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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Restrictions: CMC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
fall 2019 02/12/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
academic year 2019-2020 02/12/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Housing: Apartment, Home Stay, On Campus Residence Hall Language Pre-Requisites: None
Language of Instruction: English CMC GPA Requirement: 9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement: 9.0 Internships Available: Internships are approved for .5 CMC credit when registered for the internship seminar course.
Class Status: Junior, Senior Subjects Offered: Graphic Design
On-site semester-long required language course: Danish Additional Pre-Requisites: Documented background in fine arts or studio art, or completion of a course in drawing at university
Program Description:
Graphic Design 
Graphic design is a powerful tool for the expression of ideas, concepts, and information. Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Scandinavian and European approach and explore methodologies that strengthen your individual design capabilities.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Obtain hands-on graphic design experience by producing visual identity projects from initial analysis to final presentation, with a strong focus on creativity and methodology along with cultural and contextual understanding
  • Gain a competitive edge by exploring and applying Scandinavian design philosophies and practices that will expand your knowledge of design processes and development
  • Meet experts in the industry on Field Studies and faculty-led Study Tours and explore classic and contemporary graphic design with your studio faculty
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
  • Design
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art

CORE COURSE OPTIONS

Graphic Design Studio
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits 
In this course, you develop a comprehensive understanding of the Scandinavian and European approach to graphic design and explore methodologies that strengthen your individual design capabilities. You work on project-based assignments in visual identity, branding, and communication across all platforms. Exploration and analysis of Scandinavian and European graphic case studies give your individual design capabilities a competitive edge. This course is taught vertically, and expectations relate to you as an individual student. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Netherlands 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: Enrollment in a professional school or department of architecture or design. Knowledge of one or more programs in Adobe Creative Suite. Two graphic design or related studios at university level.
Additional Portfolio Needs: Examples of studio work in a portfolio to be submitted to studio instructor at the beginning of the semester. This will allow the professor to become acquainted with the design skills of each student.

Graphic Design Foundations Studio
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits 
This course presents you with in-depth knowledge of, and professional skills within the field of graphic design. Develop your graphic sensibilities through analysis of existing examples of real-life visual identity, branding, and communication along with project-based studio assignments. You work in physical and digital media, and are challenged to use these media in each of your projects throughout the semester. Studios are taught vertically, combining students of different levels. Expectations relate to you as an individual student.
Week-Long Study Tour: Netherlands 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: One drawing course at university level. Knowledge of one or more programs in Adobe Creative Suite.
Additional Portfolio Needs: Examples of studio work in a portfolio to be submitted to studio instructor at the beginning of the semester. This will allow the professor to become acquainted with the design skills of each student.

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