GRD 6020 Advanced Typographic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Advanced concepts in typographic design within a studio problem-solving format; advanced digital techniques, formal and experimental applications of typography.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6050 Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

For students not majoring in Graphic Design. Topics may include layout, typography, and other basic processes. May be repeated for a maximum of fifteen credit hours.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6100 Print and Editorial Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Advanced editorial design concepts within a studio problem-solving format; print and electronic publishing applications; identity and format design; art direction and image-making of material with issue orientation and/or controversial content.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6150 Collateral Design for Print Applications
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Advanced graphic concepts in print collateral applications; annual report design; identity and logotype; brochures and mailers; original visual concepts through image-making; digital techniques; pre-press and print production principles.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6200 Corporate Identity Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Advanced design concepts applied to corporate and/or institutional contexts; presented in studio problem-solving format; logotype and identity design; design standards systems; system applications.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6250 Graphic Design in Popular Culture
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Chronology of popular culture through graphic design from the late nineteenth through the twentieth century; presented in a studio problem-solving format; sociological and cultural impact of design and design technology.

GRD 6300 Internship in Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Specialized field training allowing practical professional experience with major design firms, advertising agencies, and corporations.

GRD 6310 Multimedia Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Exploration of multimedia and interactive concepts and non-linear view editing technologies; presented in studio problem-solving format; work on creative teams. Includes research-based proposals, contextual meaning, and production scheduling.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6350 Graphic Design Through Advertising
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Applications of graphic design in advertising in a studio problem-solving format; collaboration and art direction on creative teams; visual marketing concepts; campaign development; copywriting; and development of presentation skills.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6400 Design for Film and Television
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Design of motion graphics for film and broadcast applications; traditional and digital presentation techniques; demonstrations and/or practical experience on various broadcast, film, and digital systems.

GRD 6450 Professional Practices in Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Practical client-based professional experiences arranged through the “Visual Design Project;” presentation techniques; implementation of projects through supervision of printing process or appropriate media; and principles unique to the business of graphic design.

Fees $20.00
GRD 6550 Specialized Applications of Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor
Description

Specialized and alternative applications of graphic designs in a studio problem-solving format; identity through packaging, point of purchase design; and three dimensional, conceptual, and kinetic applications.

GRD 6600 Senior Workshop in Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRD 3200 or consent of the instructor
Description

Incorporates student’s experience with unique research and/or studio directions of faculty and/or guest professionals; presented in studio problem solving format.

GRD 6910 History of Graphic Design
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Historical survey including sources of modern design; similar and contrasting elements among the various disciplines of art and design.

GRD 8000 Advanced Graphic Design Studio
Credit Hours 6.0
Description

May be repeated for a maximum of eighteen credit hours if topic varies. For the M.F.A. Graphic Design major. Research through readings, lectures, and individual projects.

GRD 8400 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar
Credit Hours 3.0 - 9.0
Prerequisites MFA status
Description

For MFA students from all Art and Design majors. Readings, discussions, and engagement with advanced studio topics, led by studio faculty, to improve studio practice.

GRD 8500 Studio Practice
Credit Hours 3.0 - 9.0
Prerequisites GRD 8000
Description

For the M.F.A. Graphic Design major. Individual projects for the development of professional skills in advertising strategies and other selected design problems. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four credit hours.

GRD 8980 Special Problems
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor and school director
Description

Independent study. Contract outlining course content is required.

GRD 8999 Thesis Research
Credit Hours 6.0 - 12.0
Prerequisites consent of thesis advisor
Description

Preparation of thesis and graduate exhibition.