All graphic design majors at Coastal Carolina University are required to have their own Macintosh laptop computer and Adobe Creative Cloud software. For information and specifications, please go to our website at http://www.coastal.edu/art.
A maximum of 52 credits may be applied toward satisfying the foundation courses and major requirements in graphic design. Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course used to satisfy foundation courses and major requirements. Students must submit portfolios for faculty review at the end of their sophomore year and participate in a senior exhibition at Coastal Carolina University.
Graphic design majors must present a juried exhibition and portfolio of their work at Coastal prior to graduation.
Cognates (9 Credits)
Cognate courses are drawn from outside the major but intended to support the major. Cognate courses must be upper level (300 or 400 level) and must be approved by the student’s adviser. Courses for cognate credit may be drawn from one or more departments. A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all cognate or minor courses.