Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

Major Requirements

The Graphic Design major consists of 78 credits distributed as follows:

Required Core Courses

18 credits

AGD 1000 Design Production (3) AGD 2030 Foundations III Design 3D (3)
ART 1010 Foundations I Design (3) ART 2030 Foundations IV Drawing I (3)
ART 1020 Foundations II Design (3) ART 2050 Foundations I Painting (3)

Studio Art Courses

9 credits

Note: ART 1010 and ART 2030 are prerequisites for all studio courses.

ART 3000 Intermediate Drawing II (3) ART 3090 Relief Printmaking (3)
ART 3010 Photographic Media I (3)  

Art History

12 credits

AGD 2040 History of Graphic Design (3) ARH 2540 Survey of Art History II (3)
ARH 2530 Survey of Art History I (3)  

Select one course (3 credits) from the following list:

ARH 3530 Renaissance and Baroque: Art History and Theory (3) ARH 4850 Special Topics in Art History (3)
ARH 3540 Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: Art History and Theory (3)  

Professional Core

33 credits

AGD 2000 Graphic Design Studio I (3) AGD 3030 Graphic Design Studio III (3)
AGD 2010 Typography I (3) AGD 3050 Imaging for Graphic Design III (3)
AGD 2020 Imaging for Graphic Design I (3) AGD 4000 Graphic Design Studio IV (capstone) (3)
AGD 2050 Typography II (3) AGD 4010 Graphic Design Workshop (3)
AGD 3000 Graphic Design Studio II (3) AGD 4020 B.F.A. Senior Exhibit (capstone) (1)
AGD 3020 Imaging for Graphic Design II (3) ART 4010 Business and Marketing in Art (2)

Electives

Select 6 credits from other courses with the following prefixes: AGD, ARH, ART, CME, CSC, and MKT

Additional Requirements: A minimum of 12 hours in one studio skill is required for both an art and art education major. Students must earn a final grade of C or better in all art, design, and art education courses. A minimum grade point average of 2.00 is required for graduation.