Bachelor's Degree in Visual Design in North America

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Visual 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.

A visual design program provides students with a variety of practical skills. Some of the topics offered may include drawing form and space, composition and media, elements and organization in design, and color theory and application.

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Bachelor of Graphic Design

Lane Community College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design in North America 2017. 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. About the Graphic Design Program Graphic design often refers to both the process (designing) by which the communication is created and the products (designs) which are generated. Graphic Design can refer to a number of artistic and professional disciplines which focus on visual communication and presentation. Various methods are used to create and combine symbols, images and/or words to create a visual representation of ideas and messages. Common uses of graphic design include magazines, advertisements, product packaging and web design. With Lane's Graphic Design program, you get a solid grounding in graphic design fundamentals and print work, but you also... [-]

Bachelor Of Arts And Design, Cartoon Concentration

Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Canada Gatineau Saint-Jérôme + 1 more

This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics. [+]

The comic is an art both literary and graphic. Composed of a succession of pictures with text, it helps to tell a story real or imagined. To make a cartoon, the artist must establish the synopsis, specify the cutting action, write dialogues, create the characters and the environment in which they operate. He must also choose viewpoints, framing and layout of thumbnails, perform a first draft of the design, conduct inking, the color development and ultimately transcribe the dialogues and comments. Once published, the comic can be presented in various formats (eg. Headband, board, book, album). OBJECTIVES This program allows and encourages openness to the visual world by interaction between the mastery of formal language and its application in the different modes of expression in the visual arts, graphic design or comics. In addition, it facilitates, stimulates and encourages the student to the student or the discovery of modes of personal expression and promotes development in a gradual process of integration in different disciplines.Il also provides a structure which provides knowledge offers possibilities of experimentation and allows to walk in the creative process, from conceptualization and communication. Finally, it proposes an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the visual arts, graphic design and comics, either: theoretical training aimed independence of thought, aesthetic knowledge and critical articulation; practical training that covers the application of formal language and mastery of expression through different mediums; and synthesis training aimed professional autonomy, the ability to establish a practical and an ability to function within established... [-]

Bachelor in Interior Design

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

As a student in UCM's Interior Design program, you will study aesthetic and technical experiences in order to solve problems related to the function of interior environments and to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the public. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design in North America 2017. As a student in UCM's Interior Design program, you will study aesthetic and technical experiences in order to solve problems related to the function of interior environments and to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the public. Why Choose Interior Design at UCM? The program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The UCM Interior Design B.F.A. degree has achieved national accreditation by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. You will have 24-hour access to a computer lab where computers are stocked with professional software. The Department of Art and Design awards incoming student portfolio scholarships to freshman and new transfer students. What will I study? Through a series of projects, the Interior Design program will help you sharpen your visual, oral and written skills. Courses include: Art Theory and Criticism Construction Documentation for Interior Design Interior Design Environmental Systems Interior Detailing and Furniture Design What can I do with a degree in Interior Design? Architect Drafter Art Director Civil Drafter Computer-Aided Design Technician Cost Estimator How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects. In Interior Design, students have an opportunity to be involved in: The UCM Interior Design Student Association [-]

Bachelor in Design Arts

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

The Design Arts major is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. [+]

The Design Arts major is geared towards students who are interested in Graphic Design, Environmental Design and the broadening field of Visual Communications. The program provides a formal education in design with an emphasis on promoting the development of problem solving and design skills that are practical, portable and enduring in rapidly changing, technologically driven, creative fields. The Design Arts major consists of Studio Art, Graphic Design, Environmental Design, Communications and English Composition courses. The breadth of the curriculum reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the program and is structured to promote intellectual and esthetic understanding of visual communications, environmental design and promote the development of problem solving skills. Students enrolled in upper-level courses will learn how to apply design principles to a variety of media including graphic design for print and publishing and web design. Studio courses integrate technology use and skills development in a problem-based learning environment. Students learn to use standard professional design software as tools of the design process. The environmental design studios develop design skills through the exploration of human scale problems. The studio courses have typically been centered on a variety of real-world projects that have included the design of business and living spaces, the redesign of industrial river frontage into green space and urban renewal projects to name a few. The studio projects typically have actual clients, with students responding to important community issues that require creativity based in design and problem solving methodologies. The ultimate goal of the program is to equip students... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Commuication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design and technology to creatively communicate ideas and transform messages into visual communication. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design in North America 2017. Available Emphasis Areas: Motion Design - Emphasis Graphic Design - Emphasis The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Commuication is designed to produce graduates who are skilled in using art, design and technology to creatively communicate ideas and transform messages into visual communication. Through the rigorous coursework, students will develop skills in using aesthetic and conceptual judgment, color, type, symbols, digital images, multi-media, interactivity, motion graphics, photography, and project management to produce messages that clearly inform, effectively communicate brand experience, and persuade viewers. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication? Do you like to solve problems, sketch, and create? Do you have an eye for detail? If images and visual technology delight and inspire you, then careers in the expanding universe of media are calling. The Visual Communication program can teach you to think critically and convey ideas with precision and impact. You will sharpen your creative thinking and analytical skills in the School of Communication's core studies while you boost your tech-savvy in cutting-edge laboratory and studio courses. Learn to use color, form, type, and symbols to craft powerful messages. You'll develop your personal voice while seeking a universal message in your work. By harnessing aesthetic judgment with project management skills, you'll learn to persuade viewers and forcefully communicate your client's message. Our alumni have started successful independent design practices and work for some of the country's leading firms, including Body Glove, Yahoo! Games,... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design

