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major: Graphic Design & Digital Media

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) 2023-2024

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Prerequisites (21 credits)

Requires grades of C or above.

ART1300C Drawing I (3 Credits)
ART2301C Drawing II (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: ARTX330, X205, X310, X305
ART1201C Two-Dimensional Design (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: ART XXXX 2D
ART1600C Digital Imaging Methods (3 Credits)
ARH2050 Art History Survey I (3 Credits)
GRA2190C Graphic Design: Principles (3 Credits)
GRA2208C Type Visualization (3 Credits)

Core Requirements (12 credits)

Must be completed with a grade of C or higher

ARH2051 Art History Survey II (3 Credits)
GRA2160C Graphic Design: Process and Methods (3 Credits)
GRA2110C Graphic Design: Creativity and Critique (3 Credits)
GRA2108 Graphic Design History (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (27 credits)

Grades of C or above required in all major requirements and major electives. Students may not enroll in 3000/4000 level major requirements or major electives until after they have successfully completed the portfolio review and been selected for the major.

GRA3523C User Interface and Interaction Design (3 Credits)
GRA3155C Graphic Symbols and Semiotics (3 Credits)
GRA3192C Type Communication (3 Credits)
GRA3512C Visual Identity (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: GRA 3155C
GRA3139C Time-Based Media (3 Credits)
GRA4886C Visual Systems (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: GRA 2208C and GRA 3155C

GRA4423 GDDM Professional Practices (3 Credits)
GRA4189C Graphic Design Portfolio (3 Credits)

Select 1 ARH 3000/4000 Level Course (3 Credits)

Major Electives (18 credits)

Must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

SELECT 3 GRA 3000/4000 level courses for a total of 9 credit hours

SELECT 3 Upper-Level Courses (3000/4000) from any of the following prefixes:

ART, ARH, PGY for a total of 9 credit hours. 
Note: Prerequisites must be met for upper level classes

Free Electives (6 credits)