Graphic Design Learning Outcomes

  • Students who successfully complete a degree in Graphic Design will be able to:
  • Analyze, synthesize, and utilize design processes and strategy from concept to delivery to creatively solve communication problems.
  • Create communication solutions that address audiences and contexts, by recognizing the human factors that determine design decisions.
  • Utilize relevant applications of tools and technology in the creation, reproduction, and distribution of visual messages.
  • Apply graphic design principles in the ideation, development, and production of visual messages.
  • Identify and utilize design history, theory, and criticism from a variety of perspectives, including: art history, communication/information theory, and the social/cultural use of design objects.
  • Confidently participate in professional design practice and management within a collaborative work environment.
  • Employ best practices and management in the design profession and within a collaborative work environment.

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