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B.A in Art - Graphic Design Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree with concentrations in Graphic Design)

REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES FOR ALL ART STUDENTS (39 HOURS)

 

 

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hrs.

ART 121

Basic Design I – 2D Fundamentals

3

ART 122

Basic Design II – 3D Fundamentals         

3

ART 123

Color Theory                                           

3

ART 201

Art History Survey I

3

ART 202

Art History Survey II

3

ART 209

Drawing and Composition I

3

ART 210

Drawing and Composition II

3

ART 240

Visual Thinking

3

ART 465

Senior Comprehensives

1

ART 470

Portfolio

1

ART 475

Senior Exhibition

1

Chose 1 from
Art 321, 332

TWO DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENT - class selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support class

 

ART 321

Painting I

3

ART 332

Printmaking I

3

Chose 1 from
Art 325, 341

THREE DIMENSIONAL REQUIREMENT - class selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support class

 

ART 325

Ceramics 1

3

ART 341

Sculpture 1

3

 

ART HISTORY - SELECT ANY 6 HOURS FROM ART 302, 303, 304, 309, 310, 416

Any classes selected in this area CAN NOT be used  as support classes

6

ART 302

19th Century Art

3

ART 303

Early 20th Century Art

3

ART 304

Contemporary Art        

3

ART 309

Introduction to African-American Art

3

ART 310

History of Graphic Design                   

3

ART 416

Art Theory

3

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN REQUIRED SUPPORT CLASSES (25 Hrs.)

Students seeking a Graphic Design emphasis must select a minimum of 25 hours from the classes listed below.

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hrs.

ART 224

Graphic Design I

3

ART 225

Graphic Design II  (Pre-Req – ART 224)

3

ART 330

Typography I

3

ART 331

Typography II  (Pre-Req – ART 330)

3

ART 332

Printmaking I – Cannot be used to satisfy this areas requirement if selected above.

3

ART 333

Printmaking II – Intaglio / Relief – Can be substituted for ART 332 if student used ART 332 in required area

3

ART 345

Computer Graphics I                     

3

ART 346

Computer Graphics II  (Pre-Req -  ART 345)                         

3

ART 450

Art Studio  (Pre-Req – Permission of Chair)

4

 

 

 

 

Click here to download the full curriculum as a Word document

 

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