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Recommended Semester Plan - Effective 2020

First Semester
ENGL 101 Composition and Reading I 3
GDES 110 Digital Design Applications 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 Digital Design Applications II* 3
GDES 160 Graphic Design I * 3
ART 123 Color Theory 3
ART 157 History of GD* 3
ANTH 110
PSYC 140
SOCI 160
Cultural Anthropology or
General Psychology or
Introduction to Sociology
3
Semester credits 15
 
Summer Semester
COMM 100
COMM 112
COMM 102
COMM 223
Fundamentals of Speech or
Intro to Mass Communications or
Fundamentals of Human Communications or
Interpersonal Communications
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 I* 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History Since 1865 or
Introduction to U. S. National Politics
3
ART Elective** 3
Semester credits 15
 
Fourth Semester
GDES 255 Web Design II* 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 Graphic Design Portfolio & Practice* 3
Semester credits 15
 
Total Credit Hours Required 64

* These courses are only offered on the MCC-Penn Valley campus