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Degree Plans

BFA Communication Design (72 hours)

No minor required

18 HOURS FOUNDATION

  • ARTS-1113 Fundamentals of Drawing
  • ARTS-1213 Figure Drawing
  • ARTS 1413 Elements of Visual Thinking
  • *ARTS-3343 Ancient to Modern Art History
  • *ARTS-3353 Contemporary Art
  • ARTS-3773 Business of Branding Yourself


30 HOURS COMMUNICATION DESIGN

  • ARTS-2223 I Introduction to Communication Design
  • ARTS-2233 Typography as Visual Language
  • ARTS-3243 Graphic Design
  • ARTS-3253 Print+Social Media Design
  • ARTS-3263 Advanced Graphic Design
  • ARTS-3323 Illustration I
  • ARTS-3333 History of Design
  • ARTS-3513 Graphic Arts Production
  • ARTS-4253 Integrated Marketing Design
  • ARTS-4523 Illustration II


12 HOURS DIGITAL DESIGN

  • ARTS-1103 Technology for Graphics
  • ARTS-2243 Interactive Media Design I
  • ARTS-2323 Digital Design for Print
  • ARTS-3443 Interactive Media Design II

12 HOURS ELECTIVES (any 4 classes) CHOSEN FROM

  • ARTS-2143 Digital Painting (need to fill out a substitution sheet)
  • ARTS-2513 Painting I
  • ARTS-3213 Painting II
  • ARTS-4213 Open Studio
  • ARTS-3123 Printmaking: Serigraphy
  • ARTS-3113 Printmaking: Intaglio and Relief
  • ARTS-3383 Motion Imagery
  • ARTS-3173 3D Modeling and Animation II
  • ARTS-3163 Animation Principles and History
  • ARTS-2743 3D Modeling I
  • ARTS-2523 Digital Sculpting (need to fill out a substitution sheet)
  • ATS- Texturing, Rendering and Lighting (need to fill out a substitution sheet)
  • ARTS-3363 Photography I
  • ARTS-3366 Commercial Studio Photography
  • COMM-2633 Audio for Media (need to fill out a substitution sheet)
  • COMM-3653 TV Field Production
  • COMM-3703 Motion Graphics (need to fill out a substitution sheet)
  • COMM-4763 Advanced Media Production (You must take COMM-2643 Media Production as a prerequisite.
    It counts towards your General Education requirement)

BS Communication Design (51 hours)

Marketing minor required

9 HOURS CORE

  • ARTS-1113 Fundamentals of Drawing or ARTS-1213 Figure Drawing
  • ARTS 1413 Elements of Visual Thinking
  • ARTS-3773 Business of Branding Yourself

30 HOURS COMMUNICATION DESIGN

  • ARTS-2223 Introduction to Communication Design
  • ARTS-2233 Typography as Visual Language
  • ARTS-3243 Graphic Design
  • ARTS-3253 Print+Social Media Design
  • ARTS-3263 Advanced Graphic Design
  • ARTS-3323 Illustration I
  • ARTS-3333 History of Design
  • ARTS-3513 Graphic Arts Production
  • ARTS-4253 Integrated Marketing Design
  • ARTS-4523 Illustration II

12 HOURS DIGITAL DESIGN

  • *ARTS-1103 Technology for Graphics
  • ARTS-2243 Interactive Media Design I
  • ARTS-2323 Digital Design for Print
  • ARTS-3443 Interactive Media Design II

Marketing Minor (19 hours) 13 HOURS BUSINESS CORE

  • ACCT-2113 Accounting Principles I
  • BUSA-1211 Introduction to Business
  • ECON-2113 Macroeconomic Principles
  • MGMT-3113 Principles of Management
  • MKTG-3313 Principles of Marketing

6 HOURS MARKETING CHOSEN FROM

  • MKTG-3413 Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG-3513 Electronic Commerce and Online Marketing
  • MKTG-3713 Sales Management and the Sales Process
  • MKTG-4313 Promotional Strategies

*Can test out of the class.

Take Art and Culture to fulfill the Great Works Core Curriculum requirement.


Communication Design Minor (21 hours)

  • ARTS-1103 Technology for Graphics
  • ARTS-1413 Elements of Visual Thinking
  • ARTS-2223 Introduction to Communication Design
  • ARTS-2233 Type as Visual Language
  • ARTS-2323 Digital Design for Print
  • ARTS-3243 Graphic Design
  • ARTS-3263 Advanced Graphic Design