The major in graphic design is a sequence of courses that teaches the process of creative problem solving through design. By integrating concept development and artistic practice with technology, students acquire an understanding of the art of visual communication as preparation for professional employment in the field of graphic design or for graduate study.

Classes are held in our professional Digital Media Center. The DMC is equipped with flat-panel Apple Macintosh computers loaded with the full suite of Adobe Creative Suite design software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Animate and Dreamweaver. The DMC has a tabloid format color laser printer, dedicated flatbed and film scanners, manual and digital paper cutters and a photo lightbox. The classroom has a dedicated discussion and critique space with 8’ pinup boards, a mobile large-screen monitor and reconfigurable seating.

 

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