Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

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


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ART 127  Introduction to Graphic Design 3
ART 212  Art History I 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
General Education Courses 6
   
Second Semester 15
ART 261  Typography 3
ART 214  Art History II 3
ART Studio Course (lower) 3
ENG 102  English Composition II 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
ART 262  Color Theory 3
ART 119  Design 2-D 3
GCM 180  Multimedia Foundations 3
COM 230  Argumentation and Debate 3
General Education Course 3
   
Fourth Semester 15
ART Studio Course (upper) 3
COM 142  Video Production 3
GCM 331  Web Publishing 3
PHI 335  Aesthetic Theory 3
Elective Course 3
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
ART 120  Design 3-D 3
ART 227  Graphic Design Studio I 3
ART 243  Introduction to Asian Art 3
COM 331  Radio/TV Commercials 3
General Education Course 3
   
Sixth Semester 15
ART 110  Drawing I 3
ART 327  Graphic Design Studio II 3
General Education Courses 6
Elective Course 3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
ART 427  Graphic Design Studio III 3
PHI 220  Ethics 3
General Education Course 3
Elective Courses 6
   
Eighth Semester 14
ART 422  Art History: The Art World After Modernism 3
ART 428  Graphic Design Studio IV 3
General Elective Course 3
Elective Courses 5
Total 120

Note: One Laboratory Component course must be completed as part of the General Education requirements.

Students must achieve an overall GPA of 2.50 or higher and successfully complete a portfolio review before scheduling Graphic Design Studio I (ART 227) - see adviser.