Graduate Courses

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602 | Visiting Designer / Artist Project | (3) (3) (3)
Design Studio with visiting designer / artist. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of nine hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

606 | Design Education Pedagogy / Andragogy | (3)
History, practice, and theory of Graphic Design Education.

619 | Design Studio | (3) (3)
Graduate design studio work. Author/designer focused project with interpretation of complex materials at multiple levels. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

623 | History of Graphic Design I | (3)
Study of major works, themes, movements, and theories relating to visual communication and design before the Industrial Revolution.

624 | History of Graphic Design II | (3)
Study of major works, themes, movements, and theories relating to visual communication and design from the Industrial Revolution to the present.

625 | Design Research, Readings, and Seminar | (3) (3)
Presentation, analysis, and discussion of readings in visual communication and design theory and criticism. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

626 | Contemporary Visual Studies | (3) (3)
Study of major works, themes, movements, and theories in contemporary art and design. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

636 | Design Research, Readings, and Seminar | (3) (3)
Presentation, analysis, and discussion of readings in visual communication and design theory and criticism. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

640 | Contemporary Media / Communication Studio | (3) (3)
Design studio in new media. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

641 | Traditional / Communication Studio | (3 (3) (3)
Design Studio in traditional media. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of nine hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

642 | Design Studio | (3) (3)
MFA thesis project development studio. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

643 | Design Studio Exhibition Research | (3) (3)
Final MFA thesis exhibition project. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

650 | Art Theory | (3) (3)
An investigation of the theoretical background associated with artistic production. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

679 | Graduate Independent Study in Art History | (3) (3)
Intensive graduate independent study for students within art history, coordinated and approved by a faculty advisor. Selected topics to be coordinated with instructor. May be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of six hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

690 | Graduate Independent Study | (3) (3) (3) (3)
Permission of the instructor and Department Head required.
Intensive graduate independent study for students within art history, coordinated and approved by a faculty advisor. Each course may be repeated for credit, up to a maximum of twelve hours, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.

Academic Elective | (3) (3) (3) (3)
Selected in consultation with the MFA advisor, with permission of the instructor and Department Head.