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) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)

Winter

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

Spring

(5) Graphic Design 115 Infographic Design
(5) Photography 110 Photography I, Basic Elements (also available summer)
(2) Graphic Design 195 Portfolio Review
(5) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)

Summer
 

(5) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)
(5) Any first year courses required but not taken.

 

Second Year

Fall

(5) Graphic Design 231 Advanced Typography
(5) Graphic Design 201 Advertising Design
(5) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)

Winter

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

Spring

(5) Graphic Design 298, Degree Project
(5) Graphic Design 252, Booklab
(5) Art 295, Portfolio Development (also available summer)
5) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)

Summer

If possible, it is recommended (5) Art 295, Portfolio Development (if not taken spring quarter)
(5) Any Academic Requirement (See curriculum guide. D=diversity requirement)
(5) Any first year courses required but not taken.