Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Do you want to draw upon your own creativity and learn marketable skills?

Develop your creative process through project-based learning with studies in graphic design. Get hands-on experience in graphic design through photoshop, illustration, and typography classes.

This program is designed to provide a link between content, technology, and creative vision for emerging digital artists.

Careers in Graphic Design

  • Begin your career as an entry-level graphic designer.
  • Work as a freelance graphic artist or work in marketing and advertising.
  • Become a creative director, art director, or user experience designer.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

A Graphic Design major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar but more specified majors to explore that could align better with your interests. Examples include Animation, Digital Arts, Visual Communication, Industrial Design, Photography, Web Development, and many more.

  • Search a list of Graphic Design related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions

Download Graphic Design Pathway Sheet (PDF)