Bachelor of Arts in Art Design - Study Plan

I. Academic Profession: Humanities and Arts

II. Course Duration: 4 years

III. Teaching Language: Chinese/English

IV. Teaching Method: Face-to-face

V. 146 credits are required for the completion of this course and are assigned as follows:

  1. Complete 46 credits of required courses of attachment 1;
  2. Complete 49 credits of selected professional courses of attachment 2;
  3. Complete 8 credits of any group of the other three professional courses of attachment 2 or the elective courses of attachment 3;
  4. Complete 43 credits of the courses of attachment 4, which are assigned as follows:
    - Complete 33 credits of required courses
    - Select 4 credits of Sciences and Technology Courses
    - Select 4 credits of Social Sciences Courses
    - Select 2 credits of Humanities and Arts Courses

VI. Requirements for graduation:

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Bachelor's Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has: 

  1. completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan od his or her program within the specific study period*
  2. abided by the regulations of the University
  3. cleared all fees and charges and returned all University property and equipment borrowed

*Students admitted from the academic year 2017/2018 onwards are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above in order to graduate.

Attachment 1

Course Name

Type

Hours

Credits

Introduction to Arts

C

45

3

Sketching Basics

C

45

3

Design Sketching

C

45

3

Coloring Basics

C

45

3

Design Coloring

C

45

3

Introduction to Design

C

30

2

Plane Composition

C

60

4

Color Composition

C

60

4

Vertical Composition

C

45

3

Computer-aided Design

C

60

4

Human Engineering

C

45

3

Hand Drawing

C

45

3

Model Making

C

45

3

Basic Photography

C

30

2

Design Planning and Information Management

C

45

3

Attachment 2

Course Name

Type

Hours

Credits

Major: Product Design 

Introduction to Industrial Design

C

30

2

Product Presentation Techniques

C

60

4

Material and Construction

C

45

3

Product Research and Development

C

75

5

Creative Product Design

C

60

4

Interface Design

C

60

4

Comprehensive Product Design

C

75

5

Product Design History *

C

30

2

Computer-aided Design for Industrial Products *

C

60

4

Exhibition Furniture Design and Production *

C

60

4

Graduation Design

C

-

10

Internship

C

-

2

Major: Landscape Design

Engineering Graphics

C

60

4

Building Structure and Equipment

C

30

2

Architectural Design

C

75

5

Planting Design

C

45

3

Urban Public Space Design

C

75

5

Landscape Tourism Planning

C

90

6

History of Chinese and Foreign Architecture*

C

45

3

Computer-aided Design for Environment Art *

C

30

2

Public Art *

C

45

3

Garden Design *

C

60

4

Graduation Design

C

-

10

Internship

C

-

2

Major: Interior Design

Engineering Graphics

C

60

4

Building Structure and Equipment

C

30

2

Architectural Design

C

75

5

Commercial Space Design

C

75

5

Hotel Interior Design

C

75

5

History of Chinese and Foreign Architecture*

C

45

3

Computer-aided Design for Environment Art *

C

30

2

Cultural Space Design *

C

60

4

Exhibition Space Design *

C

60

4

Display Design *

C

45

3

Graduation Design

C

-

10

Internship

C

-

2

Major: Visual Communication Design

Brand Design

C

60

4

Books Design

C

60

4

Multimedia Design

C

75

5

Display Design

C

60

4

Visual Communication Design History *

C

30

2

Typography Design *

C

60

4

Graphic Design *

C

60

4

Packaging Design *

C

60

4

Advertising Design *

C

60

4

Computer-aid Design for Visual Communication *

C

30

2

Internship

C

-

10

Graduation Design

C

-

2

The course is an elective course for other majors.

Attachment 3

Course Name

Type

Hours

Credits

Special Topic in Art Design (1)

E

15

1

Special Topic in Art Design (2)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Art Design (3)

E

45

3

Special Topic in Art Design (4)

E

60

4


Attachment 4

Course Name

Type

Hours

Credits

University English I

C

90

6

University English II

C

60

4

University English III

C

60

4

University English IV

C

90

6

University Chinese

C

45

3

Advanced Mathematics

C

45

3

General Study of Chinese Culture

C

45

3

General Study of Western Culture

C

30

2

Physical Education I

C

15

1

Physical Education II

C

15

1

Science and Technology

Astronomy

E

30

2

Earth Science

 E  30 2

Life Science

E

30

2

Environmental Science

E

30

2

Materials Science and Energy Science

E

30

2

Introduction to Information Technology

E

30

2

Health Promotion in Traditional Chinese Medicine

E

30

2

Masters Series of Science and Technology

E

30

2

Special Topic in Science and Technology (1)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Science and Technology (2)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Science and Technology (3)

E

30

2

Social Science

Introduction to Law

E

30

2

Fundamentals of Economics

E

30

2

Introduction to Politics

E

30

2

Sociology

E

30

2

Introduction to Psychology

E

30

2

Introduction to International Relations

E

30

2

Introduction to Education

E

30

2

Science of Administration

E

30

2

Special Topic in Social Science (1)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Social Science (2)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Social Science (3)

E

30

2

Humanities and Arts

Introduction to Philosophy

E

30

2

Introduction to Aesthetics

E

30

2

Chinese Drama Appreciation

E

15

1

Selective Readings of Modern Chinese Literature

E

15

1

Appreciation of Traditional Chinese Tang Poems

E

15

1

Selective Readings of Traditional Chinese Poems in Song Dynasty

E

15

1

Selective Readings of Masterpieces in World Literature

E

15

1

Chinese Folk Music Appreciation

E

15

1

Chinese Fine Art Appreciation

E

15

1

Western Arts Appreciation

E

15

1

Western Music Appreciation

E

15

1

Appreciation of Culture and Arts

E

15

1

Chinese Calligraphy

E

15

1

World Cultural Heritage in China

E

15

1

National Treasures Appreciation

E

15

1

Special Topic in Introduction to Foreign Language Learning (1)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Introduction to Foreign Language Learning (2)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Introduction to Foreign Language Learning (3)

E

30

2

Special Topic in Humanities and Arts (1)

E

15

1

Special Topic in Humanities and Arts (2)

E

15

1

Special Topic in Humanities and Arts (3)

E

15

1

Note: Students can not retake completed courses.

This Study Plan is suitable for or after 2012/2013 Academic Year. The major Visual Communication Design is suitable for or after 2014/2015 Academic Year.

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