Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 54

This major offers the student a cutting edge, career-oriented education to prepare him or her for graduate school or professional work. A computer graphic design major is afforded the kind of expressive freedom that is necessary to maintain a fresh understanding of current trends occurring in this field. The technical skills needed for computer graphics are taught in a progressive way, which coincides with each studentís expressive development.

I. Core Courses (30)
01-100 Drawing (3)
01-101 Art Elements (3)
01-110 Painting (3)
01-130 2-D Design Fundamentals (3)
01-133 3-D Design (3)
01-140 Printmaking (3)
01-231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-391 Art History I (3)
01-392 Art History II (3)
01-401 Senior Project/Seminar (3)

II. Computer Graphic Design Courses (24)
01-232 Intermediate Computer Graphic Design (3)
01-330 Advanced Design (3)
01-331 Advanced Computer Graphic Design (3)
(3 classes) (9)
01-332 Typography (3)
01-333 3-D Modeling (3)
10-320 Publications Design (3)

III. All department majors must maintain a grade point average of 2.00. A grade of C or above is required in all art courses. The student who fails to maintain these standards will be asked to withdraw from the department.

IV. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of Art History I and Art History II.