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Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design

Format: In person on the Statesboro Campus
Credit Hours: 124

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Georgia Southern University prepares you for careers in today’s creative and innovative society. Our graphic design degree challenges you think critically and visually in order to solve commercial, cultural, global and social communication problems.

Visual communication solutions typically include:

  •       Complex identity and branding systems
  •       Publications and layout
  •       Motion sequences
  •       Advertising
  •       Retail products
  •       Architectural signage
  •       Information structures
  •       Websites

Our students work with professional software and printing methods to create attention-grabbing designs.

Graphic Design Careers

Graphic design majors learn a wide range of critical thinking and visual skills that equip them for several careers. These include:

  • Creative Services Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • User Interface(UI)/User Experience (UX) Designer
  • Multimedia Artist/Animator
  • Set Designer for Theatre and Film
  • Web Designer
  • Brand Specialist
  • Creative Director
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Fashion Designer

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Along with your BFA in Graphic Design coursework, you will focus on professional opportunities and practical experience, building a portfolio that will enable you to enter the industry. At our graphic design school, you will have access to resources that include: 

  • Mac computer labs
  • Photography studio with green screens
  • SLR digital cameras
  • Plotters and printers
  • Laser cutters and engravers
  • 3D printers
  • Adobe suite
  • and more

The Graphic Design major is only offered on the Statesboro Campus while the Graphic Design minor is fully offered on the Statesboro and the Armstrong campuses. Students should consult with their academic advisor before registering for classes.

Georgia Southern also offers a minor in Graphic Communication on the Statesboro Campus. This means our students have the opportunity to learn the full scope of the design and production process — making our graduates uniquely marketable.

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Last updated: 11/28/2023