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Degree Requirements

Because the B.F.A. in Digital Art and Design program requires a high degree of technical and artistic skill, art majors who enter LIU Post as freshmen and wish to major in Digital Art and Design may be required to submit a portfolio of their work after their freshman year.

Students currently taking courses toward the B.F.A. degree in Digital Art and Design are required to pursue an internship in a company that specializes in one of the following areas: desktop publishing, computer graphics, animation or interactive media. LIU Post students have completed internships at: Newsday, Hachette Filipacchi, SONY, Hearst Publications, Time Warner and United Business Media, among others.

Art History Requirements

Courses Credits
ART 59, 60 6
ART 72 Contemporary Art 3
ART 85 History of Visual Communication 3
Total 12

Required Art Courses

Courses Credits
ART 2, 3 Foundation Studios 15
CGPH 16, 18 Digital Imaging I, II 6
CGPH 5, 6 Computer Layout I, II 6
CGPH 7 Digital Illustration I 3
CGPH 10 Digital Graphics 3
CGPH 11 Motion Graphics 1 3
CGPH 12 Desktop Video 3
CGPH 20 3-D Imaging 3
CGPH 22 Multimedia on the Internet 3
CGPH 97 Internship 3
Studio Electives (2) 6
VISL 1, 2, 3 9
VISL 98 Portfolio Preparation 3
Project 3 3
Total 69

In addition to the specific requirements provided below for the B.F.A. in Digital Art and Design, all students must fulfill the Core Curriculum and Competency Requirements of LIU Post.

All Digital Art and Design majors are required to complete ART 59, 60, 70, 72; 21 credits in Art History electives; 3 credits in the Arts other than Art; 6 credits in History; and 18 credits of general electives to be chosen in consultation with their academic counselor for a total of 60 credits. Juniors and seniors with permission of their academic & career counselor and program director may select 500-and 600-level Art History courses as electives.