DIVISION OF ARTS + MEDIA + Journalism
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Graphic Design: AFA Degree Guide

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

Academic Courses
 

Diversity Course (5 credits, Choose one)
ENGL& 101D, CMST 204D  ART 124D, ANTH 116D, ART 228D, GS 105D, GS 101D, or MUSC 110D

Basic Communication Skills  (10 credits)
ENGL& 101 or 101D (Choose one) 
CMST &230 or &210 or 204D (Choose one) 

Basic Quantitative Skills (5 credits) 
BUS 130, MATH& 107 or above 

General Education (10 credits)
CMST& 102  (Required)
Any Natural Science Course (Choose one) (Download Natural Science List)

First Year

Fall

(5) ART 110 - Design I: Two Dimensional
(5) GRAPH 110 - Foundations of Graphic Design
(5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)

Winter

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

Spring

(5) GRAPH 115 - Infographic Design
(5) PHOTO 110 - Photography I, Basic Elements (also available summer)
(2) GRAPH 195 - Portfolio Review
(5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)

Summer
(optional)
 

(5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)
(5) Any first year courses required but not taken.

Second Year

Fall

(5) GRAPH 231 - Advanced Typography
(5) GRAPH 201 - Advertising Design
(5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)

Winter

(5) GRAPH 202 - Package Design
(5) GRAPH 213 - Brand Identity
(2) GRAPH 292 - Business Practice for Graphic Designers
(2) GRAPH 299 - Special Projects: Open Research

Spring

(5) GRAPH 298 - Degree Project
(5) GRAPH 252 - Booklab
(5) ART 295 - Portfolio Development
5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)

Summer
(optional)

(5) Any Academic Course (Choose from above list)
(2-5) Any first or second year courses required but not taken.