B.A. in visual communication

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Savannah
- eLearning

Concentration in graphic design

Foundation studies: 25 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • Studio elective

General education: 90 hours

  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • CTXT 121 Visual Culture in Context: Caves to Cathedrals
  • CTXT 122 Visual Culture in Context: Age of Exploration to Postmodernity
  • ENGL 123 Ink to Ideas: Critical Concepts in Literature and Writing
  • DIGI 130 Digital Communication
  • ARTH 207 20th-century Art
  • PHIL 301 Aesthetics
  • ARLH or ARTH elective
  • ARLH or ARTH elective
  • ENGL elective
  • ENGL elective
  • General education elective
  • General education elective
  • General education elective
  • Mathematics/natural sciences elective
  • Mathematics/natural sciences elective
  • Social/behavioral sciences elective
  • Social/behavioral sciences elective

Graphic design concentration: 45 hours

  • GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design
  • GRDS 205 Typography I: Anatomy, Form and Space
  • GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design
  • Select one of these three options:

  • ITGM 267 Core Principles: Interactive Design
  • ITGM 357 Applied Principles: Interactive Web Design
  • GRDS 384 Web Design
  • GRDS 285 Graphic Design Media Management
  • GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio I: Idea Visualization
  • GRDS 353 Typography II: Information and Media
  • GRDS 358 Production for Print and Digital Environments
  • Select one of these three options:

  • GRDS 479 Undergraduate Internship
  • PRO 580 SCADpro Collaboration
  • ADBR, ANIM, ARVR, FILM, GRDS, ILLU, ITGM, MOME, PHOT, SCOM, SERV, SNDS or VSFX elective

Additional electives: 20 hours

  • Free elective
  • Free elective
  • Free elective
  • Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours