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*Students may apply for portfolio review to substitute ART 206 Intermediate Drawing for the ART 106 requirement.
Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in all major elective courses.
Students in the Storyboarding and Character Design concentration must take two (2) Studio Art courses from the following list as part of their Major Elective requirements:
Students in the Storyboarding and Character Design concentration must take four (4) animation courses from the following list as part of their Major Elective requirements:
Open Electives may be taken from any unit at DePaul. These are the only courses that may be taken under the pass/fail option. Students must earn a grade of D or higher in all open elective courses. Courses that satisfy a CDM minor or other minors are normally credited as open electives.
The Liberal Studies program is the general education portion of the curriculum at DePaul University. Students must earn a grade of D or better in all courses taken to satisfy these requirements. The only exception is the Capstone course which is considered also a major requirement and WRD 103 and WRD 104 in which students need to earn a C- or better.
Students may choose to take some CDM courses that carry Liberal Studies credit but they cannot double count them if they are part of the major requirements. A complete list of courses that carry Liberal Studies credit can be found on the
Liberal Studies website along with an overview of the
Liberal Studies requirements for this program. Students can search for courses that satisfy a particular Liberal Studies requirement on
Students in the BFA Animation program must choose classes to fulfill their Arts & Literature learning domain requirements from the following list. Choose 4 credit hours.
Although students are free to take course requirements in any order they choose, provided they have mastered the course-specific prerequisites, it is strongly recommended that students follow these year-by-year suggestions, especially regarding the first-year major courses.
Courses offered in the student's primary major cannot be taken to fulfill LSP Domain requirements.
For DePaul's policy on repeat courses and a complete list of academic policies see the
DePaul Undergraduate Handbook in the Course Catalog.
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