Design Arts: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

Supporting Courses, (27 credits):

Foundation Courses, (18 credits):

ART 105: Introductory Drawing (3 credits)

ART 106: Design Methods (3 credits)

ART 107: Two-Dimensional Design (3 credits)

ART 243: Introduction to Photography (3 credits)

DESIGN 131: Introduction to Design Arts (3 credits)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

History and Theory, (9 credits)

History (minimum of 3 credits):

AVD 103: History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern (3 credits)

AVD 202: Concepts and Issues of Modern Art (3 credits)

AVD 370: Modern American Culture (3 credits)

Theory (minimum of 3 credits):

COMM 380: Communication Law (3 credits)

COMM 430: Information, Media and Society (3 credits)

UR RE ST 100: Introduction to Urban Studies (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (24 credits):

Advanced Writing, (One (1) of These):

AVD 375: Communication Skills: Language of Metaphor (3 credits)

COMM 303: Feature Writing (3 credits)

Applied/Practicum, (3 credits):

ENGLISH 324: Practicum in Literary Publishing (3 credits)

DESIGN 435: Design Arts Publication Workshop (3 credits)

DESIGN 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Design Core (9 credits) - Choose Set 1 or 2:

Design Core Set 1

DESIGN 331: Graphic Design Studio I (3 credits)

DESIGN 332: Graphic Design Studio II (3 credits)

DESIGN 431: Graphic Design Studio III (3 credits)

Design Core Set 2

DESIGN 436: Environmental Design Studio I (3 credits)

DESIGN 437: Environmental Design Studio II (3 credits)

DESIGN 438: Environmental Design Studio III (3 credits)

Elective Courses, (9 credits): Courses do not double count with Design Core Sets above.

ART 302: Intermediate Drawing (3 credits)

ART 309: Intermediate Painting: Oil Painting (3 credits)

ART 311: Intermediate Painting: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

ART 343: Photography II (3 credits)

ART 344: Photography III (3 credits)

ART 375: Screen Printing (3 credits)

ART 402: Advanced Drawing (3 credits)

ART 410: Advanced Painting (3 credits)

ART 470: Advanced Printmaking (3 credits)

DESIGN 331: Graphic Design Studio I (3 credits)

DESIGN 332: Graphic Design Studio II (3 credits)

DESIGN 433: Advanced Studio, 3 credits (Multi-Media)

DESIGN 433: Advanced Studio, 3 credits (Web Design)

DESIGN 436: Environmental Design Studio I (3 credits)

DESIGN 437: Environmental Design Studio II (3 credits)

DESIGN 438: Environmental Design Studio III (3 credits)

DESIGN 439: Environmental Design Studio IV (3 credits)

UR RE ST 412: Urban and Regional Planning (3 credits)