Requirements for the liberal arts major in graphic design, B.A.
Admission to graphic design degree program
Incoming freshman earning a B.A. in graphic design should declare a pre-major in graphic design status upon registration, complete SA 102 and SA 104 with a minimum grade of 2.8, and then register for DES 130 - Foundations of Graphic Design. Admittance into the graphic design program is determined by this GPA standing.
All majors in graphic design are required to successfully complete core foundation courses (16 credits), art history courses (12 credits) and graphic design courses (36 credits). Only courses in which the student has earned a grade of at least 2.8 may be counted towards the graphic design major. Only 16 transfer credits may be counted towards the graphic design major. A minimum of 64 credits are required for the major, to be distributed as follows: