Course Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree in Communication: Graphic Design

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B.A.
B.S.
Developing a Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405

(B.S.) MATH 1303, 1307, or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 credit hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected form two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.    
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.    
Social Science
6
6
     
Total General Studies Hours 45-64 48-58

Graphic Design Major:

48

48

Complete the following 17 courses for 48 credit hours:
 

ART 1301      Design I

ART 1303      Drawing I

COMA 1302 Speech and Interpersonal Communication

COMA 2050    Sophomore Portfolio Review
COMA 2314 Photography I
COMA 3301 Nonverbal Communication

COMA 3304 Writing Across Media

COMA 3318    Web Design

COMA 3319    Visual Communications

COMA 3321    Graphic Design I

COMA 3322    Graphic Design II

COMA 3325    Lettering and Typography

COMA 4300    Portfolio Research
COMA 4310 Internship in Communication

COMA 4318    History of Graphic Design I

COMA 4321    Advertising Design (S-L)

COMA 4338    History of Graphic Design II

Complete the following allied courses for six hours:
6
6
 

MRKT 3301  Principles of Marketing

PSYC 4330  Social Psychology (Prerequisite: PSYC or SOCI 1301)

Specialization Electives:
3
3
Complete at least 3 additional upper-level hours of courses in Communication:
 

COMA 3302Public Forum Debate
COMA 3303Small Group Communication

COMA 3308Persuasive Communication
COMA 3314Photography II

COMA 3317Advertising and Visual Communication II
COMA 4301Readers Theater
COMA 4319Communication Styles: A Key to Business

                Success
COMA 4320Technology in Communication

COMA 4322Leadership Communication (S-L)

COMA 4323Communication Theory
COMA 4330   Special Topics in Communication

COMA 4380The Arts and the Creative Process
ENGL 3307 Creative Christian Writing
MRKT 3303Promotional Strategies

Electives
0-15
5-12
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level credit hours. A minor is recommended.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120
120

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0. 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Other Communication Majors:

BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
BA/BS Communication: Public Relations

Accelerated Degrees:

B.A./B.S. Communication (Broadcast/Digital Media)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Communication Theory)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Graphic Design)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Public Relations)/M.A. Communication

 

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