Art (Graphics)

Name Title Credits School
ARTG 201 Graphic Design I 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An introduction to various aspects of graphic design from concept to finished art for visual communications. Learning skills include: symbol design, die cutting, embossing, magic marker indication, and various use of art tools and materials. Basic lecture in computer technology, production, pre-press and printing methods.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 251 Graphic Design II 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Designing the corporate identity and its application to business graphics. Long term design applications for business stationary, signage, and trademarks. For advertising on client's products and services to convey a public image. From concept to finish art.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 201

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 260 Web Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course introduces students to design, interactive, and multimedia concepts using the Internet as a primary medium. Students will use professional web design tools to construct web pages and generate multimedia. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits:1-3-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTC 251

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 301 Graphic Design III 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced graphic design projects with a greater emphasis on concepts (integrating art and copy). Assignments based on the unique use of typography and other visual elements of design. Project solutions are guided towards finished art and professional presentation methods, to achieve competitive portfolio samples.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 251

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 302 Typography 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A course in type awareness. To explore the history of typography, origins of the alphabet, type families, and designing with type. Learning skills will cover type preferences, type moods, traditional and computer copy-editing methods.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 303 Illustration 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Techniques pertinent to editorial design. Advanced illustration techniques using pencil, gouache, tempera, watercolor, and magic marker.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 310 Advanced Typography 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced Typography is an in-depth examination of the powerful properties of type in the making of visual communication. Students build on existing typographic skills to integrate knowledge with form, image, sequence and narrative in historical, theoretical, and practical contexts. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 1-3-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 302

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 320 Motion Graphics & Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
In this course students will learn how to apply graphic design principles to moving images. Motion Graphics are applied in many areas, such as commercials, public service announcements, music videos, title sequences, as well as information systems and instructional formats. Students will focus on the art and the design of actual short pieces, and learn advanced tools to put graphics in motion. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 1-3-3

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 321 Broadcast Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Broadcast Design is a specialized area of application dedicated to television shows, news, sports and other areas that combine motion graphics with live action video. Students will learn about branding and the design language used for different type of shows and target groups. They will learn about current and advancing technologies unique to professional broadcast production environments. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 1-3-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 320

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 351 Package Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A study in two and three-dimensional package design, creating innovative and functional packaging to promote the manufactured product. Learning skills will include designs for labels, various shaped containers, and point of purchase in store counter-top display.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 301

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 352 Editorial Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
The design of single and double-page layouts for magazines and newspapers using typography, illustrations, photography and other design elements to enhance the layout.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 302

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 401 Advertising Design Problems 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced graphic design problems will explore planning and design of a corporate advertising campaign. The student will learn how to design ads, brochures, packaging, TV storyboards, car cards, direct mail and billboard advertising.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 351

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 402 Book Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Planning and producing illustrated manuals and trade and textbooks for publication. In addition to designing contents, construction techniques may include the accordion fold, spiral binding, a stapled pamphlet, and a hand-sewn bound hard covered book.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 251

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 403 Branding 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
The course exposes students to the principles and practicalities of branding and the strategies and tactics of in-depth brand development. The course is intended for the undergraduate student who wishes to expand knowledge of the business and management aspects of branding in creative industries. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits:1-3-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 251

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 404 Information Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Information Design is the discipline that deals with the gathering, analysis and visualization of data. This course explores the theoretical and practical use of graphics in structuring complex information. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 1-3-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 251

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3

ARTG 451 Portfolio 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course will help the student enhance and assemble a variety of work samples acquired throughout the degree program. A resume will also be prepared. Additional objectives will include learning advertising agency procedures, preparing for the interview, working with placement agencies, and where to look for employment in the graphic design field.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: ARTG 401

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-3-3