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“Our program is a multi-disciplinary educational system in itself.”
Richard Wilde
Chair
Student Work
About The Department
  • We educate designers to think conceptually.
  • Focus on branding, advertising, editorial, packaging, web design and more.
  • Fourth-year students’ work reviewed by industry professionals.
  • 710 students, 94 faculty, 115 courses
Courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 12 credits in art history
    • 6 credits in elective courses
  • 115 courses offered, including:
    • Book Jacket Design and Beyond
    • Branding
    • Communication Graphic Design
    • Corporate Identity
    • Design for Social Change
    • Designer as Image Maker
    • Designing a Business
    • Designing Play and Interactivity
    • Design Principles
    • Digital Design
    • Digital Ecosystem
    • Drawing Inside Out for the Graphic Designer
    • Editorial Design
    • Experimental Book Art
    • Foundations of Visual Computing
    • History of Graphic Design
    • Information Graphics
    • Interaction Content Creation and Design
    • iPad, iPhone, App Design
    • Motion Graphics
    • Package Design
    • Three-Dimensional Design
    • Toys and Games
    • Typographic Design
    • Visual Identity and Multimedia
    • Visual Literacy
    • Visual Storytelling Fundamentals
    • Website Design

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