Oct 22, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2013 - 2014 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013 - 2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design

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Graphic Design (Certificate)

The certificate program in Graphic Design prepares students, with or without a baccalaureate degree in Art, for the conception and production of two-dimensional graphic designs, with emphasis on the utilization of software for the Macintosh computer. The certificate program is an alternative to a traditional four-year art degree, for creative and self-motivated students who specifically want to develop their technical proficiency, aesthetic sensibility, and design expertise.

The certificate program requires 16 credit hours in the Department of Art. ART 102 - IntroTwo-Dimensnl Art&Design  is prerequisite for all other courses.  

  is a prerequisite for all 300/400 level design courses. The required courses include ART 244 - Intro to Design Software , ART 344 - Adv Raster Image Development , ART 345 - Adv Vector Image Development , and ART 444 - Adv Typography & Design  OR ART 445 - Web Design .

The Art Department also participates in interdisciplinary certificate programs in Arts Management and Multimedia Advertising. See Certificate Programs in this chapter of the catalog for additional information.

Required Courses:

Students seeking a certificate in Graphic Design must complete a minimum of 16 semester credit hours which must include:

Required core courses:


ART 102 - IntroTwo-Dimensnl Art&Design  and ART 242 - Intro Typography Princ &Design  are prerequisite courses to those required for the certificate.

Additional electives in Studio Art are strongly recommended.

For additional information, contact the Department of Art at 216-687-2040.

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