teaching | course syllabi, course websites & degree development

BA Experience Architecture (xa)
Launched in Fall 2014

Interdisciplinary degree program within the College of Arts
and Letters, co-wrote with colleagues from Professional Writing.
Degree Website Link
CAL Article about XA
State News Article about XA
Degree Brochure PDF

BFA Graphic Design
Launched in Spring 2016

This is a new degree program within the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, a minor in Graphic Design was created at this same time. Prior to a BFA in Graphic Design, the degree was offered as a BFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design.
Degree Website Link
CAL Article about GD
Degree Handout PDF

courses in graphic design:

**STA 160 Digital Graphic Design: Tool & Concepts | Online Course, Summer 2014, 2015, 2016
Syllabus S16 PDF   |   Schoology Site

STA 360 Graphic Design I, Spring 2017
Syllabus S17 PDF   |   Dropmark Site

STA 365 Typography I: Form & Meaning, Fall 2012
Syllabus F12 PDF

STA 465 Typography II, Spring 2014, 2016
Syllabus S16 PDF   |   Dropmark Site

STA 466 Corporate Imagery, Fall 2014
Syllabus F14 PDF   |   Dropmark Site

STA 467 Time and Motion, Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Syllabus F14 PDF   |   Dropmark Site F14   |   Syllabus F16 PDF   |   Dropmark Site F16

STA 468 Interactive Web Design, Spring 2013, 2014, 2017, Fall 2015, 2016
Syllabus S17 PDF   |   Dropmark Site

CAL/college courses:

AL 285 Introduction to Digital Humanities, Fall 2013
Syllabus F13 PDF   |   Schoology Site

**AL 444 Prototyping (XA Degree), Spring 2016
Syllabus S16 PDF   |   GDrive Folder

M.F.A Committees

Mehrdad Sedaghat, Graphic Design, expected graduation May 2019
Laura Baszynski, Ceramics, expected graduation May 2018
Ladan Bahmani, Graphic Design, May 2017
Adam Taylor, Graphic Design, May 2016
Peter Lusch, Graphic Design, May 2014, placed TS at Penn State University

** Indicates new courses developed