Graphic Design Major

Freshman Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for first year students in the graphic design major under the Visual Arts division.
COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS
ART 1803C Workshop for Art Research & Practice 6
ARH 2050 Art History I 3
ART 1300C Drawing 3
ART 1202C 2-D Design 3
ART 2600C Computer Art 3

Sophomore Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for second year students in the graphic design major under the Visual Arts division.
COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS
ART 2051 Art History II 3
GRA 2190C Communications Design I 3
ART 2802C VAW [Typography] 3
ART 2802C VAW [Web Design] 3
PGY 2401C Intro to Photography 3
GRA 2191C Communications Design II 3

Junior Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for third year students in the graphic design major under the Visual Arts division.
COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS
ART 3193C Graphic Design: Virtualization & Creativity 3
ART 3198C Image, Form & Meaning 3
ARH 3820C Digital Photography 3
ART 4450 Early 20th Century Art 3
ART Visual Arts Studio Electives 3
ART 3209C Typography II 3
ART 3194C Graphic Design: Technologies & Processes 3
ARH 4471 Late 20th Century Art 3
ART 3381C Sketchbook Journal 3
ART Visual Arts Studio Electives 3

Senior Year

The break down of courses throughout the semesters for fourth year students in the graphic design major under the Visual Arts division.
COURSE # COURSE NAME CREDITS
GRA 4197C Graphic Design: Visual System 3
GRA 4186C Senior Design Studio 3
ART 4955C Senior Project I 3
GRA 4196C Design: Ideas & Style 3
ARH Art History Elective 6
ART 4187C Design Workshop 3
ART 4930C Special Topics: Business of Art 3
ART 4940C Internship 3
ART 4955C Senior Project II 3
ART Visual Arts Studio Electives 3

Students must take 30 additional hours of General Education courses,
    1. General Education courses may be taken during the major terms or during the summer terms.
    2. Students must earn a minimum of 12 credits hours in General Education during the academic year.        
    3. Students must complete their AA requirements by the end of the 3rd year.                     

  Lower Division Credit Total: 36
  Upper Division Credit Total: 60
  Academics: 30
  Total Credits: 126