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Location: Chicago
Start Term: Fall, Spring
Program Type: Associate, Major

Roosevelt's graphic arts courses will give you the professional experience to be prepared to address the varying demands in the industry today. The graphic design programs emphasize the experiential nature of design through project-based learning and internship experiences with cultural institutions, businesses and even other colleges. Students also have the opportunity to showcase artwork in one of the state’s largest downtown art galleries.

Conveniently located in downtown Chicago, Roosevelt’s main campus is centered in the heart of the city. Completion of this program prepares students for entry-level positions as a Graphic Designer, Digital Production Artists, Director of Photography, Web Designer, UI-UX Designer, Videographer or an Entrepreneur.

Expectations & Requirements

Standards

The Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design Degree equips students with both manual skills and industry-based computer software to manipulate graphics, style text, arrange visual elements for publishing, design studios, advertising studios and business organizations. 

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Graphic Design Degree offers students a broad-based general education combined with an extensive design education that qualifies graduates to work across multiple media and disciplines. Through the integration of project simulations, internships and client-based experiences, students gain skills in Roosevelt's graphic design courses that are current with industry demand. Students complete the program with a professional grade portfolio that highlights the best examples of their work.

Sample Courses

  • Graphic Design
  • Design Interaction for Mobile
  • Design Interaction for Web
  • Video & Sound Production
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Publishing
  • Digital Photography & Imaging