Extended Hours August 19 – 30, 2019

The following offices, located in Hawkeye Center, will have extended hours: Admissions, Business Office, Financial Aid, Student Services, and Testing*.

Monday–Thursday 7:30am–6:00pm
Friday 7:30am–4:30pm

* The Testing office will open at 8:00am Monday–Friday, August 19–23.

Graphic Communications Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 63
Program Start: Fall

2019–2020 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
GRA-105 Drawing and Composition -OR- 4
ART-133 Drawing -AND- 3
ART-134 Drawing II 3
GRA-133 Desktop Publishing 4
GRA-196 Design and Layout I 4
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
GRA-124 Electronic Illustration 4
GRA-142 Graphic Imaging 4
GRA-197 Design and Layout II 4
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
GRA-205 Design and Layout III (Offered Fall Only) 4
GRA-238 Web Design and Layout 4
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Graphic Communications Elective 3
Graphic Communications Elective 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
GRA-206 Advanced Design and Layout (Offered Spring Only) 4
GRA-239 CMS Web Design (Offered Fall Only) 3
GRA-290 Portfolio Preparation 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
Graphic Communications Elective 3
Total Credits 16

Graphic Communications Electives
Take a minimum of 6 Graphic Communications credits and a minimum of 3 Art or Marketing credits.
ART-120 2-D Design 3 Gen Ed
ART-143 Painting 3 Gen Ed
ART-184 Photography 3 Gen Ed
ART-203 Art History I Course offered 100% online 3 Gen Ed
ART-204 Art History II Course offered 100% online 3 Gen Ed
COM-152 ETC: Art and Literary Magazine (Offered Semester 4 Only) Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 2 Gen Ed
GRA-160 Interactive Multimedia 3
GRA-162 Web Page Graphics 3
GRA-221 Principles of Illustration 3
GRA-232 Photo Direction 3
GRA-924 Honors Project 1 Gen Ed
GRA-949 Special Topics 1
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-156 Statistics Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

Student Success Specialist

Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014
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Program Advisors

Dan Jensen
Black Hawk Hall 158
319-296-2329 ext.1295
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Terry Juhl
Black Hawk Hall 147A
319-296-2329 ext.1437
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Administrative Assistant

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4007
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Dean

Arts and Sciences

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
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