Art - Graphic Design

Major: Art - Graphic Design Concentration

Catalog: 2011-2012

*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
ARTS 101 Basic Design I 3 ARTS 102 Basic Design II 3
ARTS 111 Drawing I 3 ARTS 112 Drawing II 3
ARTS 216 Art History to 1450 (strongly recommended) 3 ARTS 217 Art History from 1450 (strongly recommended) 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *COMM GE Requirement 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2      
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 15 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 250 Introduction to Graphic Design 3 ARTS 350 Graphic Design 2: Typography 3
ARTS 383 History of Visual Communications 3   *Arts Electives (12 credits required) 3
  *Arts Electives (12 credits required) - BUSN 110 recommended 3   *BIBL/RELI GE Requirement 3
  *HIST GE Requirement 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
  *MATH GE Requirement 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 49 Cumulative Credits 65
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 450 Graphic Design 3: Design Applications 3 ARTS 360 Illustration 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3 ARTS 382 Twentieth-Century Art 3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3   Arts Electives (12 credits required) 3
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  Arts Electives (12 credits required) 2-3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 80 Cumulative Credits 95
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 491 Senior Capstone 1.5 ARTS 485 Grphc Design Portfolio Development (strongly recommended) 3
ARTS 460 Art and Christ 3  ARTS 492 Senior Capstone 1.5
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3    Elective  12
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3      
  Elective 5      
Total Semester Credits 15.5 Total Semester Credits 15.5
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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