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Fall 2010 Curriculum

Communication Design - Evening/Weekend Associate Degree Program - Fall 2010 Curriculum

This curriculum applies to students entering in Fall 2010 only. Currently enrolled FIT students should refer to the FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 1




MAJOR AREA
CD 111 Foundation I/Basic Design Theory
3


CD 122 Digital Layout I
2
    CD 171 Introduction to Typography    1.5
LIBERAL ARTS
choice
see Requirements*

6

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Semester 2




MAJOR AREA
CD 112 Foundation II/Commun. Design
3


CD 121 Studio Skills

1.5


CD 131 Color Workshop

1.5
LIBERAL ARTS
EN 121
English Composition

3

" choice
see Requirements*

3
Semester 3




MAJOR AREA
CD 113
Three Dimensional Design
1.5


CD 132
Creative Process
1.5


CD 172
Computer Drawing & Typography
2
RELATED AREA   FA 131
Life Drawing I
  1.5
    PH 116
Photography Basics
  2
LIBERAL ARTS
choice see Requirements*
3
PE/HEALTH   choice PE/Health   1

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Semester 4




MAJOR AREA   CD 222 Digital Layout II
  2
    CD 251
Digital Imagery
  1.5
RELATED AREA
FA 171
Printmaking I
1.5
    GD 232
Survey of Graphic Design
  3
LIBERAL ARTS
choice
see Requirements*

3
PE/HEALTH " choice PE/Health
1
           
Semester 5
         
MAJOR AREA
  CD 231
Visual Process
  1.5
    CD 271
Designing with Type
  1.5
RELATED AREA
  AD 213
Advertising Design Concepts
  3
    GD 243
Web Site Design & Production
  2
LIBERAL ARTS
  SS 131 General Psychology   3
ELECTIVE   choice General Elective   1.5-3
           
Semester 6   AC 201 Intro. to Adv. & Promotion for CD   2
  GD 214 Corporate Image   3
    PK 211 Introduction to Packaging Design   1.5
LIBERAL ARTS   choice see Requirements*
  3
           

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area 24 credits
Related Areas 19.5 credits
Liberal Arts 24 credits
General Elective 1.5-3 credits
Phys. Ed. 2 credits
Total Credits 71-72.5

SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A "G" followed by a number 1-10 identifies specific courses that meet SUNY General Education baccalaureate degree requirements.

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.

*REQUIREMENTS - See below

English/Speech: 6 credits
EN121 (G1) ( Prerequisite: College-level English as determined by placement test OR completion of appropriate Educational Skills courses), and
CHOICE of EN 231, 232, 233, 236, 241, 242, 244, 245, or 253.

History of Art & Civilization: 6 credits
HA 112 (G5), and
CHOICE of HA 111, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 311, or 314 (any one of these meets G7).

Mathematics: 3-3.5 credits
Graduation requirement: Arithmetic proficiency as demonstrated by placement test OR completion of appropriate developmental mathematics course(s).
CHOICE of MA 161, 142 (formerly MA 242), 213, 222, 231 (formerly 131), 326, or 331 (any one of these meets G2).

Science: 3-5 credits
CHOICE of SC 111, 112, 121, 122, 045/145, 253, or 032/332 (any one of these meets G3).

Social Sciences: 6 credits
CHOICE of two: SS 131 (Note: SS 131 required for Upper Division), 141, 151, or 171.

*Check with Liberal Arts (B623) or Registrar (C158) to make sure your choice meets requirement.

Upper Division Alternatives

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Packaging Design, Computer Animation and Interactive Design and Toy Design. By completing certain course requirements, graduates may also apply to the Bachelor of Science program in Advertising and Marketing Communications.