Print Design Requirements

 Required Theory and Production (33 credits) 

    CGD 1212

   Intro to Graphic Design

    CGD 1313

   Creative Imagery with Photoshop

    CGD 1314

   Illustrator Graphics and Design

    CGD 2020

   History of Graphic Design

    CGD 2212

   Typographic Principles

    CGD 2213

   2D Design with the Computer

    CGD 2370

   Desktop Publishing

    CGD 3355

   Logo and Package Design

    CGD 3363

   Advanced Desktop Publishing

    CGD 4420


    CGD 4500

   Portfolio Preparation

 Concentration Electives (12 credits) 

 Choose from the Following: 

   CGD 1212

   Intro to Graphic Design

   CGD 1050

   Creative Concept Drawing

   CGD 1170

   Branding Design

   CGD 1552

   The Digital Children's Book

   CGD 2020

   History of Graphic Design

   CGD 2212

   Typographic Principles

   CGD 2214

   Electronic and Digital Prepres

   CGD 2215

   Editorial Design and Illustration

   CGD 2216

   Design for Social Responsibility

   CGD 2243

   Prelude to Publishing

   CGD 3303

   Web Design

   CGD 3315


   CGD 3351

   Illustration Design

   CGD 3352

   Advanced Typography

   CGD 3358

   Project Based Web Design

   CGD 3360

   Freelance Practices

   CGD 3361

   Mobile Web Design

   CGD 3362

   Mobile App Design

   CGD 3370

   Computer Illustration & Design

   CGD 3373

   Email Blast Design and Implementation

   CGD 3374

   Online Ad Design and Implementation

   CGD 3376

   Contemporary HTML and CSS

   CGD 3380

   Social Media Marketing Design

   CGD 3385

   Ecommerce Design


   Six credits in Internship experience may be used
   to fulfill Major Elective requirements.

   CGD 4422

   Graphic Design Internship I

   CGD 4423

   Graphic Design Internship II

   CGD 4900

   Faculty/Student Research I

   CGD 4901

   Faculty/Student Research II

 Required Cognates (9 credits) 

   ART 1201

   Drawing I

   ART 1260
   ANIM 1850
   ART 2233

   Ceramic Character Sculpture or
   3D Computer Modeling or
   3-Dimensional Design

   ANIM 1750

   Motion Graphics with After Effects



Janet ONeil
Director of the Graphic Design Program
Tel: 973-443-8470

Visual & Performing Arts Department
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Madison, NJ 07940

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