Graphic Design B.F.A.

Graphic Design

Degrees

Bachelor of Fine Arts

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Foundation studies: 35 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • DSGN 105 Visual Design Systems
  • — Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications *
  • COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking
  • ENGL 123 Composition
  • — ARLH or ARTH elective
  • — ENGL elective
  • — General education elective †
  • — Mathematics/natural sciences elective †
  • — Social/behavioral sciences elective †

Major curriculum: 75 hours

  • GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design
  • GRDS 205 Typography I
  • GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design
  • GRDS 233 Vector and Raster Graphics
  • GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics
  • GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio I
  • GRDS 353 Typography II
  • GRDS 358 Production Design
  • GRDS 376 Business Practices for Graphic Design
  • GRDS 384 Web Design
  • GRDS 400 Graphic Design Studio II
  • GRDS 408 Graphic Design Portfolio
  • — GRDS elective
  • — GRDS elective
  • — GRDS elective

Additional electives: 15 hours

  • — Free elective
  • — Free elective
  • — Studio elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Choose one of these two courses.
† Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.