The Graphics program provides the graduate with the demonstrable skills, documented experience, a portfolio of evidence, and the personal confidence to enter a career in which the ability to create, produce, and effectively use graphic identity and communications is a critical requirement. The program is task-oriented, intended to provide “embedded skills” beneficial to most careers.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Create communications in typography and images using computers.
- Develop craftspersonship skills for building computer files for screen and print output.
- Evaluate and analyze the role of graphics in historical and contemporary societies.
Careers in the field of Graphics include:
- Graphic Designer
- Pre-Press Technician
- Production Artist
- Photographer’s Digital Assistant
- Public Relations Sign and Tradeshow Displays
- Publications (newspaper, magazine, book)
- Gaming and Multimedia
- Printing Trades
- Food Industry Marketing
- Financial/Business Services
- Medical/Legal (forensic) Support
- Business Information Management
- Religious Organization Non-profit Support and Fund-raising
- Museum and Gallery Staff
- Art and Graphic Supply Sales
- Art and Music Promotion
- Direct Marketing
Additionally, companies and organizations hire employees with skills to work on a variety of graphics needs including:
- Corporate Identity/Information
- Packaging Merchandising Labels and Stickers
- Imprinted Clothing
- Award and Incentive
- Product Imprinting