Program Requirement Worksheets

These at-a-glance worksheets will allow you to see the course requirements for each program. Worksheets are grouped by year.

Please consult your program evaluation on myEC for the most current information on your course requirements.

For majors starting second year in September 2023:

2D + Experimental Animation MajorIndustrial Design Major
3D Computer Animation MajorInteraction Design Major
Communication Design MajorNew Media + Sound Arts Major
Critical + Cultural Practices MajorPhotography Major
Film + Screen Arts MajorVisual Arts Major
Illustration Major


For majors starting second year in September 2022:

2D + Experimental Animation MajorIndustrial Design Major
3D Computer Animation MajorInteraction Design Major
Communication Design MajorNew Media + Sound Arts Major
Critical + Cultural Practices MajorPhotography Major
Film + Screen Arts MajorVisual Arts Major
Illustration Major


For majors starting second year in September 2021:

2D + Experimental Animation MajorIndustrial Design Major
revised June 4, 2021
3D Computer Animation MajorInteraction Design Major
Communication DesignNew Media + Sound Arts Major

Year 3 and 4 revised February 28, 2022

Critical + Cultural Practices MajorPhotography Major
Film + Screen Arts Major
revised February 28, 2022
Visual Arts Major
Illustration Major


For majors starting second year in September 2020:

2D + Experimental Animation MajorIndustrial Design Major
3D Computer Animation MajorInteraction Design Major
Communication Design MajorNew Media + Sound Arts Major

Year 4 revised February 28, 2022

Critical + Cultural Practices MajorPhotography Major
Film + Screen Arts Major
revised February 28, 2022
Visual Arts Major
Illustration Major

For majors starting second year in September 2019:

2D + Experimental Animation Major

Industrial Design Major
3D Computer Animation MajorInteraction Design Major
Communication Design MajorNew Media + Sound Arts Major
revised May 16, 2019
Critical + Cultural Practices MajorPhotography Major
Film + Screen Arts MajorVisual Arts Major
Illustration Major


What are Critical Studies Courses?

The short answer is that Critical Studies = Academic. Critical studies electives can be filled with courses beginning with the following mnemonics:

AHIS-Art HistoryMHIS-Media History
DHIS-Design HistorySCIE-Science
HUMN-HumanitiesSOCS-Social Science

Everything else is a studio class. To help get familiar with all the courses and mnemonics, check out the Current Course Listings.

Ever wonder what the difference is between Humanities, Social Science and Science?

  • Humanities courses include: philosophy, literature, art history, classical studies and language.
  • Social Science courses include: psychology, anthropology, political science, sociology and women's studies.
  • Science courses include: biology, chemistry, earth science, wood science, physics, astronomy, oceanography and mathematics.