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Graphic Arts


Bachelor of Science

Program Length: 36 months (may be completed in as little as 30 months)

Degree Overview

graphic arts degrees

Bachelor of Graphic Arts

This program teaches you the skills you need to get your messages across in print and electronic media through use of type, illustration, photography, animation, and various other techniques. This Bachelor of Science in Graphic Arts is designed to help you solve communication challenges through a variety of visual solutions, and can give you the proficiency you need to become a freelance designer, or to land entry-level positions in advertising agencies, in-house production departments, and more.

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Course Descriptions

CourseCourse NameCredits

APP 101 Computer Fundamentals 3.5
APP 242 Web Page Design Principles 3.0
CSS 101 Psychology of Motivation 4.0
CSS 299 Professional Development 4.0
DES 103 Illustrator Basics 3.0
DES 104 Photoshop 3.0
DES 105 Page Layout Tools 3.0
DES 109 Graphic Design I 3.0
DES 113 Typography 3.0
DES 114 Print Production and Color Theory 3.0
DES 209 Graphic Design II 3.0
DES 240 Information Design 3.0
DES 241 Web Design 3.0
DES 242 Logo and Identity Design 3.0
DES 243 Layout Design 3.0
DES 244 Package Design 3.0
DES 245 Advertising Design 3.0
DES 246 Flash 3.0
DES 250 Portfolio Design 3.0
DES 305 Web Portfolio Design 3.0
DES 314 Advanced Color Theory 3.5
DES 323 Intermediate Photoshop 3.0
DES 324 Intermediate Illustrator 3.0
DES 336 Graphic Design III 3.0
DES 340 Branding and Identity 3.0
DES 344 Advanced Print Production 3.0
DES 355 Graphic Design Business Management 3.0
DES 360 Flash Animation 3.0
DES 365 Flash Action Scripting 3.0
DES 370 Advanced Logo Design 3.0
DES 375 Advanced Package Design 3.0
DES 380 Advanced Illustrator 3.0
DES 460 Advanced Photoshop 3.0
DES 470 Advanced Advertising Design II 3.0
DES 475 Digital Photography 3.0
DES 499 Design Capstone Project 3.0
ENG 101 English Composition 4.0
ENG 223 Communication Arts 4.0
ENG 310 Advanced Interpersonal Communication 4.0
HIS 220 American Civilization 4.0
HIS 300 U.S. History Since the Civil War 4.0
MAN 210 Entrepreneurship 4.0
MAN 223 Internet Commerce 4.0
MAN 230 Advertising Principles 4.0
MAN 333 Marketing Strategies 4.0
MAN 436 Selling and Sales Management 4.0
MAN 443 Organizational Design and Change 4.0
MAT 220 College Algebra 4.0
PHI 221 Introduction to Logic 4.0
PHI 310 Critical Thinking 4.0
PSY 400 Biological Psychology 4.0
SOC 220 Sociology 4.0
SOC 400 Sociology of Aging 4.0
STA 322 Statistics 4.0

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Total Courses: 54Total Credits: 183

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Available Online: This program is delivered fully online.

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