Graphic & Web Design

Course Listing

Graphic & Web Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Courses

Graphic Design Concentration:

Courses in the Program: 132 quarter credits

FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GWDB101 Applications & Industry
GWDB102 Rapid Visualization
GWDB103 Digital Illustration
GWDB105 Concept Design
GWDB111 Introduction to Layout Design
GWDB112 Typography - Traditional
GWDB113 Fundamentals of Web Page Scripting
GWDB122 Typography - Hierarchy
GWDB202 Interface Design
GWDB209 Portfolio I
GWDB212 Typography - Expressive & Experimental
GWDB213 Timeline Animation & Interaction
GWDB222 Intermediate Layout Design
GWDB223 Intermediate Web Page Scripting
GWDB252 Advanced Layout Design
GWDB262 Package Design
GWDB272 Corporate Identity
GWDB302 Information Design
GWDB303 Interactive Motion Graphics
GWDB305 Art Direction
GWDB308 Business of Graphic Design
GWDB312 Publication Design
GWDB406 Internship --OR-- Program Elective
GWDB409 Graphic Design Capstone
GWDB419 Portfolio
GWDB424 Capstone Research
Program Electives I-III

General Education: 48 quarter credits

COM105 Public Speaking
EN101 English I
EN102 English II
GWDB207 Design History (5 credits)
HA222 Art History II: Art of the Medieval & Renaissance (5 credits)
HA223 Art History III: Art of the Modern World (5 credits)
HA305 History of Contemporary Art: 1945 to Present (5 credits)
HU305 Critical Thinking
MT112 College Geometry --OR-- MT113 Ideas of Mathematics --OR-- MT115 Applied Mathematics
PS101 Introduction to Psychology
General Education Elective

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 180

Web Design Concentration:

Courses in the Program: 132 quarter credits

FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory
GWDB101 Applications & Industry
GWDB103 Digital Illustration
GWDB105 Concept Design
GWDB111 Introduction to Layout Design
GWDB112 Typography - Traditional
GWDB113 Fundamentals of Web Page Scripting
GWDB122 Typography - Hierarchy
GWDB123 Programming Logic
GWDB132 Information Architecture
GWDB201 Audio & Video
GWDB202 Interface Design
GWDB209 Portfolio I
GWDB213 Timeline Animation & Interaction
GWDB223 Intermediate Web Page Scripting
GWDB233 Advanced Web Page Scripting
GWDB253 Authoring for Interaction
GWDB272 Corporate Identity
GWDB292 Experience Design
GWDB303 Interactive Motion Graphics
GWDB313 Emerging Technologies
GWDB333 Senior Project Pre-Production
GWDB406 Internship -- OR-- Program Elective
GWDB413 Design Team: Production
GWDB419 Portfolio II
GWDB423 Senior Project Production
Program Electives I-IV

General Education: 48 quarter credits

COM105 Public Speaking
EN101 English I
EN102 English II
GWDB207 Design History (5 credits)
HA222 Art History II: Art of the Medieval & Renaissance (5 credits)
HA223 Art History III: Art of the Modern World (5 credits)
HA305 History of Contemporary Art: 1945 to Present (5 credits)
HU305 Critical Thinking
MT112 College Geometry --OR-- MT113 Ideas of Mathematics --OR-- MT115 Applied Mathematics
PS101 Introduction to Psychology
General Education Elective

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 180



Program Electives

Graphic Design Concentration:

Recommended Program Electives - Graphic Design Concentration

GWDB212 Typography - Expressive & Experimental
GWDB322 Sequential Illustration

Web Design Concentration:

Recommended Program Electives - Web Design Concentration

GWDB353 Server-Side Scripting
GWDB363 Client-Side Scripting
GWDB373 Advanced Server-Side Scripting
GWDB443 Advanced Scripting

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Note: The Art Institute of Virginia Beach reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.