Study Plan

Academic Program Structure

The Overall Graphic and Multimedia Design / Technology Structure

No. Category Credit Hours
1 University Requirements/ Mandatory 18
2 University Requirements/ Electives 3
3 Faculty Requirements/ Mandatory 6
4 Faculty Requirements/ Electives 14
5 Core Specialization/ Mandatory 96
Total 137

University Requirements/ Mandatory (18 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
GR101 Self-Learning Skills 3 --
TU170 Computing Essentials 3 --
AR111 Arabic Communication Skills I 3 --
AR112 Arabic Communication Skills II 3 AR111
EL111 English Communication Skills I 3 --
EL112 English Communication Skills II 3 EL111
Total 18  

University Requirements/ Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
GR111 Arab Islamic Civilization 3 --
GR131 General Branch Requirement 3 --
GR112 Issues and Problems of Development in the Arab World 3 --
GR115 Current International Issues and Problems 3 --
EL118 Reading 4 EL111
CHI101 Chinese for Beginners (I) 3 --
CHI102 Chinese for Beginners (II) 3 CHI101
SPA101 Spanish for Beginners (I) 3 --
SPA102 Spanish for Beginners (II) 3 SPA101
FRE101 French for Beginners (I) 3 --
FRE102 French for Beginners (II) 3 FRE101
Total 3  

Faculty Requirements/ Mandatory (6 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
GM101 Calculus 1/ College Mathematics 3  
GM102 Linear Algebra 3  
Total 6  

Faculty Requirements/ Electives (14 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
GE103 Discrete Mathematics 3  
GE104 Data, Computing and Information 3  
GE105 Data Structures and Algorithm 3  
GE106 Computer Organization and Architecture 3  
GE201 Programming for Digital Media 4  
GE202 Computer Aided Design 4  
GE301 3D Modelling and Animation Techniques 4  
GE302 Web Application Development – Server Side 4  
Total 14  

Core Specialization/ Mandatory (96 Credit Hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Prerequisites
  Level 4 (UoWH)    
4AD010 Introduction to Art and Design in Context 5  
4VC012 Studio Practice: Ideas, concepts and communication methods 5  
4VC013 Elements, Composition and Digital Foundation 5  
4VC014 Introduction to Proramming and Interactivity for Media Arts 5  
4VC015 Digital Photography and Media Production 5  
4VC016 Typography-I 5  
  Level 5 (UoWH)    
5VC012 Visual Narrative 5  
5AD008 Critical and Contextual Issues in Art and Design 5  
5VC013 Typography-II and Computer Graphics 5  
5VC015 Digital and Emerging Media Design 5  
5VC017 Digital Visualization Studio 5  
5VC019 Visual Effects, Compositing and Mixed Media Production 5  
  Level 6 (UoWH)    
6AD002 Research Methods for Graphic Design 6  
6AD001 Creative Industries and Opportunities 6  
6VC012 Graduation Project 6  
6VC015 Digital Media Design for Mobile Devices 6  
6VC018 Independent Graphic Design Practice 6  
6VC019 Major Aspects of Visual Communication Projects 6  
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