Graphic Design Major

The graphic design program at William Woods University combines creativity with leading-edge technology to prepare you for a career in the graphic design field. Courses in drawing, basic design, photography and color and light serve as a foundation for more advanced studies in computer layout and design, digital imaging, electronic publishing and web design.

Portfolio development and professional preparation also play key roles in the graphic design curriculum. An annual portfolio review culminates with a senior exhibition in the university’s gallery, highlighting your artistic development. You will also have the opportunity to work with business clients in the community during your final semester.

Success in graphic design is directly related to a knowledge and understanding of technology. All students majoring in graphic design are required to have a notebook computer. In the hands of a creative person, a computer is a powerful tool for personal growth, exploration and artistic development. As a graphic design major, you can receive a bachelor of art, bachelor of fine art, or a bachelor of science degree.

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design in comprised of 46 credits. This degree does not require a minor.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design comprises 70 credits. It does not require a minor.

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design comprises 46 credits. Majors associated with the bachelor of arts are most appropriate to students seeking a liberal-learning,pre-professional or graduate school orientation.