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BA, Graphic Design

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The B.A. in Graphic Design at Spurgeon College equips
students with a functional and applicable knowledge to enter
the field of graphic design. This 120-hour program prepares
graduates for careers in both ministry and non-ministry

BA Degree Outcomes
The outcomes for students graduating with the Bachelor
of Arts degree are as follows:

  1. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the
    Christian worldview in relation to the natural and
    social world
  2. Demonstrate an increased understanding of the
    theological foundations of Christian ministry
  3. Demonstrate increased competence in practical
    skills of Christian ministry such as information
    management, strategic decision-making, and
  4. Demonstrate an enhanced foundation for
    subsequent formal and informal education.

Graphic Design Major Outcomes
Students graduating with the Business Leadership
major will be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of graphic design
    principles, processes, and techniques.
  2. Demonstrate technical and creative skills in the
    discipline of graphic design.
  3. Develop and produce a cohesive, consistent, and
    comprehensive high-quality graphic design
  4. Identify potential ministry application of graphic

Graphic Design Course Catalog

General Education 45 hrs
BN170 Introduction to Business and Finance (3 hrs)
CM110 Introduction to Public Speaking (3 hrs)
GE101 English Composition I (3 hrs)
GE102 English Composition II (3 hrs)
GE135 Quantitative Reasoning (3 hrs)
GE185 Introduction to Physical Science (3 hrs)
GE205 World Geography (3 hrs)
GE240 Survey of World Literature (3 hrs)
GS101 Foundations for Kingdom Success (3 hrs)
HM300 Introduction to Philosophy (3 hrs)
HM344 Christianity and the Arts (3 hrs) or
HS210 & HS211 American History I or II (3 hrs)
HT411 World Religions (3 hrs)
MS201 Global Missions (3 hrs)
PY100 Introduction to Psychology (3 hrs)

Biblical Core 30 hrs
BS115 Old Testament Survey I (3 hrs)
BS116 Old Testament Survey II (3 hrs)
BS117 New Testament Survey I (3 hrs)
BS118 New Testament Survey II (3 hrs)
BS204 Introduction to Hermeneutics (3 hrs)
HT200 Introduction to Ethics (3 hrs)
HT350 Christian Doctrine I (3 hrs)
HT351 Christian Doctrine II (3 hrs)
HT450 The Church (3 hrs)
MN201 Personal Evangelism and Discipleship (3 hrs)

Graphic Design Major 45 hrs
GR101 Introduction to Visual Art (3 hrs)
GR105 Foundations of Drawing & Design (3 hrs)
GR110 Art History I (3 hrs)
GR111 Art History II (3 hrs)
GR201 Bitmap Techniques (1 hr)
GR203 Vector Techniques (1 hr)
GR205 Motion Techniques (1 hr)
GR210 Graphic Design Studio I (3 hrs)
GR310 Graphic Design Studio II (3 hrs)
GR313 Graphic Design Studio III (3 hrs)
GR215 Typography I (3 hrs)
GR218 Motion Design I (3 hrs)

Elective (Choose 2 from below) (6 hrs)

GR322 Digital Photography
GR327 Web Design for the Graphic Designer
GR315 Typography II
GR318 Motion Design II

Choose 1 from the 2 below (3 hrs)

GR410 Graphic Design Studio IV (or)
GR415 Graphic Design Internship

GR420 Capstone I: Proposal & Project (3 hrs)
GR422 Capstone II: Portfolio & Presentation (3 hrs)

Total Credit Hours 120 hrs

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