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Are you considering transferring to the School of Art at BGSU?

If you are planning on transferring to the School of Art at BGSU, and you are beginning to take courses at another institution, the following guidelines will assist you in selecting courses.

The Ohio Department of Higher Education has developed a system to ensure that students can begin their college education at any public institution of higher learning in Ohio and transfer to any other public institution of higher learning in Ohio without unnecessarily duplicating credit. Click here for more information

  • Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs): Transfer Assurance Guides have been developed to create pathways to degree completion. Click here for more information
  • Ohio Articulation Number (OAN): TAGs provide guidelines for course selection for each pathway. Courses at public institutions across Ohio that meet TAG requirements have been assigned an Ohio Articulation Number (OAN). Click here for more information
  • Transfer Assurance Guide Course Reporting: To find out if your current institution and your destination institution have approved course matches for TAG courses, consult the Transfer Assurance Guide Course Reporting System. Click here for more information
  • Ohio Transfer Module (OTM): Students attending Ohio public institutions can choose Ohio Transfer Module (OTM) courses to satisfy General Education courses. Click here for more information

CLICK HERE for information about applying to BGSU as a transfer student. Transfer students must apply for admission to the University and submit official transcripts which will be evaluated by the Office of Transfer Credit Evaluation.

Transfer Tips by Degree

General Information

The BFA in Art Education requires that students complete the equivalent of four years of academic study (8 full-time semesters of academic courses) before completing one semester of full-time student teaching, for a total of four and one half years of study. Students who are able to take courses in the summer have the opportunity to complete this program in four calendar years.

Students who begin their studies at another institution are welcome to transfer to BGSU at any time. There is no requirement that students complete any specific group of courses, or that students earn an associate’s degree before transferring. However, students who intend to begin their studies at another institution and transfer to BGSU and wish to have an opportunity to complete the Art Education program in a total of four to four and one half years of full-time study are advised to follow the recommendations below.

There are many other courses that students could take that would transfer to BGSU. We are recommending those courses that are readily available at many Ohio public institutions and will best prepare students for the study of Art Education at BGSU.

 

Recommended First Year Curriculum

Click here to download a printable version of the transfer tips for the BFA in Art Education.

For future transfer students beginning their studies at another Ohio public institution Fall of 2016 with the intention of transferring to BGSU Fall of 2017

Complete all ten courses. These courses will be needed as prerequisites for higher-level courses in the second year of the Art Education program at BGSU.

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

ART 1020

OAH003 or OAH058

ART 1030

OAH001

ART 1120

OAH004 or OAH059

ARTH 1450

OAH005

ARTH 1460

OAH005

EDTL 2010

OED001

GSW 1110

TME001

GSW 1120

TME002

PSYC 1010

OSS015

Choose one art course from the options below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

n/a

OAH002

ARTS 2410

OAH006

n/a

OAH011

n/a

OAH047

ARTS 2210

OAH048

ARTS 2310

OAH049

n/a

OAH050

n/a

OAH051

General Information

The BFA in Digital Arts requires that students complete the equivalent of four years of full-time academic study.

Students who begin their studies at another institution are welcome to transfer to BGSU at any time. There is no requirement that students complete any specific group of courses, or that students earn an associate’s degree before transferring. However, students who intend to begin their studies at another Ohio public institution and transfer to BGSU and wish to have an opportunity to complete the Digital Arts program in a total of four years of full-time study are advised to follow the recommendations below.

There are many other courses that students could take that would transfer to BGSU. We are recommending those courses that are readily available at many Ohio public institutions and will best prepare students for the study of Digital Arts at BGSU.

Recommended First Year Curriculum

Click here to download a printable version of the transfer tips for the BFA in Digital Arts.

For future transfer students beginning their studies at another Ohio public institution Fall of 2016 with the intention of transferring to BGSU Fall of 2017

Complete ten courses as indicated below. Failure to take the courses marked with an asterisk before transferring can result in a delay in degree completion of up to one year.

Digital Arts majors must take at least two of ART 1020, 1030, and 1120 (or their equivalents) in order to meet the prerequisites to take ARTC 2210 Digital Imaging. ARTC 2210 is the first course in the Digital Arts major. Students must complete ARTC 2210 in order to be eligible to enroll in any additional Digital Arts courses.

