Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (B.F.A.)
Graphic Design

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SAMPLE COURSE SEQUENCE

FIRST SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD1100
Graphic Design Principles I
3
GRD1170
Drawing I
3
GRD2230
Digital Photography and Creative Media
3
ENG1105
Writing and Research
3
SOC1123
First Year Experience
3

SECOND SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD1105
Painting I
3
GRD2200
Graphic Design Principles II
3
GRD1190
Typography I
3
MAT2211
College Algebra
3
ENG2205
Writing Through Literature
3

THIRD SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD2240
Digital Publishing
3
GRD2210
Graphic Design in Visual Culture
3
GRD1120
3D Design and Modeling
3
GRD2233
Web Design I
3
SOC2231
Human Relations
3

FOURTH SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD2226
Professional Development Seminar
3
GRD2234
Web Design II
3
GRD2290
Typography II
3
HUM2225
Introduction to Ethics
3
Mathematics/Science Elective
3

FIFTH SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD2235
Web Design III
3
GRD3320
Graphic Design Principles III and Game Development
3
GRD3330
Digital Filmmaking
3
GRD3360
Packaging Design I
3
Liberal Arts Elective
3

SIXTH SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD3395
Branding and Information Design
3
GRD4400
Animation Foundations
3
GRD4410
Publication Design
3
ENG3316
The Confident Writer
3
Liberal Arts Elective
3

SEVENTH SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD4415
UI/UX Design
3
GRD4420
Game Design
3
GRD4460
Capstone Project
3
Science Elective
3
English Elective
3

EIGHTH SEMESTER

CREDITS

GRD4470
Special Topics in Graphic Design
3
GRD4481
Portfolio
3
GRD4483
Internship
3
Humanities Elective
6
Social Science Elective
3

120 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

NOTE: 12 credits of Liberal Arts Electives must be at the 3000/4000 level.


Under certain circumstances the need to take developmental College Skills courses may lengthen the time required to complete the student’s program, and may result in increased costs to a student.

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