Graphic Design & Visual Communications Degree Requirements


Major in Graphic Design & Visual Communications (40 credits)

Required from general studies:
COMM 101 Introduction to Communication and Public Speaking [4]
ARTD 101 Art Exploration [2]

Required major courses:
ARTD 102 2D and 3D Foundations [2]
ARTD 103 Photography and Image Framing [2]
ARTD 202 Drawing and Illustration [2]
VCOM 203 Typography [2]
VCOM 207 Digital Design Tools [4]
COMM 350 Persuasive Messages and Campaigns [4]
VCOM 353 Graphic Design [4]
COMM 360 Advertising and Marketing [4]
COMM 370 Multimedia Message Design [4]
COMM 410 Multimedia Production [4]
COMM 480 Thesis/Capstone project [4]

Choose at least four elective credits: [4]

Total required credits [40]

Minor in Visual Communication (20 cr)

Required courses:
ARTD 102 2D and 3D Foundations [2]
VCOM 203 Typography [2]
VCOM 207 Digital Design Tools [4]
VCOM 353 Graphic Design [4]

At least 8 additional credits from the following:
COMM 350 Persuasive Messages and Campaigns [4]
COMM 360 Advertising and Marketing [4]
COMM 370 Multimedia Message Design [4]
COMM 410 Multimedia Production [4]

Total required credits [20]