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Associate in Applied Science



Graphic Design - Semester Schedule

Recommended Semester Plan - Effective 2015

FIRST Semester
COLL 100 First Year Seminar 1
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
GDES 110 Computers in Design I 3
GDES 115 Intro to Graphic Arts* 3
ART 103 Design Foundations 3
ART 110 Basic Drawing I 3
Semester credits 16
SECOND Semester
GDES 150 Computers in Design II* 3
GDES 160 Graphic Design I * 3
ART 123 Color Theory 3
ART 157 History of GD* 3
HIST 110
HIST 121
U.S. History I ~ or ~
U.S. History II
3
Semester credits 15
SUMMER Semester
SPDR 100
SPDR 102
Fundamentals of Speech ~ or ~
Fundamentals of Human Communication
3
Semester credits 3
THIRD Semester
ART 247
GDES 280
Digital Imaging ~ or ~
Advanced Color Correction*
3
GDES 210 Graphic Design II* 3
GDES 245 Web Design* 3
MATH 119 College Mathematics 3
ART Elective** 3
Semester credits 15
FOURTH Semester
GDES 255 Advanced Web Design* 3
ART 250
ART 254
Printmaking ~ or ~
Silk Screen Printing I
3
GDES 250 Graphic Design III* 3
GDES 220 Graphic Design - File Preparation* 3
GDES 264 Art Portfolio - Graphic Design * 3
Semester credits 15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED 64

Recommended Art Electives:

Graphic Design

GDES 280 Adv. Color Correction*
GDES 290 GD Internship*
ART 280 Spec. Studies (in GD )*
ART 139 Film/Darkroom Photography
ART 247 Digital Imaging
ART 242 Photography II

* These courses are only offered on the Penn Valley campus

Last Modified: 10/11/17