Academics

Media Design Major Requirements

A major in media design consists of a minimum of 52 credits, including 40 required credits and 12 credits of electives.

A. Foundations Courses (18 credits)

ART 101 Drawing 1 3 cr.
ART 121 2-Design 3 cr.
ART 231 Topics in 2-D Design 3 cr.
Art Appreciation elective selected by student and advisor (ART 211, ART 212, ART 306, ART 307, or ART 400) 3 cr.
Art Studio elective selected by student and advisor (ART 102, ART 122, ART 201, ART 222, ART 251, ART 274, or ART 360) 3 cr.

B. Core Courses (25 credits)

ART 240 Photoshop 3 cr.
ART 241 Illustrator 3 cr.
ART 242 Web Design 1 3 cr.
ART 303 Graphic Design 1 3 cr.
ART 304 Graphic Design 2 3 cr.
ART 342 Web Design 2 3 cr.
Art Studio advanced elective selected by student and advisor (ART 202, ART 275, ART 350, ART 360, or ART 381) 3 cr.
ART 440 Portfolio Development 3 cr.
ART 401 Senior Thesis 1 cr.

C. Professional Enrichment Courses (9 credits)

COM 301 Professional Communication 3 cr.
BUS 240 Marketing 3 cr.
BUS 343 Advertising 3 cr.