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“Our students are getting a multifaceted design education, which opens many doors to the industry.”
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
  • 815 students, 117 faculty, 142 courses
Courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 15 credits in art history
    • 3 credits in elective courses
  • 142 courses offered, including:
    • Alternative Design
    • Book Jacket Design and Beyond
    • Brand Identity and Branding
    • Communication Graphic Design
    • Creates a Subculture Using Screen Printing
    • Design for Social Change
    • Design Photo
    • Designing a Business
    • Designing a Phenomenon 
    • Editorial Design
    • Experimental Book Art
    • Interaction Content Creation and Design
    • iPad, iPhone, App Design
    • Motion Graphics
    • Package It
    • Packaging Design: Appetite Appeal Food Packaging
    • Platforms and Campaigns
    • Three-Dimensional Design
    • Toys and Games
    • Typographic Design
    • Visual Identity and Multimedia
    • Visual Literacy
    • Visual Storytelling: Autobiography Through Visual Language 
    • Website Design

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