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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic and Printing Science


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Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Graphic and Printing Science must satisfy all of the requirements of 127 hours of the Business Option, the Computer Option, the Multimedia Option, or the Substrate Option.

Requirements

  1. The requirement of departmental prefixed prerequisite will not be fulfilled with a grade less than “C”. Requests for exceptions to this policy must follow the departmental appeal policy (available in the department office). If an exception is granted, the policy requires that the less than “C” grade be replaced within two regular semesters.
  2. No more than two grades of “D” or “DC” may be presented for graduation.
  3. At least two of the General Education courses must be at the 3000/4000 level.
  4. Students must complete the following program of 127 semester credit hours, which includes the courses in one of the four tracks. One track must be selected and taken in its entirety. The schedules below are examples leading to graduation in eight semesters, beginning in fall. However, depending on the individual’s curricular and scheduling needs, the program can take more than eight semesters.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

Students who have chosen the Paper Science major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing PAPR 4850: Research Design.

 

Business Option


The schedule below is an example of one leading to graduation in eight semesters starting in fall for the Business Option.

Second Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area I: Fine Arts Credits: 3 hours

Fourth Semester (15 hours)


  • Genereral Education Area VIII: Health and Well-Being Credits: 2 hours

Fifth Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area II: Humanities Credits: 3 hours

Sixth Semester (17 hours)


  • General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 6 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Seventh Semester (17 hours)


  • Approved Elective Credits: 3 hours
    (See Approved electives below)

Eighth Semester (14 hours)


  • Approved Elective Credits: 4 hours
    (See Approved electives below)
  • General Education Area IV: Other Cultures and Civilizations Credits: 3 hours

Approved Electives


A minimum of 13 hours of electives must be selected from the following:

Computing Option


The schedule below is and example of one leading to graduation in eight semesters starting in fall for the Computer Option.

Second Semester (17 hours)


  •  General Education Area I: Fine Arts Credits: 3 hours

Fourth Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area VIII: Health and Well-Being Credits: 2 hours

Fifth Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area II: Humanities Credits: 3 hours

Sixth Semester (17 hours)


  • Approved Elective Credits: 3hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Seventh Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 3 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Eighth Semester (14 hours)


  • General Education Area IV: Other Cultures and Civilizations Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 7 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Multimedia Option


The schedule below is an example of one leading to graduation in eight semesters starting in fall for the Multimedia Option.

Second Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area I: Fine Arts Credits: 3 hours

Fourth Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area VII: Health and Well Being Credits: 2 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 3 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Fifth Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area II: Humanities Credits: 3 hours
  • General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues Credits: 3 hours

Sixth Semester (17 hours)


  • Approved Elective Credits: 6 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Seventh Semester (16 hours)


  • Approved Elective Credits: 3 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Eighth Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area IV: Other Cultures and Civilizations Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 4 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

Substrate Option


The schedule below is an example of one leading to graduation in eight semesters starting in fall for the Substrate Option.

Second Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area I: Fine Arts Credits: 3 hours

Fourth Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area VIII: Health and Well-Being Credits: 2 hours

Fifth Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area II: Humanities Credits: 3 hours

Sixth Semester (17 hours)


  • Approved Elective
    (See Approved Electives below)

Seventh Semester (16 hours)


  • General Education Area III: The United States: Cultures and Issues Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective
    (See Approved Electives below)

Eighth Semester (15 hours)


  • General Education Area IV: Other Cultures and Civilizations Credits: 3 hours
  • Approved Elective Credits: 4 hours
    (See Approved Electives below)

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