Students who begin their studies at BGSU are advised to take ARTC 2210 in the spring semester of their first year of study in order to be on track to graduate in four years. To allow transfer students an opportunity to stay on track to complete the BFA in Digital Arts in four years, ARTC 2210 is offered every summer semester at BGSU in an online format.

Transfer students in Digital Arts who wish to register for ARTC 2210 in summer 2017 are advised to plan ahead by applying for Summer 2017 admission rather than Fall 2017 admission. Registration for summer semester at BGSU begins in early February each year; therefore students are advised to apply for admission well before February 2017.

ARTC 2210 may be offered online during the fall and spring semesters, depending on demand. Interested transfer students may have an opportunity to take ARTC 2210 online at BGSU while also taking classes at their current school. For more information, check the Schedule of Classes each term at BGSU and consult with the Office of Student Financial Aid about how to set up a Consortium Agreement.

Complete all seven courses listed below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

ART 1020*

OAH003 or OAH058

ART 1030*

OAH001

ART 1120*

OAH004 or OAH059

ARTH 1450

OAH005

ARTH 1460     

OAH005

GSW 1110

TME001

GSW 1120

TME002

Choose one art course from the options below. If these courses are not available at your institution, choose one more general education course.

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

n/a

OAH002

ARTS 2410

OAH006

n/a

OAH011

n/a

OAH047

ARTS 2210

OAH048

ARTS 2310

OAH049

n/a

OAH050

n/a

OAH051

Choose two general education courses from the options below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

BIOL 2040

OSC004

BIOL 2050

OSC003

COMM 1020

OCM004

FN 2070

OHL016

ECON 2020

OSS004

ECON 2030

OSS005

ENG 2740

OAH053

ENG 2750

OAH054

ENG 2640

OAH055

ENG 2650

OAH056

GEOG 1210

OSS008

GEOG 1220

OSS008

GEOG 1250

OSC006

GEOL 1040

OSC011

GEOL 1050

OSC012

HIST 1510

OHS009

HIST 1520

OHS009

HIST 2050

OHS010

HIST 2060

OHS010

PHIL 1010

OAH045

PHIL 1020

OAH046

PHYS 2010

OSC014

PHYS 2020

OSC015

POLS 1100

OSS011

POLS 1710

OSS013

POLS 1720

OSS012

PSYC 1010

OSS015

SOC 1010

OSS021

SOC 2020

OSS025

 

General Information

The BFA in Graphic Design requires that students complete the equivalent of four years of full-time academic study.

Students who begin their studies at another institution are welcome to transfer to BGSU at any time. There is no requirement that students complete any specific group of courses, or that students earn an associate’s degree before transferring. However, students who intend to begin their studies at another institution and transfer to BGSU and wish to have an opportunity to complete the Graphic Design program in a total of four years of full-time study are advised to follow the recommendations below.

There are many other courses that students could take that would transfer to BGSU. We are recommending those courses that are readily available at many Ohio public institutions and will best prepare students for the study of Graphic Design at BGSU.

Recommended First Year Curriculum

Click here to download a printable version of the transfer tips for the BFA in Graphic Design.

For future transfer students beginning their studies at another Ohio public institution Fall of 2016 with the intention of transferring to BGSU Fall of 2017

Complete ten courses as indicated below. Failure to take the courses marked with an asterisk before transferring can result in a delay in degree completion of up to one year.

ART 1020, 1030, and 1120 (or their equivalents) are required as prerequisites for two courses that Graphic Design majors must take in the second year of study at BGSU, ARTD 2010 Principles of Graphic Design and ARTD 2020 Principles of Typography.

ARTD 2010 is typically offered yearly in the fall semester and is the prerequisite for ARTD 2020, which is typically offered yearly in the spring semester. ARTD 2010 and ARTD 2020 are not available in the summer at BGSU. Therefore, we recommend that students transfer to BGSU in the fall semester of the second year of study, prepared to enroll in ARTD 2010.

