Why Choose Graphic Design?
Graphic designers apply creative and conceptual skills to inform, educate, and persuade audiences. They demonstrate proficiency with tools and technologies to create, reproduce, and distribute visual messages. Due to an increased demand for business communication through traditional and new media outlets, graphic design job growth continues to rise.The Graphic Design Program at Ferris offers a broad-based design education to allow each student to develop in particular areas of interest such as print, package, environmental, experience, web, or interactive design
Integrates business and marketing courses within a comprehensive design curriculum providing its graduates with a broad range of skills applicable to today’s market
Provides an environment for students to work collaboratively with project team members and clients to organize and complete communication solutions
Develops students’ communication, presentation, and professional skills necessary for design business practice
Get a Great Job
Graduates of the Graphic Design Bachelor degree program enter the workplace as print and/or web designers. The program has consistently proven a 98.9 percent placement rate of its graduates in leading design firms, corporations, and agencies across the country.
The Graphic Design bachelor degree program ladders from the Graphic Design associate degree program or equivalency. All candidates must complete the course requirements of the first two years with a minimum 2.7 GPA in the major courses and a minimum 2.0 GPA overall. They must also successfully pass a portfolio review, after completing the sophomore year of study.
The Graphic Design program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree. Graduation requires a minimum 2.7 GPA in the major courses and a minimum 2.0 GPA overall. A total of 124/125 credit hours must be completed (A.A.S. and B.S.) for graduation.
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