Sep 19, 2019  
2009 - 2010 Catalog of Courses 
    
2009 - 2010 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art - Graphic Design Option


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Coordinator - Paul E. Booth

The graphic design curriculum is dedicated to developing skills necessary to synthesize a broad range of information into compelling, informative, and persuasive visual communication. The program is centrally focused on content, critical thinking, and visual problem solving. Students will become proficient with a variety of digital media platforms, including print, web, and multimedia.

Learning outcomes for graphic design students include:

  • Development of visual sensitivity;
  • Ability to conceptualize observations;
  • Knowledge of a variety of art and graphic design techniques and platforms;
  • Familiarity with works of western and non-western art, artistic intentions, movements, and the social context of production and circulation;
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary art and design ideas;
  • Possess the ability to evaluate art, including one’s own work;
  • Ability to consider audience and context;
  • Ability to solve complex communication problems;
  • Work collaboratively to solve visual problems.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ART - GRAPHIC DESIGN OPTION:


General Education - Credits: 39


See General Education Requirements .

Subtotal Specific Departmental Requirements - Credits: 52


Free Electives (variable)

TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


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