Art - Graphic Design

Major: Art - Graphic Design Concentration

Catalog: 2013-2014

*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 2-D 3 ARTS 112 Drawing II 3
ARTS 111 Drawing I 3 ARTS 217 Art History from 1450 (strongly recommended) 3
ARTS 216 Art History to 1450 (strongly recommended) 3 ARTS 250 Graphic Design I: Foundations 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
WRIT 110 College Writing 3  HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2
*HIST GE Requirement (HIST 110 recommended by Art department) 3    *COMM GE Requirement  
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 350
Graphic Design II: Typography
3 ARTS 102 Basic Design 3-D 3
CMCO 250 Digital Multimedia Production 3  ARTS 370 Design Apps. I: Photoshop/Illustrator 3
 RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3   *BIBL GE Requirement 3
  Elective: BUSN 110 Introduction to Business recommended by Dept. 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   *MATH GE Requirement 3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours - Art Dept recommends PSYC 150 or SOCI 150) 3   *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours - Art Dept recommends PSYC 150 or SOCI 150) 3
Total Semester Credits 18 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 49 Cumulative Credits 65
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 383 History of Visual Communications 3 ARTS 360 Illustration 3
ARTS 450 Design Applications II: InDesign/Maya 3 ARTS 451 Packaging, Public Graphics & Signage 3
  Elective: ARTS 230 Photography recommended by Dept. 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3   Electives: MKTG 260 Marketing recommended by Dept. 3
  Electives: ARTS 382 20th Century Art recommended by Dept. 3
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 18
Cumulative Credits 80 Cumulative Credits 98
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
ARTS 452 Design Apps. III: Flash/After Effects 3 ARTS 455 Portfolio Development 3
ARTS 460 Art and Christ 3  ARTS 492 Senior Capstone 1.5
ARTS 491 Senior Capstone 1.5   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement  3
  Elective: Field Experience/Internship recommended by Dept. 1.5   Elective: Field Experience/Internship recommended by Dept.  1.5
 GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   Elective: Marketing Elective recommended by Dept.  3
  Elective 3   Elective  1
       
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 13
Cumulative Credits 113 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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