Art - Graphic Design

Major: Art - Graphic Design Concentration

Catalog: 2014-2015

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTD 100 Project Management and Design 3 ARTD 210 Creative Suite 3
ARTS 101 Basic Design 2D 3 ARTS 102 Basic Design 3D 3
ARTS 111 Drawing I 3 ARTS 112 Drawing II 3
LIBA 100 Knowing and Being Known 3 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *COMM GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 15 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 217 Art History Survey from 1450 3 ARTD 307 Color Theory for Designers 3
ARTD 310 Design Foundations 3  ARTD 350 Graphic Design II: Typography 3
 CMCO 250 Digital Multimedia Production (Professional Designation) 3  RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3
  *Literature GE Requirement 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours - Art Dept recommends PSYC 150 or SOCI 150) 3
  *Math GE Requirement 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
 HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 48 Cumulative Credits 64
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTD 311 Architectural Graphics 3 ARTD 360 Illustration 3
ARTD 363 History of Visual Communications 3 ARTD 417 The Business of Design (Professional Designation) 3
 ARTD 451 Motion Graphics: Flash/AfterEffects (Professional Designation) 3  ARTD 460 Marketplace Graphics 3
  *Bible Elective GE Requirement 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
  *History GE Requirement 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement (6 semester hours required) 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 79 Cumulative Credits 94
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTD 450 3D Modeling: Maya (Professional Designation) 3 ARTD 415 or 475 Professional Design Collaboration or Design Internship (Professional Designation) 3
ARTD 491 Professional Development 2  ARTD 431 CAD for Interiors (Professional Designation) 3
ARTS 460 Art and Christ 3  ARTD 492 Portfolio Development 2
 GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement (6 semester hours required - Art dept recommends SOCI 310) 3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours - Art Dept recommends PSYC 150 or SOCI 150) 3   Elective 4
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 3  
Total Semester Credits 17 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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