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Receive a solid foundation in both print and digital design with an emphasis on creativity and innovation.
Graphic Design students obtain skills related to the full design process; including typography, color theory, print and digital layout, and industry-standard software, while also placing an emphasis on effective communication, writing, and critical thinking. Students will receive professional, real-world experiences through classroom service-oriented projects and industry internships.
In addition to general education and prerequisite course requirements, Graphic Design majors seeking a Bachelor’s Degree must complete 54 hours of coursework, which includes 15 hours of department core classes, 27 hours focused on graphic design-related courses, and 12 hours focused in marketing and art. To provide you with reality-based experience, an off-campus professional internship in graphic design is also required.
For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
In addition to 36 hours of general education requirements, Graphic Design majors seeking an Associate’s Degree must complete 30 hours of coursework, which includes 12 hours of department core classes, and 18 hours of graphic design courses. To provide you with reality-based experience, an off-campus professional internship in graphic design is also required.
Graphic Design minors must complete nine hours of department core requirements and nine additional hours of Graphic Design elective courses. An off-campus professional internship is also required.
For a more in-depth look at minor requirements, visit our Academic Catalog
Graphic Design majors will have the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain positions in a variety of design-related professions including:
Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in print and website design, packaging, design for churches and nonprofit organizations, and freelance design.
Students graduating with and Associates degree are encouraged to continue their education toward a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design in a traditional undergraduate program.
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