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Graphic Design

Elevated design with a higher purpose.

Learn to visually and purposefully communicate information and ideas. 

The program combines Christian principles with the practices of design and communication theory to solve problems and craft messages using images, typography, color and form.

As a graphic design student at SAU, you’ll work with industry standard tools in dedicated, state of the art, collaborative spaces. 

Throughout the program, you’ll curate a body of personal and professional portfolio pieces from your class work, internships and internal and external client projects.

<meta charset=”utf-8″>Program Highlights

  • Hands-On Design Experience
  • Hands-On Client Projects
  • Design Theory & Application 
  • M1 iMac Computer Lab
  • Professional Portfolio Development 

Career Pathways

  • Graphic Designer
  • Creative Manager 
  • Packaging Design
  • Branding Developer 
  • Web Design
  • Freelancer/Consultant

Additional Endorsement Opportunities

  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Audio Production
  • Communication
  • Digital Influence
  • Freelance & Personal Branding
  • Photography 
  • Professional Writing
  • Speech
  • Video Production 

Core Program Courses

  • ART 162 Drawing I 
  • ART 165 2-D Design
  • ART 167 Color
  • ART 205 Photography I
  • ART 272 Intro to Graphic Design
  • ART 274 Graphic Design I
  • ART 333 Graphic Design II
  • ART 334 Graphic Design III
  • ART 335 Web Design
  • ART 376 Typography
  • COM 324 Web Content & Management
  • COM 385 Practicum
  • COM 399 Portfolio
  • COM 415 Design Thinking 
  • COM 480 Senior Seminar