This course is one of the foundation courses that develop the perceptual and technical skills for effective drawing. Presents drawing as an essential tool for visual expression. This course is also recommended for general education. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ART204-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Luft, Cameron C.
Spring 2024 ART204-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Grable, Kim Kristina
Spring 2024 ART204-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Wright, Chelsea A.
Spring 2024 ART204-DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Ibenana, Peter U.
Summer 2024 ART204-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Burt, Heather Marie
Summer 2024 ART204-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ART204-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ART204-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ART204-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ART204-CE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ART204-BE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ART204-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ART204-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This is a process-based writing class that focuses on academic writing, reading, and critical thinking as expressed in expository and analytical writing assignments through 5 to 7 substantial essays over the course of the semester. Develops fluency, coherence, style, effectiveness, and literary analysis. Students must pass this course with a C- or better or demonstrate a comparable level of writing competence to fulfill general competency requirements and to proceed to ENG 123 - Intermediate Composition. Students may only earn credit for ENG 113 or ENG 113E - Composition Enriched with Lab. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Hannah, Aaron Vance
Spring 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Bowley, Vanessa Lynn
Spring 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Spring 2024 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Alzen, Jessica L.
Summer 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Morris, Brian Richard
Summer 2024 ENG113-CE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Brook, Tiffany
Summer 2024 ENG113-BE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG113-CE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-CE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG113-GE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-DE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG113-FE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Continued practice in writing and research strategies, with emphasis on critical thinking, information literacy, argument, analysis, and interpretation of multicultural and interdisciplinary readings. Includes the writing of a major research paper in addition to several shorter essays. Students may earn credit for either ENG 123 or ENG 123E - Intermediate Composition Enriched with Lab. Prerequisite: ENG 113 with a grade of C- or better or evidence of comparable level of writing competency. Note: Students must successfully complete this course with a grade of C- or better to fulfill general education requirements and to begin any literature course. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Sexton, Adeleigh P.
Spring 2024 ENG123-GE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online White, Guy E.
Spring 2024 ENG123-FE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Trammell, Jeanette T.
Spring 2024 ENG123-IE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Barrett, Tyler Andrew
Spring 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-LE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Spring 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-ME Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Liddell, Leslie
Spring 2024 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Spring 2024 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Youngren, Selina Brigette
Spring 2024 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Spring 2024 ENG123-CE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Spring 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Fisher, Erin Lynne
Summer 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Summer 2024 ENG123-DE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Wang, Yage
Summer 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Buckner, Stefanie Leigh
Summer 2024 ENG123-IE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-HE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Tronti, Jennifer
Fall 2024 ENG123-CE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-GE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-DE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Fall 2024 ENG123-FE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-DE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-CE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-IE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-JE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-KE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-NE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 ENG123-OE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-CE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 ENG123-HE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course explores the tools and implementations of Adobe Illustrator through assigned projects and exercises. Techniques will be explored and explained. Best practice work-flows will be taught. The goal of this course is a working knowledge of Illustrator for the student. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM110-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Baitoo, Hilda
Spring 2024 GDM110-BE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Baitoo, Hilda
Fall 2024 GDM110-BE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM110-BE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course explores the tools and implementations of Adobe InDesign through assigned projects and exercises. Techniques will be explored and explained. Best practice work-flows will be taught. The goal of this course is a working knowledge of InDesign for the student and for the student to be able to identify key typography concepts. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM120-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Patterson, Michael Aaron
Fall 2024 GDM120-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM120-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course explores the tools and implementations of Adobe Photoshop through assigned projects and exercises. Techniques will be explored and explained. Best practice work-flows will be taught. The goal of this course is a working knowledge of Photoshop for the student. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM130-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Green, Edward Earl
Fall 2024 GDM130-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM130-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course introduces students to the primary languages of web design, HTML and CSS. The course is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge in the way that web pages are designed and coded. Tools and techniques needed to design and create web pages will be explored. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM140-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 GDM140-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

History of Graphic Design is a study of the causes and effects of critical design movements. This course explores the political and social environments that shaped the creation and evolution of graphic design. This course will give students insight into different movements, such as the Medieval Era, Graphic Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau, Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Digital Revolution. Students will also evaluate how the history of graphic design influences current design philosophies and strategies. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM305-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Visaya, Sally Renee
Spring 2025 GDM305-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an intermediate design course in which project work is used to study work flow, pre-press techniques and practices, idea generation, and other concepts that arise from the process of creativity. Prerequisites: GDM 110 and 130. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM310-BE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Visaya, Sally Renee
Fall 2024 GDM310-BE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM310-BE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an intermediate typography course in which more complex typography concepts, best practice type generation and project work challenge the student. Prerequisites: GDM 110, 120, and 130. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM320-BE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Patterson, Michael Aaron
Spring 2025 GDM320-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an intermediate image course in which more complex photography and photoshop techniques will be taught. Students will learn how to manipulate photography using photoshop to create complex ideas and messages. Prerequisite: GDM 130. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM330-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 GDM330-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course expands on students accrued HTML and CSS knowledge. Principles of content strategy will be integrated with visual design to create compelling web experiences. Popular as well as up and coming CMS solutions such as WordPress, Ghost, and others will also be explored. Prerequisite: GDM 140. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM340-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Park, Samuel J
Fall 2024 GDM340-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM340-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an advanced design course in which project work is used to build a professional portfolio for employment or advanced studies. Complex design issues and problem solving challenge the student throughout the creative process. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite: GDM 310. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM410-AE Session 1
05/06/2024
06/30/2024
Online Weaver, Pamela
Spring 2025 GDM410-AE Session 1
01/06/2025
03/02/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an advanced typography course in which complex real-world typography concepts are now explored to build projects for a professional portfolio of work for employment or advanced studies. Prerequisite: GDM 320. (3 units; Fall and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM420-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 GDM420-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is an advanced image course in which professional, complex image generation is explored and expert techniques in color correction, masking and compositing are implemented. Professional portfolio projects are built to prepare students for employment or advanced studies. Prerequisite: GDM 330. (3 units; Spring and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM430-AE Session 1
01/08/2024
03/03/2024
Online Burt, Heather Marie
Fall 2024 GDM430-AE Session 1
09/02/2024
10/27/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM430-AE Session 1
05/05/2025
06/29/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This advanced course exposes students to real world web design problems through projects and case studies. Client side scripting with JavaScript will be introduced. Web standards and best practices will be studied in depth, as well as project workflow. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite: GDM 340. (3 units; Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Spring 2024 GDM440-AE Session 2
03/04/2024
04/28/2024
Online Park, Samuel J
Fall 2024 GDM440-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM440-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

This course is designed as a capstone showcase of the student's accumulated body of work while in the program. The Graphic Design Senior Show will consists of 10 portfolio pieces from the student's portfolio. This is an effort to keep the student on task and focused on the portfolio. Prerequisites: Senior status and permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Fall, Spring, and Online)

SemesterCourse SectionDatesLocationInstructor
Summer 2024 GDM499-AE Session 2
07/01/2024
08/25/2024
Online Park, Samuel J
Fall 2024 GDM499-AE Session 2
10/28/2024
12/22/2024
Online STAFF, STAFF
Spring 2025 GDM499-AE Session 2
03/03/2025
04/27/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF
Summer 2025 GDM499-AE Session 2
06/30/2025
08/24/2025
Online STAFF, STAFF

Christian studies courses (6 units)

cbu campus

Online General Education

in addition to completing major courses, students are also required to complete general education requirements in order to earn a bachelor's degree.

See General Education Requirements

*Curriculum subject to change.