Curriculum Requirements for Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 303 Communication for Art and Design 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
Seminars Credits:
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Math and Science Credits:
MATH 115 Introductory Concepts of Mathematics 3
Science choice 3
    Total: 6 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Freshman Art Foundation Credits:
ARTD 101 2-D Design I 3
ARTD 102 3-D Design I 3
ARTD 150 Color Theory 3
ARTW 101 Drawing I 3
ARTW 151 Drawing II 3
    Total: 15 Credits
 
Graphic Design Sequence Credits:
ARTC 201 Computer Graphics I* 3
ARTC 251 Computer Graphics II* 3
ARTC 301 Computer Graphics III* 3
ARTG 201 Graphic Design I 3
ARTG 251 Graphic Design II 3
ARTG 301 Graphic Design III 3
ARTG 302 Typography 3
ARTG 303 Illustration 3
ARTG 351 Package Design 3
ARTG 352 Editorial Design 3
ARTG 401 Advertising Design Problems 3
ARTG 404 Information Design 3
ARTG 451 Portfolio 3
    Total: 39 Credits
* All computer graphics courses require department permission prior to registration.
 
Art History Credits:
ARTH 101 Art History I 3
ARTH 151 Art History II 3
ARTH 201 Art History III 3
    Total: 9 Credits
 
Department Electives (choose four) Credits:
ARTB 300 Academic Internship 3
ARTG 260 Web Design 3
ARTG 310 Advanced Typography 3
ARTG 320 Motion Graphics Design 3
ARTG 402 Book Design 3
ARTG 403 Branding 3
ARTJ 301 Open Elective in Fine Arts 3
ARTJ 403 Special Project B 3
ARTP 201 Painting I 3
ARTR 201 Printing I 3
ARTS 201 Sculpture I 3
ARTS 251 Sculpture II 3
ARTW 255 Concept and Visual Storytelling 3
ARTW 265 Mixed Media Methods: From Traditional to Digital 3
ARTY 201 Photography I 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
General Electives Credits:
Choose electives in consultation with advisor 12
 
Total Required Credits = 123