Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language

COMM DSGN General Requirements – 30 semester hours

  • DSGN 3320 – Advanced Typography
  • DSGN 3321 Theories and Design
  • DSGN 3322 – Advanced Design
  • DSGN 4300 – Selected Topics in Design
  • DSGN 4310 – History of Design
  • DSGN 4312 – Digital Design
  • DSGN 4316 – Visual Communication
  • DSGN 4318 - Senior Seminar
  • DSGN 4320 – Design Internship
  • DSGN 4322 – Senior Portfolio

COMM DSGN UD Concentration/Specialization – 12 semester hours

  • UD Elective
  • UD Elective
  • UD Elective
  • UD Elective

12 s.h. of the following courses, (4 classes) COMM 4318, COMM 4330, GMNG 3310, GMNG 4316, GMNG 4318, HUMA 4312, HUMA 4313, HUMA 4314, HUMA 4315, HUMA 4317, MKTG 3303.

LD / UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 26 semester hours

  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.