Communication Art Curriculum

Diploma

This curriculum is accurate for 2013-2014 fall starts. Go here for 2012-2013.

SEM TERM COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE CREDITS CLASS HOURS
PER WEEK
1 Fall ART1490 Color and Design 3 3
1 Fall COAR1602 Typography 3 3
1 Fall COAR1604 Computer I/InDesign 3 3
1 Fall COAR1612 Life Drawing I 3 3
1 Fall COAR1614 Communication Design I 3 3
1 Fall PSYC1445 General Psychology 3 3
      Semester Total 18 18
2 Spr ART1408 Survey of Western Art and Culture 4 5
2 Spr COAR1613 Life Drawing II 3 3
2 Spr COAR1615 Communication Design II 3 3
2 Spr COAR1619 Illustration/Painting Approaches I 3 3
2 Spr COAR1624 Computer II/Photoshop 3 3
2 Spr COAR1630 Web Site Design I 3 3
      Semester Total 19 20
3 Fall COAR2613 Computer III/Illustrator 3 3
3 Fall COAR2616 Advertising Design I 3 3
3 Fall COAR2621 Display/Package Design 3 3
3 Fall COAR2629 Corporate Identity I 3 3
3 Fall COAR2630 Web Site Design II 3 3
      Semester Total 15 15
4 Spr COAR2611 Portfolio Production I 3 3
4 Spr COAR2612 Illustration Techniques 3 3
4 Spr COAR2620 Production Techniques & Applications 3 3
4 Spr COAR2628 Mixed Media I 3 3
4 Spr COMM1440 Communicating for Results 2 2
      Semester Total 14 14
      Program Total 66 67

Note: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Visit with advisor or refer to Degree Audit Report for elective options.

This course sequence is an example.