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2011-2012 Catalog

School of Arts and Sciences

Communication Design (B.A)



  1. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after.  See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”

  2. Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts.
    6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language

  3. General requirements:

    • Upper Division – ENGL 3430 Professional Writing; DSGN 3320 Advanced Typography; DSGN 3321 Theories of Design, DSGN 3322 Advanced Design; DSGN 4300 Selected Topics in Design; DSGN 4310 History of Design; DSGN 4312 Digital Design; DSGN 4316 Visual Communication; DSGN 4318 Senior Seminar; DSGN 4320 Design Internship; DSGN 4322 Senior Portfolio

     

  4. Concentration/Specialization: 12 semester hours.  Students must take four of the following courses: COMM 4330 Theories of Web Design; COMM 4318 Mass Media Communication; GMNG 3310 3D Modeling; GMNG 4316 Advanced Leveling; GMNG 4318 Advanced Animation for Gaming; HUMA 4312 Classical Greece and Rome; HUMA 4313 Medieval and Renaissance Civilization; HUMA 4314 The Age of Enlightenment; HUMA 4315 The Age of Revolution; HUMA 4317 The Modern Era; MKTG 3311 Principles of Marketing.

  5. Free electives - Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirement and the 54 semester hours of upper division courses.

These requirements are summarized in the following table:

Communication Design Plan

I. CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
(42 total core hours required).
LD LD/UD UD TOTAL
    English Composition 6     6
    College Math or higher 3     3
    Natural Sciences 6     6
    Humanities 3     3
    Visual/Performing Arts 3     3
    U.S. History 6     6
    Political Science 6     6
    Social/Behavioral Science 3     3
    Speech 3     3
    Computer Literacy 3     3

II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

LD

LD/UD

UD

TOTAL
    A. General
        ENGL 3430 Professional Writing     4 4
        Foreign Language (6 s.h. in same foreign language)   6   6
        DSGN 3320 Advanced Typography       3
        DSGN 3321 Theories of Design       3
        DSGN 3322 Advanced Design       3
        DSGN 4300 Selected Topics in Design       3
        DSGN 4310 History of Design       3
        DSGN 4312 Digital Design       3
        DSGN 4316 Visual Communication       3
        DSGN 4318 Senior Seminar       3
        DSGN 4320 Design Internship       3
        DSGN 4322 Senior Portfolio       3

B. Concentration / Specialization (12 s.h.)
        Four of the following courses:  COMM 4330, COMM 4318       3
        GMNG 3310; GMNG 4316; GMNG 4318; HUMA 4312       3
        HUMA 4313; HUMA 4314; HUMA 4315;       3
        HUMA 4317; MKTG 3311       3

III. FREE ELECTIVES – Additional hours to satisfy the minimum of 120 credit hours on the degree plan and any other minimums such as 54 upper division hours.
* TOTAL       120
* Total must be minimum of 120 semester hours with minimum 54 s.h.at upper division level.