Major in Graphic Design (B.A.)
ARH105Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
ARH345Art History - World War II to Present3
ART100ATwo-Dimensional Visual Thinking 13
ART103ADrawing 13
ART240Creative Practices 23
ART499Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3
DES105Introduction to Digital Media3
DES150Typography3
DES212Graphic Design I3
DES312Graphic Design II3
DES322Digital Image Making3
DES324Interactive Design3
DES412Graphic Design III3
BUS220Principles of Marketing4
Choose from printmaking requirements3
Printmaking: Intaglio and Monoprints
Printmaking: Relief and Lithography
Choose from photo requirements3
Introduction to Photography
Photo Manipulation
Choose three of the following:9-10
Internship in Design
Any ART studio courses except: ART107A, ART108A, ART109A
Choose 3 courses (9-12) credits from the following areas9-12
Anthropology/Sociology
Introduction to Anthropology 1
Urbanism: A Way of Life 1
Social Responsibility in the Marketplace
Principles and Methods of Intercultural Leadership 1
Qualitative Research Methods
Business
Global Marketing 1
Advertising and Promotion
Marketing Research
Consumer Behavior
Communication
Perspectives on Human Communication
Communication, Technology and Society 1
Media Production I 1
Reporting I
Intercultural Communication
Corporate Communication
Prose Studio 1
Major68-72
General Education51-52
Electives3-6
Total Credits122-130
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

Must be taken concurrently with a 200-level studio course.

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B.A. in Graphic Design 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3
ART103A Drawing3 GES110 College Writing3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 Second Language (S) course 1 4
Nature of persons (N) course 3  
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1  
 14 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
DES150 Typography3ART334 Photo Manipulation3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
DES212 Graphic Design I3 ART240 Creative Practices3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 DES312 Graphic Design II3
THE201 Christian Theology3 World Cultures (U) course 3
Mathematics (M) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sport (Q) course 1
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Laboratory Science (D) course 4DES322 Digital Image Making3ART230 Printmaking: Relief and Lithography3
BUS220 Principles of Marketing4 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3
ARH345 Art History - World War II to Present3 Emphasis Electives (Choose from category) 6
Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 14 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off DES412 Graphic Design III3
DES324 Interactive Design3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 3
 12-15 0 15
Total Credits: 123-126
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Graphic Design 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3
ART103A Drawing3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
DES150 Typography3ART334 Photo Manipulation3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
DES212 Graphic Design I3 ART240 Creative Practices3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 DES312 Graphic Design II3
Mathematics (M) course 3 BUS220 Principles of Marketing4
World Cultures (U) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 16 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Laboratory Science (D) course 4DES322 Digital Image Making3ART230 Printmaking: Relief and Lithography3
ARH345 Art History - World War II to Present3 Art Elective (Choose from category) 3
Art Elective (Choose from category) 3 Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4 DES412 Graphic Design III3
 14 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off Art Elective (Choose from category) 3
DES324 Interactive Design3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Emphasis Elective (Choose from category) 4 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 12
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)