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School of Graphic Design

AA Graphic Design

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • GR_102: Digital Tools: Design Applications
    [Core]
  • GR_104: The Art of Making
    [Core]
  • GR_105: Principles of Graphic Design
    [Core]
  • LA_242: History of Graphic Design
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness Requirement]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • FND_122: Color Fundamentals
    [Core]
  • GR_122: Color Fundamentals
    [Core]
  • GR_107: Principles of User Experience
    [Major]
  • GR_235: Photography for Designers
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement] *To be taken in Summer.
  • WNM_249: Web Design 1
    [Core] *To be taken in Summer.

Second Year - 39.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • GR_221: Graphic Design 1: Visual Communication
    [Core]
  • GR_310: Typography 2: Formalizing Structure
    [Core]
  • WNM_250: Web Design 2
    [Major]
  • WNM_205: Motion Graphics 1
    [Major]
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Practices & Communications requirement]

Fourth Semester 24.0 Units

  • GR_324: Branding Principles
    [Major]
  • GR_321: Package Design 1: 3D Thinking/ Making
    [Core]
  • GR_327: Graphic Design 2: Integrating Principles
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Major] ***Recommended: WNM 349
  • LA_120: Art History through the 15th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]
  • LA_121: Art History through the 19th Century
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement] *To be taken in Summer semester.
  • (LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument, OR LA_280: Perspective Journalism)
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement] *To be taken in Summer semester. [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement] *To be taken in Summer semester.