Complete all seven courses listed below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

ART 1020*

OAH003 or OAH058

ART 1030*      

OAH001

ART 1120*      

OAH004 or OAH059

ARTH 1450     

OAH005

ARTH 1460     

OAH005

GSW 1110

TME001

GSW 1120      

TME002

Choose one art course from the options below. If these courses are not available at your institution, choose one more general education course.

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

n/a

OAH002

ARTS 2410

OAH006

n/a

OAH011

n/a

OAH047

ARTS 2210

OAH048

ARTS 2310

OAH049

n/a

OAH050

n/a

OAH051

Choose two general education courses from the options below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

BIOL 2040

OSC004

BIOL 2050

OSC003

COMM 1020

OCM004

FN 2070

OHL016

ECON 2020**

OSS004

ECON 2030**

OSS005

ENG 2740

OAH053

ENG 2750

OAH054

ENG 2640

OAH055

ENG 2650

OAH056

GEOG 1210

OSS008

GEOG 1220

OSS008

GEOG 1250

OSC006

GEOL 1040

OSC011

GEOL 1050

OSC012

HIST 1510

OHS009

HIST 1520

OHS009

HIST 2050

OHS010

HIST 2060

OHS010

PHIL 1010

OAH045

PHIL 1020

OAH046

PHYS 2010

OSC014

PHYS 2020

OSC015

POLS 1100

OSS011

POLS 1710

OSS013

POLS 1720

OSS012

PSYC 1010

OSS015

SOC 1010

OSS021

SOC 2020

OSS025

** Either ECON course is a good choice for students intending to minor in marketing.

A marketing minor is recommended, but not required, for the BFA in Graphic Design.

General Information

The BFA in Studio requires that students complete the equivalent of four years of full-time academic study.

Students who begin their studies at another institution are welcome to transfer to BGSU at any time. There is no requirement that students complete any specific group of courses, or that students earn an associate’s degree before transferring. However, students who intend to begin their studies at another institution and transfer to BGSU and wish to have an opportunity to complete the Studio program in a total of four years of full-time study are advised to follow the recommendations below.

There are many other courses that students could take that would transfer to BGSU. We are recommending those courses that are readily available at many Ohio public institutions and will best prepare students for the study of Studio at BGSU.

Recommended First Year Curriculum

Click here to download a printable version of the transfer tips for the BFA in Studio.

For future transfer students beginning their studies at another Ohio public institution Fall of 2016 with the intention of transferring to BGSU Fall of 2017

Complete all seven courses listed below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

ART 1020

OAH003 or OAH058

ART 1030

OAH001

ART 1120

OAH004 or OAH059

ARTH 1450     

OAH005

ARTH 1460

OAH005

GSW 1110

TME001

GSW 1120

TME002

Choose one art course from the options below. If these courses are not available at your institution, choose one more general education course.

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

n/a

OAH002

ARTS 2410

OAH006

n/a

OAH011

n/a

OAH047

ARTS 2210

OAH048

ARTS 2310

OAH049

n/a

OAH050

n/a

OAH051

Choose two general education courses from the options below:

BGSU Course

OAN/OTM

BIOL 2040

OSC004

BIOL 2050

OSC003

COMM 1020

OCM004

FN 2070

OHL016

ECON 2020

OSS004

ECON 2030

OSS005

ENG 2740

OAH053

ENG 2750

OAH054

ENG 2640

OAH055

ENG 2650

OAH056

GEOG 1210

OSS008

GEOG 1220

OSS008

GEOG 1250

OSC006

GEOL 1040

OSC011

GEOL 1050

OSC012

HIST 1510

OHS009

HIST 1520

OHS009

HIST 2050

OHS010

HIST 2060

OHS010

PHIL 1010

OAH045

PHIL 1020

OAH046

PHYS 2010

OSC014

PHYS 2020

OSC015

POLS 1100

OSS011

POLS 1710

OSS013

POLS 1720

OSS012

PSYC 1010

OSS015

SOC 1010

OSS021

SOC 2020

OSS025

AFTER ADMISSION AND TRANSFER EVALUATION REPORT

Once a transfer student's course evaluation has been completed by the BGSU Transfer office, next steps are available below for further substitution of Art and Art History courses:

 

BGSU

School of Art

Transfer Credit Evaluation Process

2016 – 2017

Courses that appear on the Transfer Evaluation Report as ART, ARTC, ARTD, ARTE, ARTH, ARTS 1XXX or 3XXX are not automatically used by the Degree Audit to fulfill major and minor requirements in degree programs offered by the School of Art.

