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B.F.A. in Design and Animation – Concentration in Graphic and Interactive Design

About the Program

The BFA in Design and Animation with a Concentration in Graphic and Interactive Design is a professional degree program specifically created to prepare students for a career in graphic design and its many associated career directions. Our multi-faceted curriculum offers a unique approach to student development with comprehensive courses in print graphics, UI/UX design, web design, and motion graphics. Our degree requirements also include unique opportunities for our students to further their educational experience with advanced-level options in animation, creative book arts, digital imaging, interactive design, photography, and explorative typography.

Core Courses

  • Basic Design and Composition
  • Introduction to Digital Design
  • Graphic Design Studio I
  • Typography

Student Outcomes

Graduates of this program are well-prepared to find careers as graphic designers, UI/UX designers, web designers, marketers, book designers, illustrators, product designers, and more. 

Undergraduate Research & Internships

In addition to completing internships and project-based courses, students in this program gain real-world experience by developing a portfolio of original projects and designs that showcase their unique talents and style.

Photo of Mike Richison, MFA

Mike Richison, MFA

Associate Professor;
Departmental Advising Coordinator

Art and Design

Rechnitz Hall, 211

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Corey Dzenko, Ph.D.

Associate Professor;
Departmental Advising Coordinator

Art and Design

Rechnitz Hall, 312