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Undergraduate Programs in Graphic Design

Major (54 credits; code 143)

The Art Department of Queens College offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design that provides students the creative, intellectual, and technical skills to become effective communicators in the new century. Students learn to shape the form and content of media across a variety of formats—from print to digital. In addition to the core requirements, the program includes courses in animation, digital imaging, digital moviemaking, non-linear editing, interactive web design, publication design, advertising design, graphic novel and digital illustration. Students graduate equipped with the skills to succeed in careers, graduate school or both.

The Art Department also offers Minors in Graphic Design, Digital Graphics, Animation and illustration, and in Digital Moviemaking and Imagemaking.

Art History Courses (12 credits): ARTH 101, 102, plus two electives from the following: ARTH 200-299, MEDST 144, 146.

Required Courses (24 credits): ARTS 171, 241, 242, 243, 245, 246, 345, 395. Majors must have a working knowledge of software for page layout, image editing, and drawing, or they must take ARTS 191 before ARTS 241.

Elective Courses (18 credits): Six of the following: ARTS 157, 165, 187, 188, 189,193, 195, 205, 207, 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 217, 221, 225, 235, 246, 247, 248, 259, 277, 278, 279, 286, 287, 286, 289, 290, 296, 347, 359, 370.

Graphic Design majors may take additional studio art courses (including those required for the Minors in Digital Graphics, in Animation and illustration, and in Digital Moviemaking and Imagemaking.

Minors

Graphic Design (21 credits): ARTS 171, 191, 241, plus any four from ARTS 242, 243, 245, 246, 286, 289, 290, 296, 357, 370, 387, 396.

Digital Graphics (21 credits): Seven courses from ARTS 157, 165, 193, 205, 207, 210, 213, 215, 217, 221, 225, 277, 278, 279, 287.

Animation and Illustration (21 credits): Seven courses from ARTS 171, 188, 193, 205, 207, 213, 215, 221, 259, 277, 278, 279, 359.

Digital Moviemaking and Imagemaking (21 credits): Seven courses from ARTS 157, 165, 205, 207, 217, 221, 225, 235, 277, 278, 279, 287.

 
 

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