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Graphic design course catalog

2019-20

CATHERINE C. GOEBEL, Professor of Art History, Paul A. Anderson Professor in the Arts
B.A.,M.A., Vanderbilt; Ph.D., Northwestern

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

MARGARET A. MORSE, Associate Professor of Art- Art History
B.A.,Temple, Ph.D., Northwestern

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

MEGAN QUINN, Professor
B.S., Maryland; M.F.A., Notre Dame

ROWEN SCHUSSHEIM-ANDERSON, Professor
B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Arizona State

PETER TONG XIAO, Professor
B.A., Coe; M.F.A., Temple

MAJOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN:32 required credits in ART and GRD, including GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-325, GRD-425 (or GRD-INTR), 12 elective credits in ART or GRD, and 1 of the following courses: ARHI-161, ARHI-367, or GRD-392. A required senior exhibition via GRD-425, or a portfolio from a 4-credit (or more) internship is required to fulfill a major's capstone experience.

MINOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN: 20 required credits in ART or GRD, including GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-325, and 8 credits of electives.

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.

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