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B.F.A. in Graphic Design & Multimedia

The B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Multimedia builds upon 24 credits of foundation courses for the first two years. Students will take 30 credits of advanced courses in their junior and senior years and select a 12-credit concentration in either graphic design or multimedia. In consultation with an advisor, each student will select 6 credits of electives in their areas of interest. To graduate from this major, students will need a total of 72 credits.

The B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Multimedia program will provide students with an overview of history, theory, and practice in preparation for careers in the growing fields of design, interactive media, and visual communication. Extensive offerings, including foundation courses in computer graphics, Web design, and animation and upper-level specialization in graphic design or multimedia concentrations, will prepare students for various design-related professions. Internships, professional practices, and advanced studio and special topics courses provide opportunities to develop independent portfolios.

B.A. in Digital Design

Students earning a B.A. in Digital Design will take courses in digital design for print and Web applications, 2D and 3D animation, game design, and video production, for a total of 45 credits. The B.A. in Digital Design is especially suited for students who come to GCU with associate's degrees and or transfer to the university from other programs.

Minor in Graphic Design

The graphic design minor consists of six core courses from the B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Multimedia. It can be taken by any major and is especially recommended to those in business, education, communication and modern languages.

Where our students have interned...

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey
Gelman Images
M Studio, Asbury Park
Hardware Components, Lakewood
Rizco Design, Manasquan
Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission, Toms River
Monmouth County Park System, Middletown
Independent Newspaper, Middleton
Imagemaker Assoc., Brick
Central State Hospital, Freehold
Splendor, Red Bank
Regan Graphic, Eatontown
Novatech Graphics, Little Silver
Melvin Lerman, Asbury Park
Studio 325, Red Bank
Yes Grapics, Tinton Falls
Blue Tomato Graphics, Tinton Falls
Web Alliance International, Ocean County
YouNeedDotCom, Toms River
ANewLightDesign, Point Pleasant Beach
AGGRO Creative Services, Brick


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