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Graphic design course catalog


A.O.C.A., Ontario College of Art; B.A., University of Guelph; M.F.A., University of Arizona

VICKIE R. PHIPPS, Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Emory & Henry College; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Arizona State

CORRINE SMITH, Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.F.A., Southern Illinois University; M.F.A., University of Kentucky

B.A., Coe; M.F.A., Temple

MAJOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN: 40 required credits in ART and GRD, including ART-101, ART-123, ART-226 or ART-228, GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-325, GRD-327, GRD-391, GRD-425, GRD-426 or GRD-INTR and 12 elective credits in ART or GRD from among these options: GRD-273, ART-261, ART-361, ART-362, ART-323, ART-327, GRD-325, GRD-373, and GRD-410. Also, ARHI-161 and ARHI-367 for a total of 46 required credits. A required senior exhibition, or a portfolio from a 4-credit (or more) internship, or a year-long design responsibility for a publication such as the Saga Magazine, fulfills a major's capstone experience.

MINOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN: 21 required credits in ART and GRD, including ART-101, ART-123, GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-327, GRD-391, and a 300 level ART or GRD elective.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

Design courses


Art exhibit shows Swedish modernism

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art will open the  exhibition "Världen är Liten: the World is Small. Modern Swedish and Swedish American Works" with a reception Nov. 16.

Seniors show their work in art exhibition

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art is opening its final exhibition of the 2017-2018 academic year, 2018 Senior Show.

Senior Art Exhibition closing reception

A closing reception for the Senior Art Exhibition will be held from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. The exhibit features the Senior Inquiry projects of the Class of 2019 graphic design and studio art majors.