College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Graphic Design Major (BA Traditional)

This program is designed to prepare students for creative professions like graphic design and other communications-related fields that rely on visual imagery. Students will gain an understanding of design theories and practices related to production in all areas of graphic design for traditional and emerging digital media. Upon completion of the program, students will have advanced craft, theory, process, and technical skills, and the ability to produce thoughtful and informed work in such areas as institutional branding and identity, new media, web development and interactivity, product design, package design, publication design, advertising, illustration, signage and exhibition design, sustainability, spirituality, or social change.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

A bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 30 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, upper-level requirements, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

ART 1022D Design3
ART 105Color Theory3
ART 106Introduction to Art3
ART 111Drawing I3
ART 282Graphic Design I3
ART 382Graphic Design II3
ART 383UX Design I3
ART 384Typography 14
ART 472Modern Art & Design4
ART 482Graphic Design III4
ART 484Typography 24
ART 485Graphic Design Senior Projects 14
ART 486Graphic Design Senior Projects 24
ART 491Theories in Contemporary Art3
Total Credits48