Digital Art & Design, M.F.A. – Graphic Design
2021 Semester Map

TOTAL CREDITS: 60

Fall, Year One

CourseCredits
ARTH 601
History of Art and Technology
3
ARTH 602
Aesthetics and Theory
3
ARTC 801
Thesis Orientation
3
ARTG 605
Design Process
3
ARTG 610
Type and Layout
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year One

CourseCredits
ARTH 651
Contemporary Art
3
ARTC 852
Thesis Proposal
3
ARTG 603
Production Issues for Print
3
ARTI 601
UX Design Foundations
3
ARTB 651
Critical Thinking and Writing About the Arts
3
Department ElectiveA 3
TOTAL CREDITS18

Fall, Year Two

CourseCredits
ARTU 862
Thesis Production I
4
ARTB 801
Business of Creative Industries
3
ARTB 702
Graduate Academic Internship
3
Department ElectiveA
3
TOTAL CREDITS13

Spring, Year Two

CourseCredits
ARTB 751
Professional Critiques
2
ARTU 872
Thesis Production II
4
ARTC 871
Thesis Paper and Exhibition
2
Department ElectiveA 3
Department ElectiveA 3
TOTAL CREDITS14
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Please consult with an advisor in choosing elective options.

  • ARTB 602 Marketing and Advertising for Designers
  • ARTE 651 Advanced Digital Video
  • ARTE 751 Advanced Digital Audio
  • ARTE 851 Motion Graphics Design
  • ARTE 861 Graphics in Video and Film
  • ARTF 601 Experimental Media/Performance/Installation
  • ARTF 652 Advanced Experimental Media/Performance/Installation
  • ARTG 653 Exhibition Design
  • ARTG 701 Illustration
  • ARTG 702 Advanced Illustration
  • ARTG 751 Information Design
  • ARTI 602 Human Computer Interaction Design
  • ARTI 603 User Interface and Prototyping Design
  • ARTI 604 UX/UI Design for VR/AR/MR
  • ARTP 802 Master Project
  • ARTQ 601 Algorithm in Art and Design
  • ARTQ 701 Programming for Artists and Designers
  • ARTQ 801 Physical Computing
  • ARTW 651 Advanced Graduate Drawing Studio
  • ARTY 651 Advanced Digital Imaging