Suggested Course Map

Download the Requirements Sequence Chart for a suggested sequence of courses that applies to students matriculating in fall 2013 and spring 2014.

Core Studio

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

Graphic Design Major Requirements

Graphic Design 1–3
9 units
Typography 1–3
9 units
Interactive 1–2
6 units
Media History 2
3 units
Transition to Professional Practice
3 units
Internship or Sputnik
3 units
Investigative Studio
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

75 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)
6 units

51 total units

These are degree requirements for students matriculated in fall 2013 and spring 2014.

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