Graphic Design B.F.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa) ((or higher level mathematics))3  
ARTS 1919C Studio Foundation I (Sp, Fa)9  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Social Science University Core requirement  3
ARTS 1929C Studio Foundation II (Sp, Fa)  9
UNIV 1001 University Perspectives (Sp, Su, Fa)  1
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Science University Core lecture with lab4  
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa)3  
Arts Elective3  
ARTS 2313 Digital Tools and Concepts (Sp, Fa)3  
ARTS 3313 Introduction to Typography (Fa)3  
Science University Core lecture with lab  4
ARHS 4823 History of Graphic Design (Irregular)  3
Arts Elective  3
ARTS 3323 Typographic Systems (Sp)  3
Year Total: 16 13
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)3  
Arts Elective3  
ARTS 3383 User Experience (Fa)3  
ARTS 3393 Identity Design (Fa)3  
Social Science University Core lecture  3
U.S. History University Core lecture  3
ARTS 4303 Professional Development and Seminar (Sp)  3
ARTS 4313 Interactive Language (Sp)  3
Arts Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
Social Science University Core lecture3  
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art (Fa)3  
ARTS 4323 Technology in Context (Fa)3  
ARTS 4343 Identity Systems (Fa)3  
ARTS 4353 Human Centered Design (Fa)3  
Non-School of Art Elective  3
ARHS Elective  3
ARTS 4363 Design Co-op (Sp, Fa)  3
ARTS 4373 Advanced Typography (Sp)  3
ARTS 4383 Degree Project (Sp)  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Internship credit considered in lieu of required studios upon approval of professors, based on content and merit of internship.