Graphic design

Program Coordinator: Rebecca Mushtare
Office: 32B Lanigan Hall
Phone: 314-312-2004
email: rebecca.mushtare@oswego.edu

Degree Offerings:
BFA Graphic Design
BA Track III - Graphic Design 
Graphic Design Minor

Students in the BFA Graphic Design program concentrate on the study and practice of contemporary graphic design theory, emerging digital media, techniques and application. The Graphic Design program prepares graduates for positions in the visual communications industry. Students use state-of-the-art computer workstations and peripheral devices in a hands-on studio environment to create a wide range of projects. Program studies include studio study of print, web, and multimedia design as well as study of photography, illustration, integrated media, 3D modeling, motion graphics, and animation.

Students earning an art minor or BA degree can also choose to study graphic design. The BA offers ample opportunity for multiple or interdisciplinary studies in various programs across campus including psychology, cognitive science, communications, advertising/marketing, technology education and information science, among others. Many BA students choose to pursue a second major or minor.

BFA GRAPHIC DESIGN

BFA Graphic Design-Degree Requirements can be found in the undergraduate college catalog at this link

Degree Highlights

· Offers a concentration in the study and practice of contemporary Graphic Design theory and practice.· Prepares graduates for positions in the visual communications industry
·Students use state-of-the-art computer workstations and peripheral devices in a hands-on studio environment to create a wide range of graphic design projects. 
·Studies include specific attention in Print Media, Web Design, and Multimedia Design.
·Optional areas of study include Three-dimensional Modeling, Animation, Videography, Book Arts and Illustration. 
·Electives ensure ample opportunity for study in a wide range of media as well as focus in a specific discipline.
• Students advance from foundation studies to specialize in a medium of their choice.     
·Students use the numerous work-study, assistantship or study abroad programs to gain valuable practical experience.

BA: TRACK III - GRAPHIC DESIGN 

BA: Track III-Graphic Design-Degree Requirments can be found in the undergraduate college catalog at this link

Degree Highlights

Offerings include Drawing, Design, Graphic Design, Web Design, Multimedia Design, Illustration, Photography, and Printmaking. Students who earn this degree look for careers as in-house Graphic Designers as well as work in design studios and advertising agencies. Students who couple a BA in Graphic Design with a second major can work in any number of Graphic Communication and Telecommunication fields. Some BA students opt for graduate studies in MA and MFA programs in Graphic Design, Broadcasting, Digital Media, Advertising and Marketing. Others continue on the graduate level in such twenty-first century disciplines as Information Architecture or Human Computer Interface Design.

Minor in Graphic Design

Minor in Graphic Design-Degree Requirements can be found in the undergraduate college catalog at this link

This study option is for students interested in studying graphic design as a compliment to their major studies.