B.A. in Communication (Media Studies) – Option: Visual Communication Design

Course Requirements (126 Credit Hours)

A. General Educaton Requirements (54 – 57 credit hours)

 

 

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Plus:

B. Department Core (7 – 9 credits)

 

COM 10300

Freshman Seminar in Communication

OR

 

 

other Freshman Seminar Course (1 – 3 cr. hrs.)

 

COM 20100

Introduction to Media Studies

 

COM 22800

Introduction to Communication Studies

C. Visual Communication Design (12 credit hours; students must complete and acheive a 3.0/4.0 GPA in these courses before taking any additional VCD Core Courses)

 

A&D 10500

Design I (Fall)

 

A&D 10600

Design II (Spring)

 

A&D 11300

Basic Drawing

 

COM 30400

Color & Composition (Summer)

D. Visual Communication Design Core (33 credits)

 

A&D 11200

Typography (Fall)

 

A&D 20400

Digital Imaging (Spring)

 

A&D 22200

Intro to Photography

 

CGT 21600

Vector Imaging for Computer Graphics (Exl)

 

CGT 30700

Advanced Graphic Design for Web & Multimedia

 

COM 30900

Visual Communication

 

A&D 32800

Visual Communication Design I (Fall)

 

A&D 32900

Visual Communication Design II (Spring)

 

A&D 44800

Visual Communication Design III (Fall)

 

A&D 44900

Visual Communication Design IV (Spring)

 

A&D 40000

Portfolio Process & Presentation (Spring)

 

COM 49000

Internship in COM (Exl)

E. Electives (12 credits)

A&D 11400

CGT 14100

CGT 11700

CGT 21100

COM 25300

COM 31400

COM 31500

COM 31800

COM 32000

COM 32300

COM 32500

COM 35200

COM 40300

COM 44600

PSY 33900

PSY 38600