CURRICULUM GUIDE

Graphic Design
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 1020  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate is designed for students who hold a post secondary degree (A.A.,
B.A., B.F.A., or M.F.A.) in the visual arts and wish to acquire or enhance their
graphic design skills to prepare for employment.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information. See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Art, Design and Multimedia Program, Academic and Office Facility,
Room 314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 40 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ARTS 162    Typography (See Note 1)                                          3
ARTS 171    CG/Digital Imaging (See Note 1)                                  3
ARTS 173    Computer Graphics/Web Design                                     3
ARTS 175    Electronic Design (See Note 1)                                   3
ARTS 195    Employ/Busn Issues for Artists                                   1
ARTS 228    Advanced Digital Imaging                                         3
ARTS 251    Graphic Design I                                                 4
ARTS 252    Graphic Design II                                                4
ARTS 253    Graphic Design III                                               4
ARTS 257    Computer Prepress Prod Tech                                      4
ARTS 269    The Portfolio                                                    2
ARTS 281    Art Internship                                                   3
MKTG 140    Introduction to Advertising                                      3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   40

1.    Students in this curriculum may be granted approval to waive the
      prerequisites for this course by contacting an advisor in the Art, Design
      and Multimedia Program.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
ARTS 162          ARTS 173          ARTS 195          ARTS 253
ARTS 171          ARTS 175          ARTS 252          ARTS 257
                  ARTS 228          MKTG 140
                  ARTS 251

ARTS 269
ARTS 281