The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design at Columbia College is designed to provide students with training in techniques and theory, as well as a thorough background in the history and criticism of graphic design. Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design complete 38-41 semester hours of general education requirements, including Philosophy 330: Ethics, three hours of a multicultural requirement and six hours of a foreign language requirement. In addition, candidates complete a minimum of 63 semester hours in art, 9 of which are upper-level elective studio art courses.
General Education Requirements(39-42 sem. hrs)
For a complete list of general education courses clickhere . For additional information on general education requirements, including clickhere .
For information on how to fulfill the foreign language requirement clickhere .
Multicultural Requirement(3 sem. hrs)
All courses that meet this requirement can be foundhere .
Core Requirements(63 sem. hrs)
All must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Courses cannot be taken as Pass/Fail (with the exception of ARTS 399 and ARTS 499 ). Students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in all ARTS courses.
The total reflects the minimum number of hours to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Some courses listed above may fulfill more than one requirement block. Please speak to your academic advisor to plan your specific degree path.
ARTS 111 : Art and Ideas I meets Multicultural graduation requirement.