Graphic Design

 

Graphic Design majors focus on using graphics and text to communicate ideas and emotions. The graphic design program at Defiance College prepares students to express ideas visually in service to their employers and the wider good of society. Graphic design students are strongly encouraged to serve at least one internship, preferably more.

Major in Graphic Design

A major in Graphic Design requires 51 semester hours, including:
AR 111 Color and Design I
AR 112 Color and Design II
AR 221 Drawing
AR 236 Photography

One course in art history chosen from:
AR 238 Art History II or
AR 373 History of American Art

GD 115 Graphic Design Principles
GD 214 Basic Computer Design
GD 215 Intermediate Graphic Design
GD 315 Advanced Graphic Design
GD 325 Web Design
GD 343 Graphic Design Production
GD 425 Advanced Web Design
MK 340 Principles of Marketing
MK 341 Advertising and Promotion
CA 123 Media Writing

One area of emphasis chosen from:
Fine Arts
6 hours of electives in Art

Production
GD 341 2D Digital Animation
GD 342 3D Digital Animation

Communications
CA 135 Introduction to Media
CA 345 Media and Cultural Criticism


Associate of Arts Degree

AR 111 Color and Design I
AR 112 Color and Design II
AR 221 Drawing
AR 236 Photography

One course in art history chosen from:
AR 238 Art History II or
AR 373 History of American Art
GD 115 Graphic Design Principles
GD 214 Basic Computer Design
GD 215 Intermediate Graphic Design

One area of emphasis chosen from:
Fine Arts
6 hours of electives in Art

Production
GD 341 2D Digital Animation
GD 342 3D Digital Animation

Communications
CA 135 Introduction to Media
CA 345 Media and Cultural Criticism

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