Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Bulletin: 2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin Program: Art Major, Graphic Design Emphasis, B.A./B.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Art Major, Graphic Design Emphasis, B.A./B.S.

College of Liberal Arts >> Art and Design 

The Graphic Design emphasis develops creative minds to think conceptually and critically. It also provides students with the technical skills to produce effective visual communication. Students learn to use industry standard software and technologies to design logos, visual identity systems, promotional materials (such as posters, flyers, and brochures), multi-page publications (such as books, newsletters, and magazines), and more for print or digital media.

45 hours; 2.0 major GPA required

A maximum of two (2) classes with a grade less than a C may be applied to the major/concentration.

Required Courses (39 hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 103 - Color and Design
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ART 105 - Drawing I
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 231 - Introduction to Graphic Design
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 232 - Typography
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 331 - Illustration Techniques
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 376 - Graphic Design II
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 468 - Publication Design
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 475 - Graphic Design III
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 494 - Senior Design Seminar
Term(s) Offered: Fall
Credits: 3
ARTH 221 - Art History I

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Historical Inquiry


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTH 222 - Art History II

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Creative and Aesthetic Expression; Embedded Experience-Diversity


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3

 

Select two upper-level Art History courses Credits: 6

ARTH 323 - Ancient Greek Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 327 - Medieval Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 335 - Asian Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 343 - Renaissance Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 344 - Baroque Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 353 - 19th Century Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 354 - 20th Century Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 355 - Contemporary Art
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTH 359 - Special Studies in Art History
Term(s) Offered: Spring, Summer
Credits: 1-3
ARTH 390 - Select Topics in Art History
Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered
Credits: 3
ARTH 490 - Special Problems in Art History
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3

Directed electives (6 hours)

Selected from the following:

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ARTD 275 - Computer Graphic Arts
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 332 - Digital Illustration
Term(s) Offered: Fall
Credits: 3
ARTD 378 - History of Graphic Design
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 381 - Interactive Web Design
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 382 - Interactive Graphics
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
ARTP 321 - Advanced Digital Photo Manipulation
Term(s) Offered: Fall
Credits: 3
ARTD 431 - Narrative Illustration
Term(s) Offered: Every third fall/spring semester
Credits: 3
ARTD 476 - Graphic Design IV
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Credits: 3
ARTD 399 - Special Topics in Design
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ART 399 - Select Topics in Studio Art (topics vary; approved design courses may be allowed)
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
ART 489 - Special Problems in Art (topics vary; approved design courses may be allowed)
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 1-6
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