It is possible that upon further evaluation some or all of these courses could be substituted to meet degree requirements in major or minor programs offered by the School of Art.

Students who wish to seek further evaluation of any 1XXX or 3XXX courses in the areas of ART, ARTC, ARTD, ARTE, ARTH or ARTS may follow the steps below.

1.     Student obtains a copy of their BGSU Transfer Evaluation Report.

        a.     The Office of Transfer Credit Evaluation sends a copy of the Transfer Evaluation Report to the student’s official BGSU email account.

        b.     If necessary, student may request another copy of the report from the Office of Transfer Credit    Evaluation, Room 115, Administration Building, (419) 372-7959 or transfer@bgsu.edu

2.     Student meets with SOA Associate Director to review Transfer Evaluation Report.

        a.     Student emails Associate Director to request an appointment to discuss specific courses and        determine next steps.

b.     Student provides Transfer Evaluation Report to Associate Director at time of appointment.

c.      2016-2017 SOA Associate Director is Charlie Kanwischer ckanwis@bgsu.edu.

3.     Student meets with appropriate SOA Faculty on recommendation of Associate Director.

        a.     Student provides Transfer Evaluation Report.

        b.     Student provides copies of class materials for review (syllabus, portfolio, assignments, etc.).

4.     Faculty evaluators send email to Associate Director with evaluation decisions.

        a.     Email must include:

                                               i.     Student ID

                                              ii.     Name of transfer institution

                                             iii.     Name of transfer course

                                             iv.     Course code and number of transfer course credits

5.     Associate Director writes up Substitution Request Form for the student.

6.     Associate Director forwards form to SOA Director for approval.

7.     Director forwards form to SOA Secretary I.

8.     Secretary I forwards form to A & S college office for approval and coding in student’s Degree Audit.

9.     Student is responsible to monitor their Degree Audit to make sure that the substitution has been coded.

10.   Student contacts Associate Director if substitution does not appear in Degree Audit within two weeks of submission. 

Click here to download the 2016-2017 Transfer Credit Evaluation Process

The following is a list of courses that can be evaluated by faculty at the School of Art. Please contact Associate Director of the School of Art Dena Eber (deber@bgsu.edu) for further information about who to contact for each Division.

• ART 1020 Design Studio: Surface and Process
• ART 1030 Drawing Studio: Perception and Color
• ART 1120 Media Studio: Space and Time
• ARTH 1450 Western Art I
• ARTH 1460 Western Art II
• ARTS 4070 Art In Context
• ARTS 4090 Professional Practices
 

• ARTE 2440 Art for Early Childhood Education
• ARTE 2450 Art for Middle Childhood Education
• ARTE 2520 Foundations of Art Education
• ARTE 3520 Media and Methods in Art Education
• ARTE 3820 Art Methods for Inclusive Learners
• ARTE 4070 Visual Arts Methods and Teaching Practicum
• ARTE 4520 Advanced Methods in Art Education 

• ARTH 2700 Survey of World Art
• ARTH 2900 Art History Methods and Theory
• ARTH 3110 Bronze Age Aegean Art
• ARTH 3130 Greek Art
• ARTH 3150 Etruscan and Roman Art
• ARTH 3170 Ancient Near Eastern Art
• ARTH 3190 Ancient Egyptian Art
• ARTH 3310 Early Christian and Byzantine Art
• ARTH 3330 Medieval Art
• ARTH 3350 Art of the Italian Renaissance
• ARTH 3370 Northern Renaissance Art
• ARTH 3390 Baroque Art
• ARTH 3610 Art of the 19th Century
• ARTH 3630 Modern Architecture
• ARTH 3650 Histories of Photography
• ARTH 3670 Art of the Modern Period
• ARTH 3690 Art of the Contemporary Period
• ARTH 3710 Art of India and S.E. Asia
• ARTH 3730 Art of China and Japan
• ARTH 3750 Art of Western Africa
• ARTH 3770 MesoAmerican Art
• ARTH 3790 Oceanic Art
• ARTH 4150 Critical Issues in Ancient Art
• ARTH 4350 Critical Issues in Early Modern Art
• ARTH 4650 Critical Issues in Art and Technologies
• ARTH 4690 Critical Issues in Modern and Contemporary Art 

