Graphic Design Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in Graphic Design must complete a minimum of 81 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 110Design Principles I

4

GRPH 124Introduction to Design

4

GRPH 136Digital Imaging I

4

GRPH 255Graphic Design and Layout

4

GRPH 262Computer Illustration

4

GRPH 263Web Design Studio

4

GRPH 265Graphic Design History and Theory Studio

4

GRPH 272Typography

3

GRPH 336Digital Imaging II

4

GRPH 345/PRDN 345Environment Design

4

GRPH 370Fundamentals of Packaging

4

GRPH 371Graphic Design Studio

2

GRPH 445Graphics Services

3

GRPH 463Web Publishing

4

GRPH 466UI/UX Design Fundamentals

2

GRPH 490Internship

0-4; 4

GRPH 491Portfolio: Brand Identity

1

GRPH 492Portfolio Design

2

PHTO 156Principles of Photography

3

PHTO 256Intermediate Digital Photography

3

PHTO 356Advanced Digital Photography

4

PRDN 345/GRPH 345Environment Design

4

TECH 321Technology and Society

4

TECH 499Senior Project

1

Electives

7

Total Credit Hours:81

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 160Materials and Methods

3

COMM 357Media Law

4

or

GBUS 361Business Law I

4

FLTV 135Introduction to Filmmaking

4

SPCH 101Fundamentals of Speech Communication

4

Select one of the following (4):

ART 181Analysis of Form

4

ILL 244Introduction to Illustration

4

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 (3-4):

JOUR 245Media Writing

4

JOUR 341Feature Writing

4

JOUR 349Social Media Strategies

3

Select one of the following (4):

MKTG 381Principles of Marketing

4

MKTG 383Principles of Advertising

4

MKTG 384Consumer Behavior

4