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  Nov 21, 2017
2015-2016 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design, B.S.

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Bruce Strong, Chair
Department of Multimedia Photography and Design
318 Newhouse 3, 315-443-2304


Mike Davis, Seth Gitner, Ken Harper, Gregory Heisler, Lawrence Mason Jr., Bruce Strong, David C. Sutherland, Sherri Taylor

Students interested in visual communications are drawn to the graphic design program because of its emphasis on both design, image, interactivity, motion graphics, and communications. Students can develop design skills for both print and multimedia environments, as they also develop communications writing skills, photography skills, and knowledge of communications law, ethics, and business.


Major Requirements

Students majoring in graphic design must complete 38 credits within the Newhouse School of Public Communications. The major requirements follow.


*COM 346 - Race, Gender, and the Media  or COM 348 - Beauty and Diversity in Fashion Media  can be used to satisfy the diversity requirement instead of COM 344  and an approved course in the College of Arts and Sciences.

**Or other Newhouse writing class by petition

Capstone Requirement (3 credits)

Additional Requirements

Global Experience

Newhouse elective (3 credits)

Graphic design majors are required to take one Newhouse elective.

Total: 38 Newhouse credits required.

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