Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Graphic Design

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As part of MUBS’ inspiring Graphic Design degree, you’ll be learning in a vibrant and creative contemporary culture.

As a graphic designer you’ll create systems, solve problems and communicate in order to direct, inform, entertain and challenge. The core skills of a graphic designer are rooted in language, narrative, typography and an understanding of markets, people, stakeholders and intentions. Your graphic design work can make a real impact on economic, political, social, cultural and personal life.

Our graduates enter the professional world able to communicate, think, collaborate, and generate creative responses to  meet the changing needs of the art and design industry.

Program Requirements 103 Credits

21 cr. General university requirements

12 cr. General education requirements,

9 cr. Elective courses

82 cr. Mandatory requirements

18 cr. Core courses

55 cr. Major courses

9 cr. Major elective courses

Career Opportunities

The course provides excellent preparation for a rewarding freelance or studio career in Graphic Design.

Graduates should expect a rewarding career as Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Communications Specialist, Publication Designer, Multimedia Design, Art Director, Creative Director, and Advertising Designer. Our graduates find work with highly respected companies in the Middle East and worldwide.

Core Courses (18cr).

 

course code

Course name(as per UMS)

credits

prerequisite

DRA201

Drawing & Illustration 1 

3cr.

none

ART203

Color Theories

3cr.

none

ART206 

Photography

3cr.

Fundamentals of design 1

GRA201 

Fundamentals of Design 1 

3cr.

none

GRA202 

Fundamentals of Design 2 

3cr.

Fundamentals of design 1

ART204                                   

History of Art

3cr.

English 2

 

Major Courses (55 credits)

Code

Course Title

Credits 

prerequisite

GRA 302

Visual Perception

3

Intro to comp. graphics-GD2

ART 205

History of Graphic Design

3

English 2

GRA 203

Intro to Computer Graphics

3

None

GRA 204

Typography 1

3

Intro to computer graphics – Fundamentals of Design 1

GRA 205

Typography 2

3

Typo1

GRA 206

 Graphic Design 1

3

Intro to comp. graphics-Fundamentals1

GRA 207

Computer Software I for Graphic Design + Lab

3

Intro to comp. graphics

GRA 208

Graphic Design 2

3

GD1

GRA 209

Printing Variables

3

Soft.1- GD2

GRA 210

Computer Software II for Graphic Design + Lab

3

Computer Software I

GRA 211

Art of Calligraphy

3

Intro to Computer Graphics

GRA 212

Story Board

3

Drawing & Illustration-GD1

GRA 213

Packaging

3

GD2

GRA 303

Graphic Design 3

3

GD2

GRA 304

Graphic Design Internship

1

GD2

GRA 396

Motion Graphics

3

Computer Software II

GRA 399

Advanced Web Design 3cr

3

Intro to comp. graphics-GD2-Typo1

GRA 400

Senior Project

3

GD3

ART407

Professional Practice

3

GD2

Major Elective Courses (9 credits)

Code

Course Title

 

 

GRA397

Interactive Media Design

3

Motion graphics

GRA301

Advanced Photography

3

photography

GRA215

Graphics in the environment

3

GD2

GRA214

Principles of social media marketing

3

GD2

ART201 

Fine Arts 

3

none







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