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Graphic Design Courses

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

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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 O E 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

* Minimum grade of D in both ART-133 and ART-134 is acceptable replacement for GRA-105.

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- O E 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- O E 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3
Graphic Design Elective 3
Graphic Design Elective 3
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
GRA-206 Advanced Design and Layout 4
GRA-239 CMS Web Design 3
GRA-290 Portfolio Preparation 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
Graphic Design Elective 3
Total Credits 16

Graphic Design Electives
ART-101 Art Appreciation O 3
ART-120 2-D Design 3
ART-143 Painting 3
ART-144 Painting II 3
ART-184 Photography 3
ART-203 Art History I O 3
ART-204 Art History II O 3
COM-152 ETC: Art and Literary Magazine * 2
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
GRA-928 Independent Study 1
GRA-932 Internship 1
GRA-949 Special Topics 1
MKT-110 Principles of Marketing O E 3

* Semester 4 elective.

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3
MAT-210 Calculus I 4
MAT-216 Calculus II 4
MAT-219 Calculus III 4

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