Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in USA

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Graphic Design

A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree that is offered by universities and colleges when students complete a program of study. Most bachelor courses last three or four years with some lasting up to seven years.

Graphic design concentrates on the use of art, text and layout to create visually interesting and noticeable images. Graphic designers may work in advertising, publishing, digital design or branding in order to create unique designs that get the attention of customers and can be easily recognized in a busy world.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top Bachelor Programs in Graphic Design in USA 2018

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BFA in Graphic Design

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Milwaukee

The Graphic Design major at Cardinal Stritch University recognizes and embodies the importance of educating students for an increasingly complex world and across multiple platforms. In an ever increasingly globalized economy, a liberal arts education supports the expansion and deepening of the designers understanding of their work - and creative practice - within the broader context of a democratic society. [+]

The Graphic Design major at Cardinal Stritch University recognizes and embodies the importance of educating students for an increasingly complex world and across multiple platforms. In an ever increasingly globalized economy, a liberal arts education supports the expansion and deepening of the designers understanding of their work - and creative practice - within the broader context of a democratic society.

This bridge between multiple fields such as technology, business, education, and psychology creates a rich environment for designers to experience how their work shapes the local, regional, and global economy. Creating more perceptive, critical, and creative thinkers, it allows designers to transcend vocational utility to recognize and grapple with challenges that are presented to them in their lives, personally, and professionally.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio and Digital Arts: Graphic Design

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio and Digital Arts will give you exposure to a variety of artistic techniques and challenge you to develop your conceptual planning, aesthetic eye, and critical thinking.

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio and Digital Arts will give you exposure in a variety of artistic techniques and challenge you to develop your conceptual planning, aesthetic eye, and critical thinking. It provides you a solid platform to launch into a Master of Fine Arts program. Learn from the great artists of the past and present as you seek to become a great artist in the future.

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Bachelor of Media Design in Graphic Design

Media Design School
Campus Full time 3 years February 2019 USA San Diego

A Bachelor of Media Design specialising in Graphic Design will teach you how to communicate using text, images, and form to make visual connections and craft ideas into meaningful interactions. [+]

A Bachelor of Media Design specializing in Graphic Design will teach you how to communicate using text, images, and form to make visual connections and craft ideas into meaningful interactions. By the end of your third year, you will have designed, constructed and documented a body of work in a portfolio that represents your perspective as an emerging professional designer.

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Graphic Design teaches you how to communicate using text, image, and form to make visual connections and how to craft seeds of ideas and information into meaningful interactions.

During your first year, you will be introduced to graphic design disciplines, historical influences and the theories, principles and processes of graphic design. Some of the topics covered include market research, typography and brand identity.... [-]


Bachelors in Visual Media and Graphic Design

Provo College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Provo

Provo College Bachelors in Visual Media & Graphic Design students receive an Intuos Pro and Canon PowerShot, Digital Camera to use while they are in school and keep after graduation. Make your world a more creative place with this interactive device that lets you combine pen and touch capabilities. You will gain the understanding of digital photography with your digital camera including how to set up a... [+]

Provo College Bachelors in Visual Media & Graphic Design students receive an Intuos Pro and Canon PowerShot, Digital Camera to use while they are in school and keep after graduation. Make your world a more creative place with this interactive device that lets you combine pen and touch capabilities. You will gain the understanding of digital photography with your digital camera including how to set up a shot, rule of thirds and depth of field.

The Utah Occupational Long-Term Projections forecast that graphic designers will be among the faster-growing careers through 2022, with a projected total job growth of 26% or 3,860 jobs, (Utah Department of Workforce Services Occupational Projections, 2014). Contact us and find out more about how to get a Graphic Design Degree in Utah and apply for our Graphic Design Program.... [-]


Bachelor in Graphic Design & Visual Communication

Buena Vista University (BVU)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Storm Lake

Create graphics for advertisements, billboards or magazines. Design logos for up-and-coming companies. Develop the layout and graphics for Web pages. [+]

Bachelor in Graphic Design & Visual Communication

Create graphics for advertisements, billboards or magazines. Design logos for up-and-coming companies. Develop the layout and graphics for Web pages. As a graphic design & visual communication major at BVU, you will learn the skills to work for all types of businesses, large and small, in almost every industry imaginable.

