Curriculum

Suggested Course Map

Download the Requirements Sequence Chart for a suggested sequence of courses. The sequence chart and the degree requirements listed below apply to students matriculating in fall 2016 and spring 2017.

See Advising Tools for prior academic year sequence charts.

Download the Graphic Design thesis guide.

Core Studio

Drawing 1
3 units
2D, 3D & 4D
9 units

Graphic Design Major Requirements

Graphic Design Tools
3 units
Graphic Design 1–3
9 units
Typography 1–3
9 units
Interactive
3 units
Advanced Interactive
3 units
Media History 2
3 units
Internship or Sputnik
3 units
Graphic Design Electives
3 units
Advanced Design Studio
6 units
Senior Thesis
3 units

Additional Studio Requirements

Interdisciplinary Studio
3 units
Diversity Studies Studio
3 units
Studio Electives
9 units

72 total units

Humanities & Sciences Requirements

Writing 1
3 units
Writing 2
3 units
Introduction to the Arts: Antiquity to Early Modern
3 units
Introduction to the Modern Arts
3 units
Foundation in Critical Studies
3 units
Media History 1: History of Visual Communications
3 units
Literary & Performing Arts Studies (200 level)
3 units
Philosophy & Critical Theory (200 level)
3 units
Social Science/History (200 level)
3 units
Science/Math (200 level)
3 units
Visual Studies (200 level)
3 units
Humanities & Science (300 level)
9 units
Diversity Studies Seminar
3 units
Humanities and Science Electives (200 or 300 level)
3 units

48 total units