Do Good! Do Graphic Design!
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in art with a specialization in Graphic Design addresses
problem-seeking and problem-solving skills. The curriculum stresses the importance
of conceptual development, design history, theory and the integration of form and
information for the purpose of effective communication. Emphasis is placed on social
responsibility and civic engagement and the role of the designer in society. Students
are exposed to a full range of topics such as typography, branding, publication, interactive
media and web design.
Lubbock is a unique place to make art and is positioned within a growing artistic community offering a multitude of opportunities. Guest speakers, internships, freelance experiences and strong alumni connections enhance program offerings and prepare students for careers in the professional field or to pursue a graduate degree.
Students have received scholarships and awards in prestigious competitions at both the national and international level and their work has been featured in publications and journals such as CMYK, How, and Print. Alumni have held important positions in design firms and advertising agencies throughout the country with graduates working at Texas Monthly, Condé Nast Traveler, Wired Magazine, Nike, and many more.