Graphic Design Option - B.F.A.

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
ARTZ 106RA - Visual Language - 2-D Foundations4  
ARTH 200IA - Art of World Civilization I4  
MART 145RA - Web Design
or CS 145RA - Web Design
3  
University Core and Electives4  
ARTZ 105RA - Visual Language - Drawing  3
ARTZ 108RA - Visual Language - 3-D Foundations  4
ARTH 201IA - Art of World Civilization II  4
PHOT 113RA - Understanding Photography  3
University Core and Electives  1
Year Total: 15 15
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
GDSN 223 - Design Principles4  
Art Studio Beginning (must include one 2D and one 3D)
Choose one of the following:4  
ARTZ 211RA - Drawing I
ARTZ 221 - Painting I
ARTZ 231RA - Ceramics I
ARTZ 251 - Sculpture I
ARTZ 261 - Metals I
ARTZ 271 - Printmaking I
Art History Elective
Choose one of the following:3  
ARTH 302 - Survey of Ancient Art
ARTH 310 - Ancient Art Mesoamerica
ARTH 312 - History of Decorative Arts
ARTH 360 - History of Asian Art and Architecture
ARTH 375 - Roman, Etruscan, Greek
ARTH 400 - Art and Architecture of Egypt
ARTH 402 - Greek Art and Architecture
ARTH 406 - Roman Art and Architecture
ARTH 410 - Medieval Art
ARTH 421 - Late Gothic Painting
ARTH 422 - Early Renaissance to 15th Century Art
ARTH 424 - High Renaissance and Mannerism
ARTH 426 - Baroque Art in Italy and Southern Europe, 1600-1700
ARTH 427 - Baroque Art in Northern Europe
ARTH 430 - 19th Century Art
ARTH 432 - Art in the Age of Revolution
ARTH 438 - Beginnings of Modern Art
ARTH 440 - 20th Century Art
ARTH 451 - Contemporary Art
ARTH 491 - Special Topics
University Core and Electives4  
Art History Elective
Choose one from the list above.  3
GDSN 224 - Form and Content  4
Art Studio Beginning (must include one 2D & one 3D)
Choose one of the following:  4
ARTZ 211RA - Drawing I
ARTZ 221 - Painting I
ARTZ 231RA - Ceramics I
ARTZ 251 - Sculpture I
ARTZ 261 - Metals I
ARTZ 271 - Printmaking I
University Core and Electives  4
Portfolio Review is required for all students before admittance to 300 level design courses.
Year Total: 15 15
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
Advanced Graphic Design studio electives
Choose one of the following:5  
GDSN 367 - Identity Systems
GDSN 368 - Art Direction
GDSN 369 - Publication Design
GDSN 371 - Motion Graphics
GDSN 372 - Advanced Web Design
GDSN 373 - Illustration
GDSN 374 - Digital Visualization
GDSN 375 - Letterpress
GDSN 376 - Screenprinting
GDSN 377 - Design and Society
Advanced Studio Elective
Choose one of the following:5  
ARTZ 312 - Intermediate Drawing
ARTZ 322 - Intermediate Painting
ARTZ 332 - Intermediate Ceramics
ARTZ 352 - Intermediate Sculpture
ARTZ 361 - Metals II
ARTZ 373 - Intermediate Printmaking - Lithography
ARTZ 374 - Intermediate Printmaking - Serigraphy
ARTZ 375 - Intermediate Printmaking - Intaglio
ARTZ 376 - Intermediate Printmaking - Relief
ARTZ 379 - Alternative Print Media
ARTZ 411 - Guided Research- Drawing
ARTZ 421 - Guided Research- Painting
ARTZ 431 - Guided Research- Ceramics
ARTZ 453 - Guided Research- Sculpture
ARTZ 461 - Guided Research-Metalsmithing
ARTZ 472 - Guided Research- Printmaking
ARTZ 491 - Special Topics
GDSN 378 - Guerrilla Advertising
GDSN 492 - Independent Study
GDSN 498 - Internship
University Core and Electives5  
Semester in Italy (optional) (15)
Advanced Graphic Design studio electives
Choose two of the following:  10
GDSN 367 - Identity Systems
GDSN 368 - Art Direction
GDSN 369 - Publication Design
GDSN 371 - Motion Graphics
GDSN 372 - Advanced Web Design
GDSN 373 - Illustration
GDSN 374 - Digital Visualization
GDSN 375 - Letterpress
GDSN 376 - Screenprinting
GDSN 377 - Design and Society
University Core and Electives  5
Year Total: 15 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
GDSN 366 - History of Graphic Design3  
GDSN 465 - Professional Studio5  
Advanced Studio
Take one of the following:5  
ARTZ 312 - Intermediate Drawing
ARTZ 322 - Intermediate Painting
ARTZ 332 - Intermediate Ceramics
ARTZ 352 - Intermediate Sculpture
ARTZ 361 - Metals II
ARTZ 373 - Intermediate Printmaking - Lithography
ARTZ 374 - Intermediate Printmaking - Serigraphy
ARTZ 375 - Intermediate Printmaking - Intaglio
ARTZ 376 - Intermediate Printmaking - Relief
ARTZ 379 - Alternative Print Media
ARTZ 411 - Guided Research- Drawing
ARTZ 421 - Guided Research- Painting
ARTZ 431 - Guided Research- Ceramics
ARTZ 453 - Guided Research- Sculpture
ARTZ 461 - Guided Research-Metalsmithing
ARTZ 472 - Guided Research- Printmaking
ARTZ 491 - Special Topics
GDSN 378 - Guerrilla Advertising
GDSN 492 - Independent Study
GDSN 498 - Internship
University Core and Electives2  
Advanced Studio
Choose one from the list above.  5
GDSN 499 - Senior Portfolio  5
University Core and Electives  5
Year Total: 15 15
Total Program Credits: 120

All Graphic Design courses must be taken in sequence. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.