cultural Geography
    HIST2440 - World History II
    HIST2540 - Introduction to the Middle East
    HIST3400 - History of Hinduism
    HIST3410 - East Asian History
    HIST3414 - Asia: History and Culture
    HIST3420 - Islamic Crusades in India
    HIST3500 - History of Southern Africa (W)
    HIST3550 - Islam: Religion, Politics, Society
    HUMA2227 - Global Transnational Cultures (W)
    POLS1210 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
    POLS1410 - Introduction to International Relations
    POLS3410 - International Political Economy (W)
    RELI3300 - Judaism, Christianity, & Islam


HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
Required = 1 course
(The ARTH course in this section can also be used to satisfy an ART Core requirement.)

    ARTH3366 - Non-Western Arts Survey
    ENGL2205 - Intro to Women’s Studies
    HIST1330 - American History to 1865
    HIST2102 - Medieval/Renais Europe 476-1517
    HIST2103 - Revolutionary Europe 1517-1921
    HIST2223 - Ancient History of the Near East
    HIST2430 - World History I
    HIST3140 - Europe & Modern World System
    HIST3300 - Christianity in Early America (W)
    HIST3430 - Ancient Indian Culture/Society
    HIST3510 - History of Islam: 7th-15th Century (W)
    HIST3520 - Hist. Crusades: Crescent & Cross (W)
    HUMA2225 - Fndl. Texts in W. Cultural History (W)
    PHIL2200 - Intro to Philosophy
    PHIL2284 - Asian Philosophy (W)
    RELI2230 - History of Christian Thought


CAPSTONE
Required = 1 course

    HONR4479 - Honors Capstone
    IDST4490 - Senior Seminar
    ARTG4530 - Game Documentation



Note: Two Writing Intensive courses are required. Marked with (W).




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Overall 4-yr Requirement
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Shawnee State policy requires that students pursuing a bachelors degree are
required to complete:

* minimum number of overall hours: 120 semester hours
* minimum number of hours taken at Shawnee State: 30 semester hours
* minimum overall GPA: 2.0


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