The Foundation Program in Art at Flagler College represents a series of interrelated courses that provide a consistent and comprehensive set of skills and concepts that represent an essential foundation for the successful art student.
The set of skills and concepts include:
The Art Foundations Program at Flagler College includes the following courses:
All students majoring in Fine Art or Graphic Design must take these courses as a foundation for upper division courses. Students transferring to Flagler College from another institution must take Design I (ART 223) and Drawing and Composition II (ART 106) at Flagler. Any exemptions from this requirement must be approved by the Art and Design department chair.
Not all courses can be offered every semester. Accordingly, students are advised to carefully plan their program of study.
No prerequisites are required unless so stated; exceptions to prerequisites may be made with department approval. All exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.
All transfer students majoring in Fine Art or Graphic Design are required to take Drawing and Composition II (ART 106) and Design I (ART 223) at Flagler. All exemptions from this requirement must be approved in writing by the department chair. ART 233 Graphic Design I is the highest level course that may be transferred within the Graphic Design major or minor. No 300 or above level credits are transferable without permission of the chair. Transfer students or students who change their major may experience delayed graduation.
Students enrolled in the Graphic Design major at Flagler College must follow a sequential ordering of course curriculum. It is highly advisable for all Graphic Design majors to consult their academic advisor for an accurate graduation date.
Some studio art courses will require a lab fee to cover the cost of supplies used by students enrolled in the course. Most studio courses require students to purchase specific art supplies. A list of these required supplies will be included in the course syllabus, which is distributed at the beginning of each course. Students will need to pre-purchase all color and black-and-white prints. Each student is given a $50 starting balance for all classes combined. All print balances return to $50 at beginning of each semester. It is the responsibility of the student to maintain a print balance from that point on by paying in advance for prints on-line by visiting https://print.flagler.edu.