Graphic Design: AFA Degree Guide

The folowing is a recommended schedule for students entering in the fall. It is essential to work with a program advisor to discuss options and course selection.

First Year

Fall

(5) Art 110, Design I: Two Dimensional
(5) Graphic Design 110, Graphic Design and Color
(5) English 101 or 101D, English Composition I (D=diversity requirement)

Winter

(5) Graphic Design 118, Design Process
(5) Graphic Design 113, Graphic Design and Typography
(5) Graphic Design 120, History of Graphic Design (also available spring and summer)

Spring

(5) Graphic Design 115, Information Design
(5) Photography 110, Photography I, Basic Elements (also available summer)
(5) CMST&102, Introduction to Mass Media
(2) Graphic Design 195, Portfolio Review

Summer
 

(5) CMST&204D or CMST&210, (Intercultural or interpersonal Communication)
(5) Any first year courses required but not taken,
(5) Any Natural Science course, or Business 130, or Math 107 and above.

 

Second Year

Fall

(5) Graphic Design 231, Typography
(5) Graphic Design 201, Advertising Design
(5) Business 130 or Math 107 and above

Winter

(2) Graphic Design 299, Open Research
(5) Graphic Design 202, Package Design
(5) Graphic Design 213, Brand Identity
(2) Graphic Design 292, Business Practice for Graphic Designers

Spring

(5) Graphic Design 298, Degree Project
(5) Graphic Design 252, Booklab
(5) Art 295, Portfolio Development (also available summer)
(5) Any Natural Science Course or Business 130 (choose one)

Summer

If possible, it is highly recommended you the portfolio courses
(5) Art 295, Portfolio Development (if not taken spring quarter)
Also any courses not taken during first year that are available.