Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Illustration) Sample Curriculum

Summer

Fall

Spring

Summer I:

- Rendering Ideas

- Conceptual Exercises

- Aesthetics or History of Graphic Design or History of American Illustration

 

Fall I:

- Professional Practices I

- Creative Problem Solving I

Spring I:

- Professional Practices II

- Creative Problem Solving II

 

Summer II:

- The Children’s Book

- Visual Solutions

- History of Graphic Design or Aesthetics or History of American Illustration

 

Fall II:

- Professional Practices III

- Creative Problem Solving III

 

Spring II:

- Professional Practices IV

- Creative Problem Solving IV

 

Summer III:

- Communication Concepts

- Graphic Perspectives

- History of American Illustration or History of Graphic Design or

Aesthetics

 

Fall III:

- Design Research

- Contemporary Art History

 

Spring III:

- Marketing Your Art

- Creative Problem Solving V

 

Summer IV:

- Professional Contribution (Paper)

- Candidate/Graduation