Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 56

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
B4 Support Course 3 2-3
GE Area C 3
 Units14-15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D - Take Two 6
GE Area E 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C 3
Major Electives (18 units total) - Take Two 5 6
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
DES 323 Visual Design Literacy (Major Core Prerequisite) 3
DES 356 A History of Design and Technology (Major Core Prerequisite) 3
DES 370 Introduction to Design (Major Core Prerequisite) 1
Major Electives (18 units total) - Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
DES 300 Design Process (Major Core Foundation) 3
DES 320 Drafting and Sketching for Design (Major Core Foundation) 3
DES 322 Computer Graphic Imaging (Major Core Foundation) 3
DES 324GW Research and Writing for Design - GWAR (Major Core Foundation) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
DES 325 Graphic Design I: Introduction (Major Prerequisite) 3
DES 327 Interactive Design I (Major Prerequisite) 3
Major Requirements - Take One 6 3
Major Electives (18 units total) - Take One 5 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
DES 505 Senior Design Project (Major Culminating Requirement) 3
DES 570 Professional Practices for Designers (Major Culminating Requirement) 3
Major Requirements - Take Two 6 6
Major Electives (18 units total) - Take One 5 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-123