Eight-Semester Plan for B.F.A. in Graphic Design

 Program Guide For: B.F.A. in Art with Emphasis in Graphic Design
Suggested Course Sequence

Total for Degree: 128 Credit Hours

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 131 Intro to Drawing 3 ART 141 Life Drawing 3
ART 132 2-D Design 3 ART 142 3-D Design 3
ART 136 Art History Survey I 3 ART 137 Art History Survey II 3
First Year Seminar     3 P1   Social Science 3
ENG (C1) 101 Composition I 3 MATH (C2) 101 Math Concepts 3
      (15)       (15)
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 270 Communication Design 3 ART 371 Graphic Design I 3
ART 271 Interactive Media 3 ART 374 Typography I 3
ART   Studio Elective 3 ART   Studio Elective 3
ENG (C1) 102 Composition II 3 P6   World Cultures 3
C4   Health 3 COMM (C3) 201 Intro Speech Comm 3
      (15)       (15)

 

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 460 Motion Graphics I 3 ART 479 Motion Graphics II 3
ART 471 Graphic Design II 3 ART 475 Typography II 3
ART 300 - 400 Upper Division Art History 3 ART 300 - 400 Upper Division Art History 3
ART   Studio Elective 3 ART   Studio Elective 3
P5   Fine and Performing Art 3 C5   Physical and Biological Sciences 3
C5   Physical and Biological Sciences 3  General Elective      3
      (18)       (18)
 
Summer Session
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 483 Internship 3        
      (3)        
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 474 Portfolio 3 ART   Studio Elective 3
ART   Studio Elective 3 ART   Studio Elective 3
PAR 310 Philosophy of Art 3 P3   History 3
ART 300 - 400 Upper Division Art History 3 P4   Humanities 3
General Elective   General Elective 2 P1   Social Science 3
      (14)       (15)

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Total for Degree: 128 Credit Hours

updated December 2010

 

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