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Fall 2010 Curriculum

Graphic Design - Evening/Weekend 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. FIT catalog of their entering year.

Semester 5
MAJOR AREA GD 311 Graphic Design I 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* 3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREA GD 342 Publication Design 3
GD 344 Graphic Design in Digital Media 2
RELATED AREA CD 322 Design Process Technology 2
CD 372 Advanced Typography II 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS EN 322 Professional Writing in Art & Design 3


see History of Art & Civilization* 3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREA GD 312 Graphic Design II 3
GD 441 Environmental Graphics 2
RELATED AREA AD 496 Advertising Design Workshop 3
CD 361 Professional Practices 2
LIBERAL ARTS choice see American History* G10 3
Semester 8
MAJOR AREA GD 411 Graphic Design III 3
RELATED AREA AD 494 Senior Design Project Research 3
DD 231 Production for Digital Prepress 2
SD 303 Screen Printing/Typo. Imagery 1.5
LIBERAL ARTS choice see Other World Civilizations* 3
Semester 9
MAJOR AREA GD 414 Graphic Design for Packaging 2
RELATED AREA AD 464 Senior Portfolio Design 1.5
AD 491 Internship 4
AD 495 Senior Design Project 3
CD 442 Senior 3D Presentation Design 1.5

Total Credit Requirements

Major Area 18credits
Related Areas 28.5 credits
Liberal Arts 18credits
Total Credits 64.5


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.

Liberal Arts Requirements

Liberal Arts: 3 credits
Choice of any non-HA liberal arts course.

History of Art and Civilization: 3 credits
Choice of HA course not previously taken or required.

American History: 3 credits
Choice of any non-HA course that meets the Gen. Ed. requirement for American History (G10).

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 Civilizations (G9).

Foreign Language:
The Gen. Ed. Foreign Language requirement (G8) has been waived for the Graphic Design major.