The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design. The curriculum is 180 credit hours: 35 credit hours of foundation studies, 55 credit hours of general education, 75 credit hours of major courses, and 15 hours of additional electives.
The Graphic Design program at SCAD has a “world-changing design” focus. Students learn about the new and emerging technologies in graphic design, while being exposed to a diverse faculty ranging from all over the world. By introducing different, diverse perspectives to the students, they have a global approach and understanding to graphic design. Students explore problem-solving from a creative perspective and determine a variety of different solutions. Students complete many projects that include a wide array of graphic design work, including: promotional campaigns, packaging, posters, publications, websites, brand design, and several others.
Courses include: Typography, Vector & Raster Graphics, Production Design, Web Design, Drawing I, Drawing II, Design I, Design II, Color: Theory and Application, Visual Design Systems, and several others.
Careers in graphic design include, but are not limited to: Art director, Design director, Display designer, Typeface designer, User experience designer, Environmental designer, Information designer, Web designer, Mobile designer, and Sign systems designer, Graphic designer in: Advertising, Publishing, Film and television, Government, Healthcare services, and Corporations.
A diploma from a United States high school or its equivalent
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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