The Visual Communication Design program prepares our students for a career in graphic design by focusing on conceptual thinking, semiotics and problem-solving tactics.
Our program demands individual creativity, teamwork skills and adaptability while preparing students to enter the job market with practical experience and a full, professionally reviewed portfolio. Graduates are working in print design, editorial design, product and packaging design, web and interaction design, advertising and other related fields.
Our Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) and our program is restricted to ensure quality. In order for students to major in Graphic Design they must successfully complete the School of Visual Arts Foundation Program, and pass a competitive portfolio review.
Once admitted to the Visual Communication Design program, students take a tiered series of courses in Typography and Design. Additionally, students take a variety of electives in Art and Design (such as Web Design, Human Centered Design, Mobile Design, Hand-Lettering, Art Direction, Motion Graphics, and Packaging – as well as various courses within the disciplines of Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, and Sculpture).