Graphic Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Program - Fall 2011 Curriculum
This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2011 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year. FIT catalog of their entering year.
|MAJOR AREA||GD 311||Graphic Design I||3|
|GD 342||Publication Design||3|
|RELATED AREA||CD 371||Advanced Typography I||1.5|
|CD 441||Broadcast Design||2|
|LIBERAL ARTS||SS 334||The Psychology of Color||3|
|choice||see Liberal Arts elective*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||GD 312||Graphic Design II||3|
|GD 344||Graphic Design in Digital Media||2|
|RELATED AREA||CD 322||Design Process Technology||2|
|CD 361||Professional Practices||2|
|CD 372||Advanced Typography II||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||EN 322||Prof. Writing in Art and Design||3|
|choice||see History of Art & Civ.*||3|
|MAJOR AREA||GD 411||Graphic Design III||3|
|GD 441||Environmental Graphics||2|
|RELATED AREA||AD 494||Senior Design Project Research||3|
|AD 496||Advanced Ad Design Workshop||3|
|DD 231||Production Techniques/Digital Prepress||2|
|SD 303||Screen Printing with Type Images||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see American History*||G10||3|
|MAJOR AREA||GD 414||Graphic Design for Packaging||2|
|RELATED AREA||AD 464||Senior Portfolio Design||1.5|
|AD 495||Senior Design Project||3|
|CD 442||Senior 3D Presentation Design||1.5|
|LIBERAL ARTS||choice||see Other World Civ.*||G9||3|
TOTAL Minimum Required
|MAJOR AREA:||18 credits|
|RELATED AREA:||28.5 credits|
|LIBERAL ARTS:||18 credits|
|TOTAL Minimum Required:||64.5 credits|
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements (www.fitnyc.edu/gened).
G1 Basic Communication; G2 Math; G3 Science; G4 Social Science; G5 Western Civilization; G6 Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
Liberal Arts Elective: 3 credits
CHOICE of any non-HA liberal arts course.
American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of any non-HA course that meets Gen. Ed. American History requirement (G10).
The Gen. Ed. Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Graphic Design major.
History of Art & Civilization: 3 credits
CHOICE of any HA course not previously taken or required.
Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, or any other HA course that meets the Gen. Ed. requirement for Other World Civ. (G9).
A 5-semester evening/weekend option is available for this degree program (www.fitnyc.edu/evening_weekend). The sequence of courses varies slightly from that listed on this page.