Undergraduate Course Catalog 2010-2011

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COMPUTER GRAPHIC DESIGN/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 54

This major offers the student a cutting edge, career-oriented education to prepare him or her for graduate school or professional work. A computer graphic design major is afforded the kind of expressive freedom that is necessary to maintain a fresh understanding of current trends occurring in this field. The technical skills needed for computer graphics are taught in a progressive way, which coincides with each studentís expressive development.

Majors in Computer Graphic Design must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses in the program.  Courses in which a major has earned less than a grade of "C" must be repeated.



I. Core Courses (30)
01-100 Drawing (3)
01-101 Art Elements (3)
01-110 Painting (3)
01-130 2-D Design Fundamentals (3)
01-133 3-D Design (3)
01-140 Printmaking (3)
01-231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-391 Art History I (3)
01-392 Art History II (3)
01-401 Senior Project/Seminar (3)

II. Computer Graphic Design Courses (24)
01-232 Intermediate Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-330 Advanced Design (3)
01-331 Advanced Computer Graphic Design (3)
(3 classes) (9)
01-332 Typography (3)
01-333 3-D Modeling (3)
10-320 Publications Design (3)

III. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of Art History I and Art History II.