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Graphic design course catalog


CATHERINE C. GOEBEL, Professor of Art History, Paul A. Anderson Professor in the Arts
B.A.,M.A., Vanderbilt; Ph.D., Northwestern

KELVIN MASON, Professor, Chair
A.O.C.A., Ontario College of Art; B.A., University of Guelph; M.F.A., University of Arizona

MARGARET A. MORSE, Associate Professor of Art- Art History
B.A.,Temple, Ph.D., Northwestern

VICKIE R. PHIPPS, Associate Professor
B.F.A., Emory & Henry College; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

MEGAN QUINN, Professor
B.S., Maryland; M.F.A., Notre Dame

B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; M.F.A., Arizona State

B.A., Coe; M.F.A., Temple

MAJOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN:32 required credits in ART and GRD, including GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-325, GRD-425 (or GRD-INTR), 12 elective credits in ART or GRD, and 1 of the following courses: ARHI-161, ARHI-367, or GRD-392. A required senior exhibition via GRD-425, or a portfolio from a 4-credit (or more) internship is required to fulfill a major's capstone experience.

MINOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN: 20 required credits in ART or GRD, including GRD-222, GRD-225, GRD-325, and 8 credits of electives.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

Design courses


Mia Feuer

Canadian artist explores environmental effects of petroleum

The Center for Polar Studies at Augustana is a partner in presenting "Mia Feuer: Totems of the Anthropocene" at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport.

Frieze Lectures consider student activism, from the 60s to Greta Thunberg

The 22nd annual Frieze Lecture Series will consider the nature and impact of student activism here and around the world.

Vickie Phipps and class

Five Questions: Vickie Phipps

Vickie Phipps, assistant professor of art and graphic design, shares her philosophy on what makes powerful design.

Opening reception: Corrine Smith

Corrine Smith, adjunct assistant professor of art, will exhibit her mixed media work at the at Bucktown Center for the Arts, Davenport, October-November.

The opening reception is October 25th, 6-9 p.m.

Frieze Lecture: "Radical" to the "Radicant"

Vickie Phipps, associate professor of art and graphic design, will present the third lecture of this year's Frieze Lectures on the changing nature of activism.