Graphic Design (B.F.A.)
Unleash your creativity and work with industry professionals with a major in graphic design at UND.
Graphic designers have a powerful impact on the products we use, websites we visit and marketing messages we see. At UND, you’ll gain the skills to pursue a successful career in a variety of industries.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 21 (minor)
Why Study Graphic Design at UND?
Explore your creative side and discover new ways to present your artistic ideas. The B.F.A. in Graphic Design at UND provides the flexibility you need to experiment and the skills you need to thrive.
The only program in the state that teaches web design and letterpress design, our program is accredited by the NASAD in affiliation with AIGA. It combines an intense focus in graphic design with studies in areas such as:
- Drawing and painting
- Jewelry and metalsmithing
Leaders that Do
In the studio, the classroom and beyond, you'll develop your eye as an artist and find opportunities to showcase your talent.
Put your creativity to work with local and regional businesses through an internship
Present your pieces at professional conferences and art exhibits locally and nationally
Work closely with professional artists with industry experience
*UND Office of Institutional Research
As businesses and organizations increasingly discover the importance of professional design, a graphic arts degree is more valuable than ever. A major in graphic design sets you up for success in fields such as:
- Web design
- Production Design
- Graphic Design
- Art Direction
When You Major in Graphic Design
A Graphic Design degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Creative Suite
UND Graphic Design Major Alumni
Graphic Design alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Acme Tools
- Chapter3, LLC
- General Mills, Inc.
- Kerasotes Theatres
- The Pottery Den, LLC