Entertain, inform, influence and persuade. Graphic design professionals create with words and images across media channels to solve visual communication challenges.
In the BFA Graphic Design program, students focus on designing from concept to visualization through creation for print and interactive environments and experiences — web, UX, mobile, social, motion graphics, VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality), and other new media applications.
The curriculum includes a liberal arts and visual design foundation, art and design history, and design theory. It builds on major courses in the broad fundamentals of graphic design with advanced courses in identity, branding, interactive, mobile, video and sound, motion graphics and storytelling, along with emergent technologies, such as AR and 360 video.
Students in this graphic design program get practical experience through internships and collaborations with public and nonprofit partners.
All the professors at RBSD are accomplished designers in various fields, and most are published authors as well. They helped me prepare for the challenges I would face as a young designer in an intensely competitive field, and ultimately they have set me up for my success.
At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.
Kean graphic design graduates work at companies such as Disney, West Elm, Bokksu.com, We Are Social, GLOW, Google, Saatchi , Oglivy, McCann, Prudential and Major League Baseball. Their titles include:
- Graphic Designer
- Senior Graphic Designer
- Art Director
- Design Director
- UX UI Designer
- Web Designer
- Mobile designer
- Social Media Strategist/Designer
- Brand Design
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Founded in 1944, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 352 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for art and design and art/design-related disciplines, and provides assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in artistic, scholarly, educational and other art/design-related endeavors.
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