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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ART 415
Title Graphic Design Theory and Application
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites ART303 and ART314


In this course, students study design as a tool for conveying meaning. Students work on complex projects such a visual identity systems, conduct research, and develop content while studying methods used in professional design studios and advertising agencies. Finished work is portfolio quality and demonstrates an understanding of formal graphic design principles as well as competent technical and craft skills. Projects also allow opportunities to discuss professional business practices. Required of Art majors in the Graphic Design concentration. Four and one half scheduled studio hours plus four and one half open studio hours per week.