2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Graphic Design Major


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The graphic design major equips students for professional and personal opportunities in the world of design and related fields, by developing skills to solve foundational design problems (whatever the medium) as embedded in a way of thinking. Typography, as the arrangement and handling of type to make language visible, is a central focus of the program, along with the formation of students’ own tactics for concept development within a design context. Supported by foundational studio courses such as drawing and photography, along with course options from the communication and business departments, the major takes a broad approach to exploring the fundamental role of design as an essential part of our commercial and social contexts, indeed as an integral part of the human experience. (The program requires students to have a laptop and a subscription to the Adobe Suite; however, relative to courses in other programs, costs for resources such as books and studio materials are minimal.)

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