• ARTS 2710 Ceramics I
• ARTS 3720 Ceramics II
• ARTS 3730 Ceramics III
• ARTS 4740 Advanced Ceramics
• ARTS 4750 Glazes and Raw Materials
• ARTS 4760 Kiln Design
• ARTS Senior Studio in Ceramics 

• ARTC 2210 Digital Imaging
• ARTC 3100 Animation Principles & Techniques
• ARTC 3110 3-D Modeling
• ARTC 3120 3-D Digital Animation
• ARTC 3310 Interactive Art
• ARTC 3440 Digital Video Art
• ARTC 4000 Contemporary Practices in Digital Arts
• ARTC 4090 Professional Practices & Presentation
• ARTC 4130 Digital Character Animation I
• ARTC 4140 Digital Character Animation II
• ARTC 4180 Senior Studio In Digital Arts
• ARTC 4230 Advanced Digital Imaging Art Studio
• ARTC 4240 Alternative Digital Print
• ARTC 4250 Photography for Digital Artists
• ARTC 4330 Advanced Digital Imaging Art Studio
• ARTC 4440 Advanced Digital Video Art

• ARTS 2110 Drawing: The Figure
• ARTS 3130 Contemporary Concepts in Drawing
• ARTS 4240 Advanced Painting and Drawing
• ARTS 4280 Senior Studio in Painting and Drawing
 

• ARTS 2610 Glass I
• ARTS 3620 Glass II
• ARTS 3630 Introduction to Glass Casting
• ARTS 4630 Glass III
• ARTS 4640 Glass IV
• ARTS 4680 Senior Studio in Glass
 

• ARTD 2010 Principles of Graphic Design
• ARTD 2020 Principles of Typography
• ARTD 3010 Intermediate Graphic Design
• ARTD 3040 Three Dimensional Graphic Design
• ARTD 3050 Graphic Design Processes & Procedures
• ARTD 3060 Graphic Design Theory
• ARTD 4010 History of Graphic Design
• ARTD 4030 Systems-Based Graphic Design
• ARTD 4050 Interactive Graphic Design
• ARTD 4060 Graphic Design Practicum
• ARTD 4070 Graphic Design Senior Thesis
• ARTD 4080 Senior Studio in Graphic Design
• ARTD 4890 Graphic Design Internship
 

• ARTS 2810 Jewelry and Metals I
• ARTS 3820 Enameling on Metal
• ARTS 3830 Jewelry and Metals II
• ARTS 4840 Jewelry and Metals III
• ARTS 4880 Senior Studio in Jewelry and Metals
 

• ARTS 2210 Introduction to Painting
• ARTS 3240 Contemporary Concepts in Painting
• ARTS 4240 Advanced Painting and Drawing
• ARTS 4280 Senior Studio in Painting and Drawing
 

• ARTS 2410 Introduction to the Language of Photography
• ARTS 3420 Photography: Large Format
• ARTS 3410 Community Projects in Photography
• ARTS 3430 Contemporary Concepts in Photography: Intro to Color
• ARTS 4440 Advanced Contemporary Concepts in Photography
• ARTS 4480 Senior Studio in Photography
 

• ARTS 2310 Introduction to Printmaking
• ARTS 3320 Printmaking: Relief and Monoprinting
• ARTS 3330 Printmaking: Etching
• ARTS 3340 Printmaking: Lithography
• ARTS 3350 Screenprinting
• ARTS 4350 Advanced Printmaking
• ARTS 4360 2D-Digital Hybrids
• ARTS 4380 Senior Studio in Prints
 

• ARTS 2910 Modeling and Moldmaking
• ARTS 3920 Introduction to Carving
• ARTS 3930 Metal Casting
• ARTS 4940 Advanced Technical Carving
• ARTS 4950 Advanced Sculptural Research
• ARTS 4980 Senior Studio in Sculpture