Art - Graphic Design Art Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Project Management and Design (ARTD 100) 3 credits
Basic Design 2D (ARTS 101 ) 3 credits
Drawing I (ARTS 111 ) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement (HIST 110 recommended) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Creative Suite (ARTD 210) 3 credits
Basic Design 3D (ARTS 102 ) 3 credits
Drawing II (ARTS 112) 3 credits
Professional Networking 1 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Design Foundations (ARTD 250) 3 credits
Typography (ARTD 350) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Philosophy and Literature (HUMA 205) 3 credits
Art, Beauty, and Truth (HUMA 290) 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Art History from 1450 (ARTS 217) 3 credits
Architectural Graphics (ARTD 311) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 105) 1 credits
Digital Multimedia Production (Professional Designation) (CMCO 250) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

History of Visual Communications (ARTD 363) 3 credits
Color Theory for Designers (ARTD 307) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Motion Graphics: Flash/AfterEffects (Professional Designation) (ARTD 451) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 81 credits

Spring Semester

Illustration (ARTD 360 ) 3 credits
Marketplace Graphics ( ARTD 460) 3 credits
Professional Development (ARTS 305) 1 credits
The Business of Design (Professional Designation) (ARTD 417) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 96 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

3D Modeling: Maya (ARTD 450) 3 credits
Professional Development (ARTD 491) 2 credits
Art and Christ (ARTS 460) 3 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 2 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Portfolio Development (ARTD 492) 2 credits
Professional Networking (ARTS 305) 1 credits
Professional Design Collaboration or Design Internship (Professional Designation) (ARTD 415 or 475 ) 3 credits
CAD for Interiors (Professional Designation) (ARTD 431 ) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Some courses are offered on an every other year basis. Speak with your faculty advisor about when specific classes are being offered and adjust your plan accordingly.