Visual Communications: Advertising Design Curriculum

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
   Courses (Credits)
   See Degree Requirements: General Education requirements (33)
   Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Information Literacy: 
      VC 498 Senior Project (3)
   Senior Capstone: VC 499 Senior Seminar (3)

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS - 39

PROGRAM COURSES        
Art & Sciences Courses
   Courses (Credits) 
   CM 320    Communication in the Mass Media (3)
   CM 420    Persuasion (3)
   VC 221    History of Visual Communications (3)
Total Arts & Sciences Program Credits - 9

Career Courses 
   Courses (Credits)     
   BU 105    Global Business (3)
   BU 145    Principles of Advertising (3)
   BU 205    Consumer Behavior (3)
   SA 111    Drawing: Composition & Perception (3)
   SA 131    Design & Color Theory (3)
   SA 161    Photography I (3)
   SA 168     Time, Movement, Narrative (3)
   VC 112    Concepting (3)
   VC 118    Digital Foundations (3)
   VC 174    Digital Page Layout  (3)
   VC 241    Advertising Design  (3)
   VC 242    Graphic Design (3)
   VC 274    Imaging Graphics (3)
   VC 341    Advanced Advertising Design (3)
   VC 375    Designing for the Web (3)
   VC 384    Visual Communications Internship (3)
   VC 492    Senior Portfolio (3)
   VC 493    Advanced Senior Portfolio  (3)
   VC 300-400    Career Elective (6)
   VC 281    Internship Preparation (1)
Total Career Program Credits - 58

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS - 67
ELECTIVES      
Open Electives  
    Courses (Credits) 
    100-400 level    (9)
    300/400 level   (6)
Total Open Elective Credits -15
TOTAL ELECTIVE CREDITS - 15
TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE - 121