Graphic Design (B.F.A.)

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Communication Design Major Requirements (79 credit hours)
Foundation Courses (37 credit hours)
DES 101/AAD 102INTRODUCTION TO TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
DES/AAD 103INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
DES 277COMPUTER GRAPHICS I3
DES 314HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TO THE PRESENT3
DES 377COMPUTER GRAPHICS II3
DES 307COLOR THEORY3
DES 414SENIOR SEMINAR/EXHIBITION4
FAR/AAD 101DRAWING I3
FAR 104/AAD 150THEMES AND ISSUES IN THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS3
FAR 220INTRODUCTORY PHOTOGRAPHY3
FAR 250/AAD 251ART HISTORY I3
FAR 251/AAD 252ART HISTORY II3
Major Courses (39 credit hours)
DES 270VISUAL COMMUNICATION I3
DES 271LETTERING AND TYPOGRAPHY I3
DES 370VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS II3
DES 374ADVERTISING DESIGN3-6
DES 378WEB DESIGN 13
DES 379MOTION DESIGN3
DES 380ILLUSTRATION3
DES 382DIGITAL 3D 13
DES 472WEB DESIGN II3
DES 473GRAPHIC DESIGN3-9
DES 488INTERNSHIP1-12
DES 489MOTION DESIGN 23
Studio elective: Select one 200 or 300 level studio course from any program except Graphic Design in the Art & Design Department.(3 credit hours)
All College Electives
2-8 credit hours2-8
Total Credit Hours120