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GRAPHIC DESIGN

We mold, equip and grow students to become conscientious and dynamic design leaders that empower innovation and provide lasting positive impact through design solutions that engage our communities and our world.

The BA in Graphic Design is designed for students to achieve the highest possible level of professional preparedness and to become tomorrow’s design leaders. By offering a rigorous and focused study in Graphic Design, our students are prepared to tackle the challenges that await in a global workspace and aid in our mission to be a truly great Christian university known for outstanding education in Design.

CORE COURSES

DES 101 – Design Fundamentals
DES 201 – User Experience Design
DES 202 – Typography
DES 251 – Making Meaning
DES 301 – Form & Function Studio
DES 302 – Identity Design Studio
DES 351 – Advanced Design & Layout
DES 451 – Design For Entrepreneurship

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Along with amazing facilities to help foster your growth as an emerging designer, we also provide access to AIGA, the American Institute of Graphic Arts. AIGA is the oldest governing body of professional design standards in America. Our intensely active student group prepares professional studio visits, workshops, travel experiences, and professional networking opportunities. Visit the AIGA website to learn more, and follow us on Instagram!

Lastly, to be fully prepared we recommend and help place our students into both service oriented and professional internships. These typically take place during the Junior and Senior year! Take a look here to learn more!

PROFESSORS

We want to learn more about you and your desire to become an amazing designer. Our faculty are here to meet with you and help direct your learning and studio practice to become aligned with your deepest passions and calling. To learn more, reach out to any of our amazing faculty!

RYAN MILLER

INSTRUCTOR OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

HENRIK SODERSTROM

PROFESSOR OF ART + DESIGN

GRAPHIC DESIGN CAREERS

Never before has there been a need for quality design. As a graphic design major, your portfolio, experience and know-how will land you exciting careers such as:

– Graphic Designer
– Art Director
– Creative Director
– Design Strategist

– Publication Designer
– Design Consultant
– Publication Designer
– Information Designer

– Brand Manager
– Web Designer
– UX Designer
– Production Designer

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