Study Plan

Study Plan

Study Plan for the GDE Program (136 credit hours)

First Year (Freshman)

CS

100

Introduction to
Computers

1

DES

101

Design Foundation I

3

SKILL

110

Learning Skills

1

DES

102

Descriptive Drawing I

3

MATH

100

Elementary Mathematics

4

DES

103

Digital Photography& Image Processing

2

PE

101

Physical Education 1

1

PE

102

Physical Education 2

1

ENGL

111

Oral Communication I

3

MATH

101

Mathematics I

4

ENGL

112

Grammar

2

ARAB

101

Arabic Language Skills

2

ENGL

113

Reading & Writing I

3

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

15

Second Year (Sophomore)

DES

111

Design Foundation II

4

GDE

211

Graphic design studio I

3

DES

112

Descriptive Drawing II

2

GDE

212

Graphic design media I:print

3

DES

113

Digital Media for Design.

3

GDE

213

Typography I

3

GDE

201

Introduction to graphic design

3

GDE

214

Art Appreciation

3

GDE

202

History of graphic design

2

ENGL

121

Oral Communication II

3

ARAB

102

Arabic Language Skills

2

ENGL

123

Reading & writing II

3

 

16

 

18

Third Year (Junior)

GDE

303

Graphic design II

3

GDE

311

Graphic design III

 

3

GDE

304

Graphic design media II: Multimedia

3

GDE

312

Editorial & publication design

 

3

GDE

305

Visual communication

3

GDE

313

Typography II

 

3

GDE

306

Visual programming

3

GDE

314

Print making studio

 

3

GDE

307

History of Art

3

GDE

315

Space exhibition

 

2

ISILM

101

Introduction to Islamic doctrine

3

SKILL

120

Critical thinking& problem- solving

 

2

 

 

 

 

ENGL

122

IELTS Exam Preparation

 

2

 

18

 

18

Fourth Year (Senior)

GDE

401

Advanced graphic design

3

GDE

411

Senior project

5

GDE

402

Computer animation

3

GDE

412

Web design

3

GDE

403

Advertising Design

3

GDE

413

Digital Audio& video

3

GDE

 

Elective I

3

GDE

414

Professional practice

2

GDE

 

Elective II

3

GDE

 

Elective VI

3

GDE

 

Elective III

3

SKILL

121

Leadership & teamwork

2

 

18

 

18

 
CADD Electives

Course

CR

Elective I

3

Elective II

3

Elective III

3

Elective IV

3

Total

12

GDE316 – GDE406 – GDE407 – GDE415 – GDE417

Study plan