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Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Master of Graphic Design" without program length specifications.
Two Year Program
The MGD II program targets applicants who have earned a BFA or equivalent in graphic design and are practiced in visual communication, user interaction design (UI), user experience design (UX) and/or related design fields.
|Designing Practices and Systems|
|Challenges in Information Design|
|Conceptual Frameworks for Designers|
|Technology and Design Futures|
|Research Methods in Design|
|New Information Environments|
|Final Project Definition|
|See "Elective Courses" listed below 1|
|Final Project Investigation|
Elective Course requirement is met with any course listed within "Elective Courses" listed below, or a 400-level course within another college determined in conjunction with the academic committee.
Three Year Program
The MGD III program targets applicants who have some professional experience but who have not earned a first degree in graphic design or have earned a BA with a graphic design concentration.
Foundations of Graphic Design – course pending Admin Board approval 2021
|Special Topics In Graphic Design (Tech Tinkering Seminar)|
|Graphic Design Theory and Practice|
|Advanced Graphic Design Studio|
|Special Topics In Graphic Design (Design Discourse and Typography)|
|See "Elective Courses" listed below|
|GD 203||History of Graphic Design||3|
|GD 317||Typographic Language, Writing, and Reading||3|
|GD 417||Information and Publishing Design Systems||3|
|GD 592||Special Topics In Graphic Design (Design Pedagogy)||1-6|
|GD 510||Imaging for Graphic Design IV||3|
|GD 517||Type IV||3|