O'More College of Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Franklin

The Graphic Design program prepares students for careers in the graphic design industry by building essential foundational skills. The curriculum is developed around a variety of creative experiences in which students are challenged to blend concepts and design skills using time-tested design principles with current techniques. [+]

Mission The Graphic Design program prepares students for careers in the graphic design industry by building essential foundational skills. The curriculum is developed around a variety of creative experiences in which students are challenged to blend concepts and design skills using time-tested design principles with current techniques. We focus on the creative process–from concept-driven design to innovative visual solutions. Curriculum & Philosophy The Graphic Design program is a B.F.A. degree in which curriculum is both forward - looking and grounded in tradition. Fundamental design principles anchor our design programs, as do solid creative and conceptual skills, all of which are applied toward a variety of modern techniques and technology. Students are taught to analyze communication problems and solve them in a creative and effective manner. Students design logos, packaging, posters, advertising campaigns, websites, and publications. They also learn illustration techniques, photography, the printing process, industry business practices, and the history of graphic design while receiving thorough instruction in computer systems and industry - standard software. All of this is then applied through a customized internship program that exposes our students to the industry and gives them practical, real-world experience before they graduate. Success Our success stems from three main factors: curriculum, instructors, and educational philosophy. Our graduates are in high demand and work for advertising and public relations agencies, graphic design firms, and small business doing corporate identity design, publishing, packaging, and music related marketing. Faculty At O’More College of Design, you learn from the best. Our instructors are award... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts Fashion Design

O'More College of Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Franklin

The mission of the Fashion Design B.F.A. program is to prepare students to compete successfully for entry-level careers in the demanding fashion industry through the practical skills and experience they have gained in our well - rounded program that intertwines design, business, and the latest technologies. [+]

Bachelors in Visual Design in North America 2017. Mission The mission of the Fashion Design B.F.A. program is to prepare students to compete successfully for entry-level careers in the demanding fashion industry through the practical skills and experience they have gained in our well - rounded program that intertwines design, business, and the latest technologies. Curriculum & Philosophy Fashion is a business, and graduates are ready to begin their careers with the knowledge gained in the variety of design courses, latest Adobe and Gerber technologies that are utilized in the industry, and business courses that include Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, and Apparel Manufacturing. Upon completion of the B.F.A. in Fashion Design, graduates will Demonstrate an advanced skill level of design that meets professional standards in the fashion industry and specialized markets. Proficiently communicate their ideas through a full range of written, verbal and technological skills. Execute decisions in the fashion industry using research, critical thinking and analysis. Acquire the business acumen necessary to compete in the global world of fashion. Success Due to the enormous size of the fashion world and its related fields, many professional opportunities exist for program graduates. Career options include: accessory or apparel designer, costume designer, footwear designer, technical designer, product development manager, fashion forecaster, merchandise manager, stylist, computerized pattern drafter, import/export manager, pattern/sample maker, wardrobe manager, retail buyer, and fashion director. Alumnae are employed with companies, but not limited to Dockers Footwear, Fruit of the Loom, Olia Zavozina, Urban Outfitters, Milly NY, Dollar General, Tractor Supply,... [-]

Bachelors in Visual Media and Graphic Design

Provo College
Campus Full time September 2017 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 you 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 you 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. Program Visual Media & Graphic Design graduates are trained in: Interactive InDesign, Digital Illustration, Digital Painting Techniques, Adobe Muse, After Effects, Lightroom, WordPress, 3D Photoshop, and Archetypes in Branding. Package design, info graphics, branding and marketing, digital painting, photo editing, web design, motion graphics, and digital photography. Job Titles for Visual Media & Graphic Design Graduates: Graphic Designer Art Director Production Artist Illustrator Layout Artist Creative Director Webmaster Web Designer [-]