Bachelor of Arts in Design-Graphic Design Concentration

This curriculum plan reflects changes implemented in the 2016-17 catalog year

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ARTS2300 Color Theory 3 ARTS1100 Principles of Drawing 3
SOCI1001 Introduction to Sociology 3 GRPH2120 Techniques of Vector Imaging 3
CORE1001 Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm 3 CORE-ENGL The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems 3
MATH1200 College Algebra 3 ARTS1003
ARTS1004
ARTS2003
Art History I or
Art History II or
Contemporary Art History: Art and Artists of the Digital Age
3
ARTS1301 Principles of Design 3 Open Elective 3
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ARTS1003
ARTS1004
ARTS2003
Art History I or
Art History II or
Contemporary Art History: Art and Artists of the Digital Age
3 CORE3100 Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset 3
GRPH2140 Graphic Design I 3 GRPH2150 Graphic Design II 3
GRPH2110 Typography 3 GRPH2170 Principles of Digital Imaging 3
GRPH2130 Techniques of Raster Imaging 3 MKTG2101 Advertising 3
ENGL1003 Writing About Literature 3 Science Elective w/ Lab 4
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
General Education Elective 3 GRPH3110 Advanced Web Design 3
GRPH2160 Introduction to Web Design 3 GRPH3140 Package Design 3
Open Elective 3 Open Elective 3
GRPH3120 Publication Design 3 Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
GRPH3130 Advertising Design 3 GRPH2180 Animation and Motion Graphics 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
GRPH4520 Senior Team Project 3 GRPH4510 Design Portfolio 3
GRPH4530 Professional Practices in Graphic Design 3 GRPH4210 Special Projects in Design or 3
GRPH4400 Advanced Topics in Design 3 Open Elective
General Education Elective 3 GRPH4300 Career Internship or 3
Open Elective 3 GRPH Elective
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
15 15
Total Credits: 121

Graphic Design Electives include:

  • GRPH4215 Corporate Design
  • GRPH4220 Advanced Digital Photography
  • GRPH3702 Advanced Advertising Design

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