Graphic Design Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in Graphic Design must complete a minimum of 80 quarter hours in the major consisting of the core courses and technical requirements. In addition, the student must complete required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin.

Core Requirements:

DSGN 345Environment Design

4

GRPH 124Introduction to Design

4

GRPH 125Introduction to Typography

3

GRPH 235Digital Imaging I

4

GRPH 255Graphic Design and Layout

4

GRPH 262Computer Illustration

4

GRPH 263Web Design I Studio

4

GRPH 336Digital Imaging II

4

GRPH 366Multimedia Publishing

4

GRPH 370Fundamentals of Packaging

4

GRPH 371Graphic Design Studio

2

GRPH 445Graphics Services

3

GRPH 463Web Publishing

4

GRPH 492Portfolio Design

2

PHTO 156Principles of Photography

3

PHTO 256Intermediate Digital Photography

3

PHTO 356Advanced Digital Photography

4

TECH 321Technology and Society

4

TECH 499Senior Project

1

Electives

7

Total Credit Hours:80

Electives: Must be chosen from ART, COMM, CPTR, DSGN, GRPH, JOUR, MKTG, PHTO, and PRDN in consultation with and approved by the academic advisor assigned by the department chair.

Cognates:

ART 184Introduction to Drawing I

2

ART 194Introduction to Painting I

2

COMM 235Introduction to Filmmaking

4

COMM 357Media Law

4

or

GBUS 361Business Law I

4

JOUR 245Media Writing

4

or

JOUR 341Feature Writing

4

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

Select one of the following (3):

ART 161Design

3

ART 162Design

3

ART 163Design

3

Select from the following (4):

ART 244Illustration

2

ART 245Illustration

2

ART 246Illustration

2

Select one of the following (3):

ART 324History of World Art

3

ART 325History of World Art

3

ART 326History of World Art

3

Select one of the following (4):

MKTG 381Principles of Marketing

4

MKTG 383Principles of Advertising

4

MKTG 384Consumer Behavior

4