Graphic Design Course List

Summary of Degree Requirements Quarter Hours
Foundation 20
ART 130 Design, Color and Composition  
ART 203 Illustrator  
ART 207 Intro to Digital Photography  
ART 235 Digital Imaging  
ART 236 Storyboarding  
Required Design Courses 24
ART 108 Intro to Digital Video Production  
ART 228 Design for the Web  
ART 261 Graphic Design I  
ART 270 Typography  
ART 291 Graphic Design II  
ART 295 Multimedia Web Design  
Required Studio Design Courses 32
ART 326 Web Development for Designers  
ART 338 Digital Video Production  
ART 352 Publication Design  
ART 365 History of Graphic Design  
ART 380 Senior Internship  
ART 425 Sign & Symbol  
ART 438 Interactive Digital Publication  
ART 440 Professional Portfolio Development  
Electives 24
ART 109 History of Art and Media  
ART 307 Advanced Digital Photography  
ART 312 2D Animation  
ART 315 Motion Graphics  
ART 334 Interface Design/Mobile Apps  
ART 345 Scriptwriting  
ART 411 The Business of Graphic Design  
Total Major Requirements 100
Free Electives 8
General Education Courses 72

(Must include required Humanities & Career Management courses)

Career Management 8
CMT 330 Personal Narrative & Branding  
CMT 440 Life-Long Career Strategy or  
ICP 350 Intermediate ICenter Project or  
ICP 450 Advanced ICenter Project  
Bachelor Degree Requirements Met 188

Academic programs and courses subject to change based on enrollment.

Design Software

Digital Publishing Suite





Final Cut Pro


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