Curriculum

Total credit hours: 120

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Core Studies Requirements 12 Credit Hours
  • COR 101

    Surface, Space & Time

    Surface, Space & Time

    6

  • COR 102

    Studio for Research & Practice

    Studio for Research & Practice

    6

Graphic Design Major 48 Credit Hours
  • GRD 101

    History of Graphic Design (Fall)

    History of Graphic Design (Fall)

    3

  • GRD 121

    Fundamentals of Typography (Spring)

    Fundamentals of Typography (Spring)

    3

  • GRD 210

    Concept Development

    Concept Development

    3

  • GRD 230

    Digital Design I

    Digital Design I

    3

  • GRD 231

    Digital Design II

    Digital Design II

    3

  • GRD 232

    Experimental Typography

    Experimental Typography

    3

  • GRD 300

    Portfolio Review (Spring)

    Portfolio Review (Spring)

    0

  • GRD 310

    Brand Development

    Brand Development

    3

  • GRD 332

    Advanced Typography

    Advanced Typography

    3

  • GRD 341

    Introduction to HTML & CSS

    Introduction to HTML & CSS

    3

  • GRD 342

    Advanced Web Development

    Advanced Web Development

    3

  • GRD 343

    Web & Interactive

    Web & Interactive

    3

  • GRD 401

    Professional Practices (Fall)

    Professional Practices (Fall)

    3

  • GRD 410

    Promotion & Packaging

    Promotion & Packaging

    3

  • GRD 460

    Senior Portfolio Development

    Senior Portfolio Development

    3

  • ILN 221

    Introduction to Illustration

    Introduction to Illustration

    3

  • ILN 233

    Digital Design & Illustration

    Digital Design & Illustration

    3

General Education Core Requirements 30 Credit Hours
  • ART 101

    Art History Survey I

    Art History Survey I

    3

  • ART 102

    Art History Survey II

    Art History Survey II

    3

  • COM 220

    Speech Communication

    Speech Communication

    3

  • ENG 101

    English Composition I

    English Composition I

    3

  • ENG 102

    English Composition II

    English Composition II

    3

  • HIS 101

    History of World Civilization I

    History of World Civilization I

    3

  • ART 102

    Art History Survey II

    Art History Survey II

    3

  • MAT 101

    Mathematics for Visual Arts

    Mathematics for Visual Arts

    3

  • SCI 3XX

    Natural Science Series

    Natural Science Series

    3

  • Various

    Social Science Requirement

    Social Science Requirement

    3

Web Design Concentration 12 Credit Hours
  • GRD 344X

    Series: Special Topics in Web Development

    Series: Special Topics in Web Development

    3

  • Various

    Graphic Design Electives

    Graphic Design Electives

    9

Graphic Design Electives* 12 Credit Hours Only required for students without a concentration *Recommended courses include, but are not limited to:
  • GRD 344X

    Series: Special Topics in Web Development

    Series: Special Topics in Web Development

    3

  • GRD 351X

    Series: Special Topics in Graphic Design

    Series: Special Topics in Graphic Design

    3

  • GRD 361

    Special Problems In Advertising

    Special Problems In Advertising

    3

  • GRD 470

    Internship I

    Internship I

    3

General Education Electives 9 Credit Hours
  • Various

    General Education Electives

    General Education Electives

    6

  • Various

    Art or Design History Elective

    Art or Design History Elective

    3

Visual Art Electives** 9 Credit Hours **Recommended courses include, but are not limited to:
  • ART 261

    Printmaking I

    Printmaking I

    3

  • ILN 322

    Visual Narratives (formerly GRD 322 Illustration II)

    Visual Narratives (formerly GRD 322 Illustration II)

    3

  • ILN 323

    Special Topics: Visiting Illustrators (formerly GRD 323)

    Special Topics: Visiting Illustrators (formerly GRD 323)

    3

  • ILN 421

    Advanced Illustration Seminar (formerly GRD 324)

    Advanced Illustration Seminar (formerly GRD 324)

    3

  • PHO 121

    Photography I

    Photography I

    3