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Graphic Design (GD) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2002
End Date: Fall Semester 2005

Graphic Design - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Arts and Architecture (GD)

PROFESSOR CHARLES R. GAROIAN, Director, School of Visual Arts

This major is intended to prepare students for careers in graphic design. The program includes the technical skills and the creative and intellectual disciplines essential to the practices of graphic design.

The Graphic Design option helps prepare students for employment in design studios, in advertising agencies, for publications, for film and television graphics, and as corporate designers.

For the B.S. degree in Graphic Design, a minimum of 120 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(15 of these 45 credits are included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 0-12 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 81-95 credits
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GA courses; 6 credits of GS courses; 3 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (57-59 credits)
ART 110S(3)[1], ART 111(3)[1], ART 120(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
ART 122W(3)[1], ART H 111 GA(3), ART H 112 GA(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ART 270(3)[1], ART 271(3)[1], ART 290(3)[1], B A 250(3), COMM 100 GS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
ART 370(4), ART 371(4) (Sem: 5-6)
ART 474(4) (Sem: 5-8)
ART 470(4), ART 471(4), ART 495(4-6) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24 credits)
Select 3 credits from ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 6 credits from ART H 202 GA(3), ART H 305 GA(3), ART H 307 GA(3), ART H 325 GA(3), ART H 405(3-6), ART H 415(3), ART H 435(3-6), ART H 450(3), ART H 470(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 3 credits from ENGL 202B GWS(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 8 credits from ART 300(1-4), ART 372(3), ART 376(3), ART 473(3), ART 475(1-3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 4 credits from ART 390(4), ART 392(4) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (0-12 credits)
Proficiency in a foreign language must be demonstrated by either examination or course work equivalent to the completion of 12 credits (Sem: 1-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2002

Blue Sheet Item #: 30-07-034

Review Date: 7/10/02

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