Undergraduate Majors

Graphic Design Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Graphic Design: 120.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.

The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2020 - 21 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
History of Graphic Design AH 341 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Art History Elective AH 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Science/Math NSCI 3.0
Theory -TH 3.0
Academic Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required)   3.0
Academic Elective (or Writing Workshop, if required)   3.0
Graphic Design Major Requirements
Graphic Design I GD 200 3.0
Typography I GD 201 3.0
Graphic Design II GD 220 3.0
Typography II GD 221 3.0
Graphic Design III GD 300 3.0
Flexible Design Studio GD 301 3.0
Graphic Design IV GD 320 3.0
Typography III GD 321 3.0
PhotoImaging GD 330 3.0
Advanced Design I GD 400 3.0
Senior Seminar GD 402 3.0
Advanced Design II GD 420 3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Studio Elective   3.0
Studio Elective   3.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217