Graphic Arts & Design

Thinking outside of the box to inspire the world. A graphic arts degree utilizes creativity, organization, and technical savvy while fostering artistic thought.

The major in Graphic Arts and Design provides students with hands-on instruction in an array of media in the visual arts. Students learn to apply their unique approach to creative, purposeful, design. Technological experience is integrated with skills in visual, oral, and written communication. Upon graduation, students find professions in areas of marketing, public relations, advertising and branding.

Program Chair

Bari Fleischer
Bari Fleischer, MFA
Graphic Arts & Design Chair
Thinking outside of the box to inspire the world. A graphic arts degree utilizes creativity, organization, and technical savvy while fostering artistic thought.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete HTC’s General Education Requirements as listed in the catalog.

Graphic Arts and Design Major Coursework

Requirement Credits
ARTH130 - Tools for Creative Design, Marketing, and Document Management
ARTH 130 is the prerequisite for the other courses
3
ARTH 140 - Digital Imagery and Visual Language 3
ARTH 200 - Arts and Ideas 3
ARTH 203 - Fundamentals of Visual Design 3
ARTH 204 - Typography and Visual Design 3
ARTH 205 - Electronic Art Production and Publication 3
ARTH 207 - Communication in Art and Design or BUSH 213 Business Writing 3
ARTH 208 - Color Theory 3
ARTH 225 - Digital Illustration 3
ARTH 263 - Website Design and Development or ARTH 271 Graphic Arts and Multimedia Design 3
ARTH 312 - Social, Legal and Ethical Issues in Computing or BUSH 322 Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics 3
ARTH 399 - Internship in Computer and Information Sciences (optional)
Faculty-supervised internship. Topic and semester hours determined in conjunction with faculty. Student must obtain faculty sponsor and prepare written proposal that includes internship objectives and methods of evaluation. Departmental approval required.
1 to 3

Graphic Arts and Design Minor Coursework

Two courses from this group must be completed in residence.

Requirement Credits
*ARTH 130 - Tools for Creative Design, Marketing, and Document Management (Online) 3
ARTH 140 - Digital Imagery and Visual Language 3
ARTH 204 - Typography and Visual Design 3
ARTH 205 - Electronic Art Production and Publication 3
ARTH 207 - Communication in Art and Design or BUSH 213 Business Writing 3
ARTH 271 - Advanced Graphic Arts and Multimedia (Online) 3

Summative Assessment

ARTH 130 serves as the capstone course that builds on the knowledge and skills attained throughout the curriculum.

Professor Fleischer was so supportive and involved. The classes were always exciting and interesting. I feel ready to start working in the field. R. Broder (class of 2021)