Department of Art


BFA of Art + Design

Graphic Design Concentration (BFA)

Degree Requirements

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Graphic Design is a screened track. Student prerequisites and procedures for Graphic Design screening: (see online catalog for existing screening procedures)

Art majors in the Graphic Design BFA concentration complete 81 units, including 42 units in foundations courses and 39 units in required courses.

2010–2011

Visit the online catalog for your specific catalog year requirements.

First Level Foundations (21 units)
ART 101 Digital Tools and Concepts (3)
ART 103 2D Process (3)
ART 104 3D Process (3)
ART 211 Drawing: Observation and Invention (3)
ART 212 Visual Concepts (3)
ARTH 221 Survey of Western Art I (3)
ARTH 222 Survey of Western Art II (3)

Second Level Foundations (21 units)
ART 217 Digital Concepts: Image and Surface (3)
ART 219 Digital Concepts: Structure (3)
ART 365 Design for the WWW (3)
ART 317 Graphic Design I (3)
ART 355 Typography I (3)

Choose one:
ART 229 Painting I (3)
ART 241 Sculpture I (3)
ART 218 Metals and Jewelry (3)
ART 347 Screen Process I (3)
ART 356 Artist Books (3)
ART 377 Exhibit Design (3)

Choose one:
ART 234 Photo Imaging - Film (3)
ART 235 Photo Imaging Creative Workflow (3)

Required Courses (39 units)
ART 373 Illustration Principles for Designers and Illustrators (3)
ART 417 Graphic Design II* (3)
ART 456 Typography II (3)
ARTH 327 History of Modern Design (3)
ART 466 Design for the WWW II (3)
ART 457 Graphic Design III** (3)
ART 496 Graphic Design: Portfolio (3)
ART 498 BFA Project (3)

Choose one:
ART 490/1/2 Internship in Art (3)
ART 3XX/4XX Adviser approved upper-level ART course or Special Topics in Art course (3)

Choose one:
ART 465 Graphic Design: Social Issues (3)
ART 483 Package Design (3)

Choose two:
ART 363 Interactive Media: Theory and Application (3)
ART 471 Programming for Designers (3)
ART 463 Interactive Media: Experimental (3)
ART 236 Photo Imaging: Light (3)
ART 237 Photo Imaging: Alternative Process (3)
ART 238 Photo Imaging: Motion (3)
ART 258 Photo Imaging: Digital I (3)
ART 322 Digital Design: Motion (3)
ART 473 Illustration Concepts for Designers and Illustrators (3)

Choose one:
ARTH 324 Modern Art II (3)
ARTH 328 Art, Culture and Politics (3)
ARTH 338 Art and Architecture of the U.S. II (3)
ARTH 339 Latin American Art (3)
ARTH 352 History of New Media (3)
ARTH 350 History of Prints in America (3)

Students must pass Graphic Design screening before taking ART 417. ART 417 is a required course for the Graphic Design Concentration.

 

Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
Center for the Arts, Room 3103 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2808
Fax: 410-704-2810
E-mail: artdepartment@towson.edu



 

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