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Graphic Design + Humanistic Studies

Total Credits for the BFA in Graphic Design + Humanistic Studies: 132
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
Critical Inquiry HMST 101
3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 30

Humanistic Studies Major Degree Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Sophomore Humanistic Studies Seminar HMST 220 3
Major Topic Seminar 1 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 2 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 3 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 4 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 5 * 3
Senior Thesis I HMST 480 3
Senior Thesis II HMST 490 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Humanistic Studies Electives **
12
Art History Elective
9
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
48

Requirements for the Major in Graphic Design

Course Title Course # 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

* Menu of approved seminar courses is currently under development, and is subject to change each academic year.

** Includes courses with the CWRT, FLMM, HIST, HMST, IHST, LIT, NSCI, PERF, PHIL, RELG and SSCI prefixes.