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Digital Graphic Design

Major Overview

49 credits

Why digital graphic design ?
The Digital Graphic Design major is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in visual communications, graphic design, publishing, web design, and motion design. Since most of the information we receive today is visual in nature, the Digital Graphic Design student is trained to communicate effectively in the visual world. Areas of study include: typography, photo processes, illustration, web design, motion design, and all of the computer applications necessary to realize these areas such as Adobe Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, and Dreamweaver.

Career Options
Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers; art directors; graphic designers; illustrators; photographers; web designers

High School Preparation
Art History; Studio Art; Computer/Graphic Arts; Drafting; Photography; Website Design

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

Robert McColl, M.F.A.
Chair, Art & Design Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #66
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1591
rmmcoll@smumn.edu