Program Requirements

Hours: 37

Major Courses - 18 hours

GRD 206Digital Design (3)

GRD 250Typography I (3)

GRD 253Digital Illustration (3)

GRD 255Graphic Form (3)

GRD 352Web Design (3)

GRD 351Design Narrative (3)


GRD 353Typography II (3)

Cognate Courses — 19 hours

ART 100Art & Design Foundation Seminar (1) A

ART 101Foundation Drawing I (3) A/CAM

ART 102Foundation Drawing II (3) A/CAM

ART/GRD 103Design Foundation I (3) A/CAM

ART 110Foundation Portfolio Review (0)

ART 230Art History: Design (3) A/CAM

ART 281Photography I (3) A/CAM

ART 380Digital Photography (3) A

Minimum grade of C in all major/cognate courses.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the graphic design major will be able to:

  • emonstrate creative and technical abilities in drawing and design and a breadth of appreciation and knowledge in visual arts.
  • apply skills and knowledge in a studio area of concentration with an original creative concept brought into visual form with effective presentation.
  • define and integrate an understanding of the roles artists and designers have in today’s world.

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***