Graphic design & visual communication students at BVU get more than a classroom education. Through your studies, you will often have the chance to design projects for real clients on campus and in the community. You will further develop your professional skills through individualized attention, countless internship opportunities, extra-curricular activities and diverse classroom projects. As part of your education, you’ll become proficient with the latest software programs and learn how to design for emerging technology and media. Because you will be actively designing and creating projects throughout your college career, you will also build a competitive portfolio of materials to show potential employers. The program’s emphasis on concept development and practical application will enhance your strategic thinking, problem-solving and design skills, and prepare you to work in a number of design-related fields.... [-]


Bachelor in Graphic Design

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Tulsa

The philosophy of the design program is to create leaders in the design community who can originate, develop and produce a wide range of messages in any media. [+]

The graphic design program takes a traditional Bauhaus approach to subject matter. Students begin with basic principles and historical overviews of visual art and design. As students progress, further specialization in design topics occupies upper division courses. Course subject matter includes typography, print publications, branding, logo design, digital photography, web design, motion design, animation and interactive/mobile applications. Students complete their education with client-based projects preparing them for future employment and simulating a contemporary studio environment. An internship requirement exposes students to the professional workplace.

The philosophy of the design program is to create leaders in the design community who can originate, develop and produce a wide range of messages in any media. The program strives to create functional, usable and aesthetically appropriate solutions to the increasingly complex design problems encountered in society. While production skills are essential, especially for entry-level designers, the ability to manage and continually improve skill sets, regardless of the technological future, will allow individuals the best opportunity for advancement in the profession. ... [-]


Bachelor of Arts

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Rutherford

Students may major in Art and receive a Bachelor of Arts in Art. You may also major in any other discipline at the University and minor in Art. [+]

Major or Minor in Art

Students may major in Art and receive a Bachelor of Arts in Art. You may also major in any other discipline at the University and minor in Art. (Examples: criminal justice major and photography minor, or business major and graphic design minor.)

Felician University also offers certification programs and 18-credit minors in art.

Co-major in Art

K-6 elementary education majors may choose an art concentration as a co-major.

Areas of Concentration

You have the option of selecting one or more concentrations during your course of study, including:

Fine Art Graphic Design Painting and Drawing Photography and New Media Study Abroad Option ... [-]

Bachelor in Graphic Design for E-Commerce

University of Jamestown
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Jamestown

University of Jamestown’s Graphic Design for E-Commerce curriculum offers the theory and skills students need for a career in graphic design, as well as providing the liberal arts background that employers seek. [+]

University of Jamestown’s Graphic Design for E-Commerce curriculum offers the theory and skills students need for a career in graphic design, as well as providing the liberal arts background that employers seek.

Graphic Design for E-Commerce Major

The Graphic Design for E-Commerce major at the University of Jamestown is offered by the Department of Computer Science and Technology with assistance from the Art Department, Department of Business, and Department of Communication Arts. This unique combination of courses in the areas of visual art, communication, marketing, and computer technology skills, is greatly needed to aid current business and industry. This major is offered for students whose interests and future endeavors may involve the creation or implementation of computer developed visual communications. Degrees in Graphic Design for E-Commerce lead to jobs in commercial art, website development, and management, illustration, advertising, marketing and communications. In our unique program, you will:... [-]


Bachelor of Graphic Design

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Eugene

If you like to work with computers to solve visual and spatial problems and create exciting designs for publication in print or on the web, a career in graphic design can be yours. When you complete our two-year program you will have the foundational skills to join our other graduates in exciting fields like advertising, graphic design, publications, commercial printing and the internet. [+]

If you like to work with computers to solve visual and spatial problems and create exciting designs for publication in print or on the web, a career in graphic design can be yours. When you complete our two-year program you will have the foundational skills to join our other graduates in exciting fields like advertising, graphic design, publications, commercial printing and the internet. You will learn new technology, strong communication and organizational skills and will round out your design study with Cooperative Education internships that provide training in the field and often lead to new and fulfilling job opportunities.

Do you spend hours in front of your computer and can't wait to get your hands on the latest design software? Why not turn your hobby into a career? The Lane Graphic Design program will teach you the skills to design your destiny.... [-]


Bachelor in Graphic Design

Colby-Sawyer College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New London

Cultivate your creative passion, your desire to move people and your interest in visual communication with a degree in graphic design. [+]

Speak in Hues, Contours, Illustrations and Images

Cultivate your creative passion, your desire to move people and your interest in visual communication with a degree in graphic design.

Visually communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate by learning how to conceptualize, research, write, edit, critique, collaborate and ask questions.

Select our B.A. program for comprehensive design knowledge with the flexibility to explore professions outside the field or choose the B.F.A. program if you intend to pursue a career as a graphic designer. The minor in graphic design can be combined with any program of study to add a rich understanding of design concepts and practices.... [-]