Digital Media - Graphic Design


Graphic Design Track

Courses in the Graphic Design track teach concepts in design theory and application while providing opportunities for students to create portfolio worthy projects in editorial design, multimedia, typography, branding and advertising, digital art, photography, and illustration. Students will be encouraged to explore how they can shape our visual environment and culture by combining words and images into persuasive, enlightening, and informative messages.

Courses Credits  
ART 113 Drawing 3 Info

Studio work in beginning drawing from still life and nature. Basic experiences with form description using a wide range of media. Three double periods.

ART 353 Art History: The Twentieth Century 3 (WI) Info

A study of European and American art and architectural movements beginning with Expressionism and Cubism and continuing through the most recent developments. Meets the general education writing intensive requirement.

DM 330 Business Practices in Design 3 Info

Through lecturers, demonstrations, research and studio work, this course encourages an in-depth study of the business aspects of the design profession. Common professional design problems are emphasized. A component of the course will focus on creating the branding for one's job-seeking portfolio. Cross listed with ART 330.

DM 341 Digital Photography II 3 Info

Digital Photography II will explore the traditional use of photography as an art form and experiment with the new possibilities of the medium with the advent of digital manipulation. Emphasis will be placed upon recognizing and challenging one's own aesthetic disposition inside the discipline of photography. An exploration of both "classic" and "contemporary" photographers will grant students an insight to the history and current directions of this challenging art.

DM 365 Specialized Studies in Design 3 Info

Advanced instruction and assigned studio work in one or more topics within the design field including but not limited to: information design, design methodology, advertising design, image design, typography, user centered design, electronic imaging, graphic design history, communication theory, design for social issues, and/or package design.  



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or check out our other Digital Media tracks:

Audio Recording | Internet Development | Game Design & Development | Video & Film

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Web Designer
  • Interface Designer
  • Animator
  • Motion Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Package Designer
  • Communication Designer


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