Courses and Curriculum

Major in Graphic Design

All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated. 

GDS Major Requirements (42 credits)

General Requirements:

  • (ART 102 Basic Drawing and Design as a core requirement)
  • ART 200 Color Exploration
  • CIT 105 Cyber Culture
  • CIT 122 Concept Design
  • GDS 179 Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • CIT/GDS 256 Web Design
  • GDS 279 Digital Imagery
  • GDS 289 Digital Graphic Design
  • GDS 341 2D Animation 
  • GDS 355 Digital Photography
  • GDS 378 Computer Imagery for Industry
  • GDS 389 Digital Illustration
  • GDS 489 Digital Showcase (Senior Capstone)
  • GDS 482 Internship
  • GDS elective (see choices below)

Elective Pool (choose one elective):

  • CIT 201 Technology Through Film
  • GDS 346 Interface Design 
  • GDS 390 Digital Video
  • Any GDS or CIT course not listed above

 

GDS Minor Requirements (27 credits)

  • (ART 102 Basic Drawing and Design as a core requirement)
  • ART 200 Color Exploration
  • GDS 179 Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • CIT/GDS 256 Web Design
  • GDS 279 Digital Imagery
  • GDS 289 Digital Graphic Design
  • GDS 341 2D Animation 
  • GDS 355 Digital Photography
  • GDS 378 Computer Imagery for Industry
  • GDS 389 Digital Illustration