BFA Graphic Design

4-Year Plan – Catalog Year 2022-2023

Year One, Fall

COURSES CREDITS
ART 110 Drawing 1 3
ART 130 2D Design 3
ARH 252 Survey of Art 1 3
EN 101 English Composition (A&S Core) 3
MATH 110 or higher (A&S Core) 3
Total 15

Year One, Spring

COURSES CREDITS
ART 131 3D Design 3
ART 210 Drawing 2 3
ARH 253 Survey of Art 2 3
EN 102 English Composition (A&S Core) 3
Natural Science (A&S Core) 4
Total 16

Year Two, Fall

COURSES CREDITS
ART 214 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
ART 218 Digital Photography 3
ARH 300/400 level 3
Natural Science (A&S Core) 4
Foreign Language/Computer Science (A&S Core) 4/3
Total 17/16

Year Two, Spring

COURSES CREDITS
ART 314 Typography 3
ART 315 Digital Layout & Production 3
ARH 300/400 level 3
Foreign Language/Computer Science (A&S Core) 4/3
Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts (A&S Core) 3
Total 16/15

Year Three, Fall

COURSES CREDITS
ART 335 Publication Design 3
ART Graphic Design elective 3
ARH 300/400 level (W) 3
Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts (A&S Core) 3
History/Social Behavioral Sciences (A&S Core) 3
Total 15

Year Three, Spring

COURSES CREDITS
ART 334 Branding & Identity Systems 3
ART 302 Color Theory 3
ART Studio art elective 3
History/Social Behavioral Sciences (A&S Core) 3
Elective* 3
Total 15

Year Four, Fall

COURSES CREDITS
ART 414  Graphic Design Portfolio 3
ART Graphic Design elective 3
ART Studio art elective 3
ART Studio art elective 3
History/Social Behavioral Sciences (A&S Core) 3
Total 15

Year Four, Spring

COURSES CREDITS
ART 499 Senior Thesis 6
ART Studio Art elective 3
Elective* 3
History/Social Behavioral Sciences (A&S Core) 3
Total 15
TOTAL 124/122 CREDITS

Graphic Design Electives

ART 415 Graphic Design Internship
ART 433 Package Design
ART 434 Illustration
ART 435 Web Design

*Elective to reach 120-hour requirement
(FA) Fine Arts core credit
(W) Writing core credit