Academics

Art – Graphic Design

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-105 Composition I 4 s.h.
ART-133 Drawing I 3 s.h.
ART-120 2-D Design 3 s.h.
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts* 3 s.h.
Social Science Class 3 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
ART-115 Graphic Design I 3 s.h.
ART-187 Creative Photography 3 s.h.
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
ART-134 Drawing II** 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Third Semester
ART-203 Art History I 3 s.h
ART-116 Graphic Design II*** 3 s.h.
Science Class 3 s.h.
Social Science class 3 s.h.
ART-127 Digital Illustration*** 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.
Fourth Semester
ART-204 Art History II 3 s.h.
ART-123 3-D Design** 3 s.h.
Social Science class 3 s.h.
Math or Science class 3 s.h.
Elective 3 s.h.
Total 15 s.h.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements
or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of General Education courses.
** – Art-134 Drawing II, Art-123 3-D Design and Painting I/II are offered spring only.
*** – Art-116 Graphic Design II and Art-127 Digital Illustration are offered fall only, and should be taken the same semester.

Suggested electives to your area of interest:

Studio Art

Painting I and II**
Ceramics
Creative Photography

Graphic Design

Graphic Design I and II
Digital Illustration

Other Electives

College Reading Skills
Academic Success

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language Requirement.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.