Graphic Design Minor
Required Courses Graphic Design Minor
The Graphic Design minor is a 21 semester credit hour program.
A student must successfully complete, at Fontbonne, a minimum of 50 percent of the credit hours required for the minor.
This minor is not available for students in either the BA Art program, or the BFA Fine Arts program. The curriculum may be used as a concentration in the BFA Fine Arts Program.
- ART 110
Design I3 credits
A study of two-dimensional design, three dimensional design, and color theory. Extensive studio work on specific problems will be done in class.
- ART 115
Graphic Design I3 credits
This course introduces design elements and principles. Focus will be on composition, typography, color, and imaging, for a variety of media including print and electronic media. Students will explore communicating information through a variety of media
- ART 215
Graphic Design II3 credits
Intermediate design for new media. The course will focus on design and how it affects user content delivery and experience in interactive media. Students will develop projects using a variety of media and formats.
- ART 202
Intro to Web Design3 credits
- ART 218
Vector and Bitmap Imaging3 credits
Introduction to digital means of artistic production. Topics include scanning, image correction, and digital manipulation of images, both bitmap and vector. PREREQ: ART 280 photography
- ART 280
Expressing and communicating ideas through
photography as an art medium. Photographing a variety of
subject matter, solving problems, and darkroom
techniques within 35 mm format. This course is filmbased
(not digital), and involves extensive darkroom
- ART 302
Web Design II3 credits
Expanding from the introductory course (ART202), the course will focus on delivering content using responsive (device-independent) techniques. Topics will include client- and server-side scripting, advanced use of CSS, building and using forms, and user interaction.
Prerequisite. ART 202
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