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Graphic Design

The artistic and technical aspects of graphic design to prepare you for a career as a designer and creative professional.

Combining intensive studio work with the traditional liberal arts, our graphic design program encompasses training in designing for both print and web—you’ll study everything from typography to video art.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

You’ll be ready to start your career right after graduation or continue your training at the graduate level.

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Engaged Learning

Faculty work with you individually and with student groups in all courses, and we’ve based our critique process on open discourse and evaluation.

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Comprehensive

Excellent facilities, a talented, enthusiastic, and caring faculty, and a friendly and beautiful campus environment.

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Real World Experience

Many graphic design classes work on actual design projects for local not-for-profit organizations.

Portfolio Requirement

A portfolio review is required for BAs and BFAs in Studio Art and Graphic Design. Deadline for portfolios is March 1.

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Clubs and Organizations

We’re home to a chapter of Kappa Pi, the international student honorary art society, and to a student chapter of A.I.G.A., the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

Graduate Opportunities

Our art majors attend a wide variety of graduate and professional schools.

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Course Information

Full details about the program including admission requirements, curriculum, and course descriptions can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Program Contact

Diane Baires

Art and Art History Department

863.680.4743
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