Designers are the brains behind the visuals and layouts of websites, magazines, logos and more. The Design degree program combines the study of art, communication, design, web development and technology as mediums for visual communication and personal artistic expression. Students graduate as design leaders, having learned to inform, guide, clarify, promote and empower through visual form.
Who is it for?
The Design major is recommended for those wishing to work in the design professions.
Work with real clients, gives valuable experience in problem solving, application of design principles, and allows students to become cultural catalysts and sought-after design professionals.
What is the Job Market?
Computer-related jobs are expected to grow a whopping 61 percent by 2020. If you’re ready to develop your programming skills along with your artistry, you can set yourself up for a successful career in design.
Average Salary: $43,000
Job Growth: 61 percent for computer-related designers.
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How can I serve God?
Our church desperately needs designers who are skilled in visual communication. Our program will prepare you for just such a work. Many of our graduates go on to work for the church, or for non-profit organizations, using their talents to further the spread of the gospel to every corner of the Earth.
Graphic Design BFA
The Design major is recommended for those wishing to work in the design professions. The degree program combines the study of art, communication, design, web development and technology as mediums for visual communication and/or personal artistic expression. Students join the Design program because they possess the ability to think, speak, draw, write and design. Students graduate as design leaders, having learned to inform, guide, clarify, promote and empower through visual form. The Senior Project and Senior Exhibition, as well as internships, bring students face-to-face with the design community. At the same time, students acquire valuable experience in problem solving and the application of design principles, making them cultural catalysts and sought-after design professionals.
Graphic Design BS
The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design allows student to supplement their design education with business, marketing, and communication classes that will give them a more entrepreneurial background. The program requires students to self-brand themselves and create a personal brand, estimate and quote materials, acquire business and marketing knowledge, develop a portfolio, create invoice and quote sheets, learn how to price themselvs in the market and how to interact with clients.
Graphic Design Minor
Recommended for students interested in communication, marketing, architecture, photography and technology.