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Graphic Design Curriculum (2013-14)

Total Credits for the BFA in Graphic Design: 126
The below degree plan is for the 2013-2014 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above) 6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
42

Requirements for the Major in Graphic Design

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 18
Sophomore year
Graphic Design I GD 200 3
Typography I GD 201 3
Graphic Design II GD 220 3
Typography II GD 221 3
Junior year
Graphic Design III GD 300 3
Flexible Design Studio GD 301 3
Graphic Design IV GD 320 3
Typography III GD 321 3
Senior year
PhotoImaging GD 330 3
Advanced Design I GD 400 3
Senior Seminar GD 402 3
Advanced Design II GD 420 3
Total Credits for the Graphic Design Requirement 54