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Graphic Design

Associate in Applied Science Degree
67 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0370

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area C — 

Science

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline
(Recommended course to satisfy Area F)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Other General Education credits

0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E, or F if needed to meet 18-credit-hour minimu

Total General Education Requirements:

18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

ART 105 Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Art I or

3

GRD 101 Introduction to Visual Communication

 

ART 115 Beginning Photography or

3

ART 117 Digital Photography

 

ART 131 Drawing I

3

ART 216 Digital Imaging

3

ART 224 Graphic Design I

3

ART 225 Layout Design and Typography

3

ART 250 Computer Art

3

ART 259 Web Graphic Page Design

3

ART 260 3-D Animation and Multimedia

3

ART 265 Prepress and Press

3

ART 266 Computer Graphics Using the Macintosh Platform

1

ART 267 Web Layout Design and Typography

3

ART 268 Advanced Web Animation and Multimedia I

3

ART 272 Portfolio Development

3

GRD 251 Graphic Design Practicum

3


Elective courses to total a minimum of six credit hours from the following Media Tracks:


6


Print

 

ART 244 Designing Branding and Logos

3

ART 256 Advanced Graphic Design

3

ART 257 Advanced Masking and Compositing

3

MKT 131 Principles of Marketing

3

MKT 215 Introduction to Advertising

3


Web

 

ART 270 3-D Illustration

3

ART 273 Advanced Web Animation and Multimedia II

3

CIS 131 Web Page Development

4

CIS 171 Advanced Web Page Development

3


Animation and Multimedia

 

ART 261 3-D Advanced Animation and Multimedia

3

ART 262 Multimedia Sound Production

3

ART 263 Computer Graphics and Video in Multimedia

3

ART 270 3-D Illustration

3


Additional electives; contact Advising and Counseling for a list of acceptable courses


3

Total Major Requirements:

49


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

67

 

 

*Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

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