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Graphic Design

Program of Study

Effective Fall 2020 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Year 1


ART 1050 Fundamentals of Design (4)
ART 1150 Digital Art & Design (4)
ENG 1103 (or 1101 and 1102) (4)
EXP 1101 (1)
FYS 1000 (4)
17 credits total

Year 1


ART 1060 Drawing (4)
GDS 1140 Visual Literacy & The Design Process (4)
Math [Q] (4)
Language Skills [F] (4)
16 credits total

Year 2


ART 2000 Art History Survey (4)
GDS 2140 Layout, Lettering, Typeforms (4)
GDS 3240 Illustrated Spaces (4)
Social Science [S] (4)
16 credits total

Year 2


ART 2350 3D Design (4)
ART XXXX Studio Elective (4)
GDS 2540 Advanced Typographic Spaces (4)
GDS 3150 History of Graphic Design (4)
16 credits total

Year 3


ART 3860 Contemporary Concepts of Art (4)
ART 4040 Intermedia (4)
GDS 3140 Kinetic Environments (4)
Natural Science/Lab [N] (4)
16 credits total

Year 3


ART 3680 Digital Photography (4)
GDS 3540 Interactive Environments (4)
Global Studies (4)
Free Elective (2)
PEC (1)
15 credits total

Year 4


GDS 4140 Design Lab 01 (2)
GDS 4240 Senior Projects 01 (2)
Liberal Arts elective from list (4)
Literature [L] (4)
Ethics (4)
16 credits total

Year 4


GDS 4540 Design Lab 02 (2)
GDS 4640 Senior Projects 02 (2)
Religion [R] (4)
Social Science [S] (4)
History [T] (4)
16 credits total

 

Effective Fall 2020 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Year 1


ART 1050 Fundamentals of Design (4)
ENG 1103 (or 1101 and 1102) [W] (4)
EXP 1101 (1)
FYS 1000 (4)
Language Skills [F] (4)
17 credits total

Year 1


ART 1060 Drawing (4)
Math [Q] (4)
Literature [L] (4)
Free Elective (4)
16 credits total

Year 2


ART 1150 Digital Art and Design (4)
ART 2000 Art History Survey (4)
Science/Lab [N] (4)
Free Elective (4)
16 credits total

Year 2


ART 2350 3D Design (4)
GDS 1140 Visual Literacy and The Design Process (4)
Social Science [S] (4)
Free Elective (4)
16 credits total

Year 3


ART 3860 Contemporary Concepts of Art (4)
GDS 2140 Layout, Lettering, Typeforms (4)
Social Science [S] (4)
PEC (1)
Free Elective (4)
17 credits total

Year 3


ART XXXX Studio Art Elective (4)
GDS 3150 History of Graphic Design (4)
GBS (4)
Free Elective (4)
16 credits total

Year 4


GDS 3240 Illustrated Spaces (4)
Ethics [E] (4)
History [T] (4)
Free Elective (4)
16 credits total

Year 4


ART 4040 Intermedia (4)
Area 1: Religion [R] (4)
Free Elective (4)
Free Elective (2)
16 credits total

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admiss@highpoint.edu

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