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Bachelor of Fine Arts
Graphic Design

This professional degree program gives training in the elements of graphic design and current, industry standard graphics software platforms. Preparing students for a variety of professional positions in print or multi-media including advertising, computer graphics, package design, photography, and web page design.

Course Listing   Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 46-47* 43-44
Art Requirements   81
Required Art Foundation Courses    
ART 100 Art Theory**
ART 101 Two Dimensional Design
ART 103 Three Dimensional Design
ART 105 Color Theory
ART 130 Basic Drawing
ART 140 Basic Digital Photography/Computer Skills***
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Graphic Design Requirements
   
ART 215 Illustrator/InDesign
ART 216 Photoshop/Web Design
ART 240 Typography and Lettering
ART 212 Beginning Printmaking
ART 309 History/Theory of Graphic Design
ART 325 Graphic Design I
ART 350 Graphic Design II
ART 351 Graphic Design III
ART 360 Publication Design/Layout
ART 450 Graphic Design IV
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Supporting Studio Art Requirements    
ART 370 Drawing
ART 301 Art History: Prehistoric to Gothic
ART 302 Art History: Renaissance to Modern
ART Art History (Upper Division)
ART 490 Senior Exhibit
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Two Dimensional Media – select one 3  
ART 371 Life Drawing
ART 232 Beginning Painting
   
Three Dimensional Media – select one 3  
ART 205 Beginning Jewelry
ART 207 Beginning Ceramics
ART 211 Beginning Sculpture
   
Upper Division Art Electives (300-400 level) 12  
Electives   0-1
Total   124
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**Art Theory satisfies 3 hours of Humanities and Fine Arts General Education Requirement.
***Basic Digital Photo/Computer Skills satisfies departmental computer literacy requirement.

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