Graphic Design, B.F.A.
2022 Semester Map

TOTAL CREDITS: 120

Fall, Year One

CourseCredits
FCWR 101
Writing I: Foundations of College Composition
3
ARTW 101
Drawing I
3
ARTH 101
Art History I
3
ARTD 103
Shape and Color
3
ARTC 201
Computer Graphics I
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year One

CourseCredits
FCWR 151
Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing
3
ARTW 151
Drawing II
3
ARTD 102
Form and Space
3
ARTH 151
Art History II
3
ARTC 251
Computer Graphics II
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Fall, Year Two

CourseCredits
FYSE 101
First-Year SeminarA
3
BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS courseB
3
ARTG 201
Design Principles
3
ARTG 302
Typography
3
ARTC 301
Motion Graphics I
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year Two

CourseCredits
FCSP 105
Foundations of Speech Communication
3
MATH 115
Introductory Concepts of Mathematics
3
ARTG 251
Visual Identity
3
Department ElectiveC 3
Department ElectiveC 3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Fall, Year Three

CourseCredits
ICLT 3XX
Literature choice
3
ICBS 3XX
Behavioral Science choice
3
ARTH 201
Art History III
3
ARTG 301
Experience Design
3
ARTG 351
Package Design
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year Three

CourseCredits
ICPH 3XX
Philosophy choice
3
FCWR 303
Communication for Art and Design
3
ARTG 352
Editorial Design
3
ARTG 303
Illustration
3
Free Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Fall, Year Four

CourseCredits
Science choice 3
ARTG 401
Advertising Design
3
ARTG 404
Information Design
3
Department ElectiveC
3
Free Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year Four

CourseCredits
ICSS 3XX
Social Science choice
3
ARTG 451
Portfolio
3
Department ElectiveC 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS15
A
FYSE 101 may be substituted with FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry (3 cr), or NYIT 101 College Success Seminar (2 cr) plus a one (1) credit elective.
B
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process may be substituted.
C

Choose any of the following as your department elective:



  • ARTB 300 Academic Internship
  • ARTD 155 Time and Motion
  • ARTG 260 Web Design
  • ARTG 310 Advanced Typography
  • ARTG 320 Motion Graphics II
  • ARTG 402 Book Design
  • ARTG 403 Branding
  • ARTJ 301 Independent Study
  • ARTJ 403 Special Topics
  • ARTP 201 Painting I
  • ARTS 201 Sculpture I
  • ARTS 251 Sculpture II
  • ARTW 255 Concept and Visual Storytelling
  • ARTW 265 Traditional to Digital Media
  • ARTY 201 Digital Photography