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Graphic Design

 

 

graphic design

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Communication Design

 

 

Duration/Degree Type

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Graphic design majors are mostly involved with computer software to design images or art for marketing, advertisement, or branding for businesses. Students will learn to use software to design, draw, or animate images or products.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Typography, Web Design, Digital Design, Visual Communication, Illustration, Mathematics, Studio, Graphic Technology, Branding, History & Theory, Motion Graphics, Photography, Publication Design, Digital Imaging, Multimedia Design

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Graphic Designer

·       Marketing Specialist

·       Social Media Strategist

·       Web Developer

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to graphic design

·       Study abroad