Graphics and Multimedia: Bachelor's DegreeGraphics and Multimedia: Bachelor's Degree

Graphics and Multimedia: Bachelor's Degree

Our program offers you an understanding of graphic communications concepts applicable to a variety of positions in the graphic communications industry. Additionally, it provides you with a broad understanding of business management principles, analytical/verbal skills, computer applications and a firm general education background. To learn more about each course, view our Course Catalog.

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years. 

First Semester – 16 credits

CourseCredits

**ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

*GCM 100 Graphic Communication Processes I

3 crs.

*GCM 101 Time-Based Media                   

*GCM 180 Multimedia Foundations

3 crs.

3 crs.

**MAT 181 College Algebra

3 crs.



**UNI 100 First-Year Seminar

1 cr.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

**BUS 100 Introduction to Business 

3 crs.

3 crs.

*GCM 200 Graphic Communication Processes II    

*GCM 225 Digital Layout and Design  

3 crs.

*GCM 240 Desktop Publishing

3 crs.



General Education Course

3 crs.

Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 220 Black and White Photography

3 crs.

*GCM 302 Lithographic Techniques

3 crs.

**MGT 300 Principles of Management

3 crs.

Natural Science Course

General Education Course

3 crs.

3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 211 Screen Printing Techniques

3 crs.

*GCM 320 Digital Video  

3 crs.

*MKT 320 Principles of Selling

3 crs.

Approved MGT/MKT or GCM Elective

General Education Course

3 crs.

3 crs.


Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 300 Digital Photography

3 crs.

*GCM 330 Flexography and Package Printing

3 crs.

*GCM 331 Web Publishing

3 crs.

Approved GCM Writing Course

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 340 Computer Animation and 3D Imaging

3 crs.

*GCM 342 Estimating and Cost Analysis  

3 crs.

*GCM 365 Color Imaging

3 crs.

Free Elective Course

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 406 Digital Workflow and Print Technology

3 crs.

*GCM 445 Printing Production Planning and Control

3 crs.

Approved MGT/MKT or GCM Elective Course

3 crs.

Free Elective Course

General Education Course

3 crs.

3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

*GCM 410 Digital Portfolio

3 crs.

*GCM 485 Graphics Seminar  

3 crs.

*GCM 495 GCM Internship

3 crs.

Approved MGT/MKT or GCM Elective Course

Free Elective Course

3 crs.

3 crs.

* Required major and related courses
** Required and recommended General Education courses