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Graphic Design, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , OH,
Imagine and create visual solutions to complex problems in contemporary culture through Graphic Design. The Graphic Design program educates students in design methods, design theory, and provides the visual, conceptual, and technical skills needed to be a successful designer.Approximately 65 percent of the degree requirements are in the study of graphic design.While pursuing your degree and completing your course work, you will assemble a portfolio that can be presented to potential clients and employers.

About

  • Imagine and create visual solutions to complex problems in contemporary communication and information through graphic design. The graphic design program prepares you to channel your knowledge and creativity toward inventive and effective design solutions.
  • Graphic design requires advanced levels of visual, technical and problem-solving skills. Our program is structured to provide you with excellent opportunities and conditions to develop these attributes and become a successful design professional.
  • The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) is an intensive professional program of study specifically designed to prepare you to enter the field of graphic design and/or to continue your studies in graduate school. Approximately 65 percent of the degree requirements are in the creation and study of visual communication design. Advanced coursework will allow you to collaborate with faculty on independent special interest design problems.
  • While pursuing your degree and completing your course work, you will assemble a portfolio that can be presented to potential employers. Major effort is directed toward creating a graduation portfolio that demonstrates your exceptional work, helping you find a job or gain acceptance to graduate school. As a senior, you will present your final portfolio to faculty and the professional community.
  • Entrance portfolios are not required for acceptance into the graphic design program, but students transferring art and/or design credits from other academic institutions are required to submit a portfolio consisting of their work from each course for which they seek credit.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    131 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • VAD 220Design Processes I3
  • VAD 240Form & Concept3
  • VAD 245Typography I3
  • VAD 320Design Processes II3
  • VAD 345Typography II3
  • VAD 360Web Design3
  • VAD 411Graphic Design I3
  • VAD 412Graphic Design II3
  • VAD 415Graphic Design III3
  • VAD 498Senior/Professional Seminar - Graphic Design
  • VAD 499Portfolio and Paper - Graphic Design3
  • VAF 104Foundation Drawing3
  • VAF 112Foundation 2-D Design3
  • VAF 117Foundation 3-D Design3
  • VAF 204Drawing II3
  • VAF 216Design & Color3
  • VAH 383History of Graphic Design3
  • VAP 101Foundation Photography3
  • VAR 299Second Year Review

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Undergraduate International AdmissionInternational students applying for first-year or transfer admission to the University of Dayton must submit the following documents:
  • Application, including the essay. International students may complete either the Application for Undergraduate Admission and Scholarship or the Common Application. There is no application fee.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Official copy of secondary transcripts (in language of original issue) of all previously attended secondary schools, including dates of attendance, all subjects studied, grades earned and marks achieved on examinations; any transcripts not issued in English should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • TOEFL score (or equivalent).
  • F-1 and J-1 students must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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